United Technologies Corporation Deputy Chief - Thermal Management System Project Engineer in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 72389BR

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Engineering, Thermal Fluid Sciences

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!

UTC Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Deputy Thermal Management System Project Chief who directs all phases of programs from inception through completion.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and coordinates the administrative and operational aspects of ongoing projects within program guidelines.

  • Liaises between program management and planning, project execution team and product line management.

  • Reviews project and budget status, manages schedules and prepares reports.

  • Monitors and assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality and customer satisfaction goals and objective.

  • Represents UTC as the primary customer contact for projects.

  • Establish design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.

  • Meets program schedules and budgets and ensures the integrity of the integrated master schedule for project(s).

  • Execution of development program to requirements including technical, cost, schedule for the Controls subsystem throughout the design, development and validation phases.

  • Ensure internal and external milestones are achieved

  • Component interface negotiations and definition

  • Act as the authority for new product development and project execution for the assigned subsystem.

  • Influence successful execution of the various disciplines within the product design organization.

  • Support new business pursuits, including customer technical visits, preparation of RFI responses, and responsibility for the preparation of technical proposals

  • Ensure the integrity of world-class project management process through the use of integrated scheduling, earned value management (EVMS) reporting and risk management

  • Provide technical collaboration, leadership and mentorship to our multi-discipline engineering team • Lead and/or support system architecture trade studies.

  • Lead and/or support the development of electrical, mechanical, and software specifications based on system simulation and top-level requirements.

  • Oversee and manage requirements tracking and validation.

  • Work collaboratively with other Engineering disciplines, Programs, Operations, Quality and Supply Chain to achieve optimal design solutions.

  • Champion superior ethical and professional behavior in all situations.

  • Soliciting, reviewing and completing basis of estimates

  • Creating, maintaining and monitoring projects using integrated master schedules

  • Establishing project baselines and measure performance using Earned Value Management techniques. Mapping project scope in a work breakdown structure

  • Identifying, managing and obtaining approval for project scope changes

  • Identifying and managing risks and develop and execute appropriate mitigation

  • Preparing status reports/presentations for customers, stakeholders, and leadership teams

  • Resolving project issues with project stakeholders

  • Continuous improvement of tools and best practices for project management function

  • Abiding by all federal, state, local and company policies and procedures

  • Respond in an urgent manner to customer requests to resolve technical problems or issues during design, development, and service.

  • Use the ACE tools to identify opportunities to improve the tools, methods and processes used by Project Engineers. Also, lead the necessary activities to ensure efficiency gains from these changes are incorporated.

  • Enforce the application of lessons learned in new product development programs

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to Project Engineers by hosting discipline meetings and initiating one-on-one discussions.

  • Travel is occasionally required for visits to customer or supplier facilities.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in the gas turbine industry.

  • 7+years of related experience in project engineering/management required.

  • Must have direct experience with using Microsoft Project to develop a fully integrated master schedule

  • Strong knowledge of earned value management techniques, including but not limited to: cost/control accounts, performance measurement techniques, and variance reporting preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer 8+ years of experience with Aerospace engine applications.

  • Experience with the creation and submission of proposals. Experience with Tiger, Cobra, SAP or other equivalent Earned Value Mgmt System to monitor and report on task. Experience working with aerospace Quality control, as well as Technical and Manufacturing Readiness Level processes associated with engine control and thermal management components.

  • Experience leading the discipline by utilizing their knowledge of engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, quality, and customer support.

  • Prefer individual with experience leading medium to large sized programs/projects with a budget of at least five million dollars per year ($5M/year)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering is required.

  • Master Degree in Business Administration or Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace Engineering is preferred.

Individual must be able to hold or be able to obtain government security clearance

At this time, UTC Aerospace Systems will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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:

  • 10+ years of experience in the gas turbine industry.

  • 7+years of related experience in project engineering/management required.

  • Must have direct experience with using Microsoft Project to develop a fully integrated master schedule

  • Strong knowledge of earned value management techniques, including but not limited to: cost/control accounts, performance measurement techniques, and variance reporting preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer 8+ years of experience with Aerospace engine applications.

  • Experience with the creation and submission of proposals. Experience with Tiger, Cobra, SAP or other equivalent Earned Value Mgmt System to monitor and report on task. Experience working with aerospace Quality control, as well as Technical and Manufacturing Readiness Level processes associated with engine control and thermal management components.

  • Experience leading the discipline by utilizing their knowledge of engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, quality, and customer support.

  • Prefer individual with experience leading medium to large sized programs/projects with a budget of at least five million dollars per year ($5M/year)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

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.

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