United Technologies Corporation Senior Engineer - Project Engineering in Chula Vista, California

Job ID: 68912BR

City: Chula Vista

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

You probably never think about it, but the engines on an aircraft need to be housed in safe, aerodynamic structures called “nacelles.” UTC Aerospace Systems’ Aerostructures business is a world leader in nacelle technology, which leads to better fuel efficiency, less engine noise and critical stopping power when the airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing airplane platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of engineering and certification tests for new programs, legacy programs, aftermarket, verification & validation plans, all aspects of management of the test plans, project schedule creation/ maintenance, and percent completion of tasks and troubleshooting.

  • Interacting between engineering groups, manufacturing, supply chain, and test lab.

  • Ensure on-time and quality execution of program test activities, including test reports.

  • Test plan creation, data reduction, and generation of test reports.

  • Resolve issues of difficult scope including test design, material selection, test failure risk mitigation, customer requirement changes, scope creep while maintaining commitments to schedule, cost and quality.

  • Manage various types of testing for completion (fire, lightning, structural, and vibration) becoming the single point of contact for each test.

Project Management:

  • Ability to create a plan and execute to it (project management).

  • Able to meet technical deliverables on time and on budget.

  • Understanding risk and how to mitigate.

  • Understanding of LEAN/Continuous Improvement principles.

  • Excellent Communication Skills.

  • Excellent Organizational Skills.

Technical:

  • Strong knowledge of test methods and procedures.

  • Fabrication/testing experience of nacelle components (Fire, Lightning, Structural an / or Vibration).

  • Composites fabrication and repair background a plus.

  • Important to be creative, analytical, self-starter, energetic and work well in a team environment at all levels of the organization.

  • Technical writing experience a plus (Test Plans and Reports).

  • Knowledge of materials and processes specifications.

  • Strong knowledge of the type certification process.

Software:

  • Must possess excellent MS Office Skills, especially Excel with strong MS Project (or equivalent) knowledge and experience.

  • Knowledge of design tools such as CATIA.

  • Experience with SAP a plus.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to create a plan and execute to it (project management).

  • Able to meet technical deliverables on time and on budget.

  • Understanding risk and how to mitigate.

  • Understanding of LEAN/Continuous Improvement principles.

  • Excellent Communication Skills.

  • Excellent Organizational Skills.

  • Strong knowledge of test methods and procedures.

  • Fabrication/testing experience of nacelle components (Fire, Lightning, Structural an / or Vibration).

  • Important to be creative, analytical, self-starter, energetic and work well in a team environment at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of materials and processes specifications.

  • Strong knowledge of the type certification process.

  • Must possess excellent MS Office Skills, especially Excel with strong MS Project (or equivalent) knowledge and experience.

  • Knowledge of design tools such as CATIA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Technical writing experience (Test Plans and Reports).

  • Composites fabrication and repair background.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 4 to 7 years experience.

  • Master's Degree with 2-5 years experience.

  • Doctorate Degree with 0 - 2 years experience.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

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United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to create a plan and execute to it (project management).

  • Able to meet technical deliverables on time and on budget.

  • Understanding risk and how to mitigate.

  • Understanding of LEAN/Continuous Improvement principles.

  • Excellent Communication Skills.

  • Excellent Organizational Skills.

  • Strong knowledge of test methods and procedures.

  • Fabrication/testing experience of nacelle components (Fire, Lightning, Structural an / or Vibration).

  • Important to be creative, analytical, self-starter, energetic and work well in a team environment at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of materials and processes specifications.

  • Strong knowledge of the type certification process.

  • Must possess excellent MS Office Skills, especially Excel with strong MS Project (or equivalent) knowledge and experience.

  • Knowledge of design tools such as CATIA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP.

  • Technical writing experience (Test Plans and Reports).

  • Composites fabrication and repair background.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.