Adaptive Engines Program Manager - Major Subs

United Technologies Corporation
East Hartford
Oct 11, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

The Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP) is Pratt & Whitney's next generation fighter engine development program. The USAF LCMC customer anticipates this 5-year, $1B program could lead to source selection decisions to power one or more legacy or future aircraft platforms. The contract has been awarded, and the team is off and running. The "transition" is intended to bring a full engine design from technology demonstration to "ready for low-risk entry into EMD." Pratt & Whitney must perform flawlessly on this program to maintain our dominant position in the Military Engines market segment.

The Role:

The Adaptive Engines Program Manager for Major Subcontracts reports to the General Manager of Adaptive Engine Programs. The Major Subs PM will work with technical leaders throughout Engineering, as well as business functions (Master Scheduling, Finance, EVMS, Contracts, Legal), to ensure that all Major Subcontractor work is performed flawlessly. This PM will manage a major portion of the overall AETP scope. Key responsibilities include:

* Build strong relationships with leaders within P&W, at Major Suppliers and at the USAF customer,

* Work with Engineering leaders to establish effective contractual and process linkages with major subs,

* Lead the overall team associated with major subs to support a winning technical solution on cost, ahead of schedule and

* Prepare for strong major subcontractor processes ahead of the next phase of the development cycle.

This is a rare opportunity to play a major leadership role in the USAF's premier fighter engine development program. Qualifications The right candidate:

Seeks to build on solid experience in Program Management, Engineering, Operations and/or Supply Chain Management (8-12 years preferred)

Understands the benefits and challenges of leading cross-functional teams

Exudes passion for developing people and P&W's future

Is willing to think differently and find creative ways to get the job done

Is able to provide the right amount of guidance to world-class aerospace professionals

Embraces the wisdom of rigorous program management tools and practices (and might even be PMP certified)

Exhibits outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Holds an active government security clearance Education Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or other relevant field, required; MBA preferred.