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Quality Engineer

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Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01276660 Date posted 01/02/2019 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. The company's 36,000 employees support more than 11,000 customers in 195 countries around the world. The Hot Section Module Center South is a dynamic, high-volume organization that delivers a complex and technically superior product. As the Center of Excellence for Turbine Airfoils, Hot Section Module Center South has a very strong but significant future. We are implementing cutting edge manufacturing technology to produce the latest in Turbine Airfoil designs for new engine programs like Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) and Next Generation Part Family (NGPF) while continuing to retain high-reaching advantage. The organization needs to ensure material has precise quality and at cost as demand increases to unprecedented amounts. We have a rare opportunity for a talented Quality Engineer to be based in East Hartford, CT. Quality Engineers are integral to ourcontinued success as the leaders of problem resolution teams related to part manufacture in the value stream, the drivers of process improvement and educators of technical requirements.

Job Description

  • Act as liaisons between the mod center, program office and internal customer when discussing quality concerns.
  • In this position, you will be to support the shop floor.
  • Investigating non-conformances as they are crafted and resolving whether the process should be shut down, addressing interpretation questions on quality issues, resolving issues that stop parts from being processed.
  • Reduce customer escapes by identifying non-conformance drivers and implementing solutions.
  • Drive scrap, rework and repair dollars to the lowest achievable levels by participation in process monitoring and improvement projects.
  • Comply with FAA, and DCMA standards, applicable laws, and company policies.
  • Provide strategic leadership in the development and implementation of project quality plans to obtain annual reduction goals in Scrap, Rework and Repair (SRR) and escapes to flight operations and DCMA discrepancies.
  • Improve internal and external manufacturing, assembly, inspection, and test processes to reduce and prevent defects and prevent quality escapes to our customers
  • Provide quality engineering support (interpretation, process approvals, etc.)
  • Participate in technical investigations
  • Assist with immediate risk containment measures and systemic mistake proof solutions to improve quality, cost, and delivery performance.
  • Develop and deliver technical training to the inspection and operations teams
  • Support the development of productivity initiatives to improve product acceptance methodology.
  • Integrate goals that will align with process quality engineering activities.
  • 10% - 20% travel

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 years of Quality experience in an aerospace environment
  • US Citizen due to government contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with AS9100 / ISO 9001 quality systems preferred
  • Previous Operations environment experience in RRCA and Continuous Improvement
  • Effective social skills, forward thinking, problem solving, multi-tasking skills, ability to work in a dynamic environment, self-directed with a strong ability to drive and deliver results

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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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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