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Sr. Project Engineer - Engine Sensors

Pratt & Whitney
Windsor Locks, CT
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Sr. Project Engineer - Engine Sensors Description at United Technologies Corporation

Sr. Project Engineer - Engine Sensors

Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems Job ID 57697BR Date posted 12/06/2017 City Windsor Locks State Connecticut Country US

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

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!

The Pratt & Whitney Engine Systems (PWES) Project Organization at United Technologies Aerospace Systems – Electric, Engine and Environmental Control Systems is seeking a Project Engineer with demonstrated leadership experience in meeting customer and company objectives. Job responsibilities require an energetic and dedicated individual to operate within a faced paced, multidisciplinary team to drive development and qualification of a temperature sensor for a new military engine platform.

Successful candidate will be a highly skilled individual with excellent communications skills, eager and capable of being held accountable for achievement of business objectives, and who understands and recognizes the importance of holding others accountable for their actions. Candidate possesses good time management principles and able to manage multiple priorities of assigned personnel. Applicants should demonstrate a good work ethic and be committed to the success of the business.

The candidate will be responsible for the following:

- Lead the execution of a new temperature sensor project from preliminary design concept through engine qualification testing
- Plan and manage program budgets, schedules, and resources
- Anticipate and mitigate technical / program risks to minimize overall impact
- Communicate program status to engineering leadership, customers, and the program office
- Understand customer and internal processes and ensure adherence to UTAS standard work
- Define organizational/process deficiencies and implement corrective action


- 5+ years experience in Project or Program Management, preferably in a fast-paced environment. Advanced degree in engineering with 3+ years of experience in Program/Project Management.
- Experience with design, test, and manufacture of sensors and electric systems
- Experience in the Development to Production product life cycle
- Familiarity with mechanical/electrical/manufacturing engineering concepts
- Experience managing/leading projects utilizing an Earned Value Management System
- Experience working and leading Integrated Product Development teams
- Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary along with the ability to work in a team environment
- Experience with manufacturing processes and lean manufacturing a plus
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Project & Excel
- Experience working resource plans necessary for successful program operation

Successful candidate will be highly adaptable and will inspire confidence in their team by maintaining a positive attitude while driving accountability and urgency.


BS in a relevant Engineering Discipline (Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace). Advanced degree in Engineering and/or Business desired

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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