United Technologies Corporation Deputy Chief Project Engineer in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 72133BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

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.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry’s biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, ES focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

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!

The Deputy Chief Project Engineer will help coordinate the entire UTAS ES engineering effort required to support Pratt & Whitney Canada programs. In this highly visible role the candidate will have the opportunity to work not only with UTAS engineering but also coordinate with UTAS Program Office and Pratt & Whitney Canada. The candidate will be expected to stand in on behalf of the Chief Project Engineer as required. The candidate will also be expected to manage communications between the engineering teams, the customer, and with both Pratt & Whitney Canada and UTAS Senior Leadership.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and guidance to the Project Engineering IPTs in support of Pratt & Whitney Canada programs

  • Manage overall program milestones though tracking IPT’s to commitment and providing overall program execution communication

  • Maintain overall program technical risk assessment including the identification of program level technical risk mitigation plans and establishing and tracking tasks to reduce risk

  • Coordinate overall program technical communications internally and externally

  • Be the engineering focal point for Pratt & Whitney Canada programs for insuring tasks are appropriately planned, baselined and tracked via EVMS as applicable.

  • Ensure all IPTs are tracking to their plans.

  • Ensure all technical scope changes are properly coordinated with the Program Office and full alignment is gained prior to execution of unplanned work

  • Communicate effectively (verbally and written) to program team, management, and PW

  • Stand in and represent the Chief Project Engineering Office when needed

  • Work with UTAS functional managers to ensure proper resource plans are in place

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years relevant work experience in Engineering or Program/Project Management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Job requires excellent communication and project management skills

  • Understands the benefits and challenges of leading cross-functional teams

  • Ability to communicate clearly across all levels of the organization (including Executive leadership)

  • Experience with Controls Systems on commercial Engines is a plus

  • Industry experience in Aerospace and Defense is a plus

Working Environment:

  • Position may require travel to Pratt & Whitney Canada or UTAS or supplier sites

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with experience in an Engineering organization

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:

  • 7+ years relevant work experience in Engineering or Program/Project Management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Job requires excellent communication and project management skills

  • Understands the benefits and challenges of leading cross-functional teams

  • Ability to communicate clearly across all levels of the organization (including Executive leadership)

  • Experience with Controls Systems on commercial Engines is a plus

  • Industry experience in Aerospace and Defense is a plus

Working Environment:

  • Position may require travel to Pratt & Whitney Canada or UTAS or supplier sites

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.