Supplier Manufacturing Engineer - Sheet Metal Fabrication

Pratt & Whitney
East Hartford
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Supplier Manufacturing Engineer - Sheet Metal Fabrication

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Company (UTC) is currently seeking Supplier Manufacturing Engineers to provide support supplier schedule ramp up efforts for NGPF and F135 engines. As part of Core Manufacturing operations, Engineers will work with suppliers, part producers, customers, partners and internal cells to uphold and ensure quality standards and continuous improvements in methods and processes.

Sheet Metal Fabrication Supplier Manufacturing Engineer duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

* Support manufacturing of fabricated parts at designated Pratt & Whitney suppliers

* Supporting suppliers with manufacturing methods and processes necessary for sheet metal fabrication, forming, welding and processing on complex jet engine parts

* Highly capable of troubleshooting any sheet metal manufacturing issue

* Support SHPC and PIPT/ICMT teams by leading the manufacturing support for produceability issues, driving robust process capability, and supplier journey in the UPPAP process

* Participate on manufacturing reviews, part transitions to new suppliers, new product introduction reviews, and review models and preliminary design versus design standards

* Provide manufacturing produceability input to designs and part family process standards

* Perform technical reviews of supplier manufacturing improvement plans

* Provide input for manufacturing release reviews for Engineering Changes

* Lead manufacturing decision-making activities at supplier and provide input for process improvement, cost reduction and automation

* Compile and review part family yield history to identify any potential issues or concerns and create action plans to address quality, cost, and delivery gaps

* Maintaining and driving continuous improvements to manufacturing standard work, ensuring alignment with customer requirements, and systemic audit findings

* Evaluate in process special handling, part protection, packaging, tooling, special test and inspections concepts, and equipment

* Provide urgent manufacturing support for critical supply issues and troubleshooting quality issues and assist suppliers with root cause and corrective actions

Experience / Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related engineering technical field is required

* Must have a 6-8+ years of related manufacturing experience with a strong shop operations background

* Detailed knowledge of principles and practices of manufacturing engineering including process planning and development, tool selection, and work holding principles

Preferred Qualifications:

* Supply base interaction

* Technical experience in manufacturing of engine components including fabrications, ducts, manifolds, seals, heat shields

* Proficiency in at least one of the following manufacturing disciplines:

* Sheet Metal Fabrication, Forming, Welding or Special processing technology

EEO/AAP Statement

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.