Instrumentation - Applied Sensor Quality Engineer

United Technologies   •  

Middletown, CT

Industry: Transportation


11 - 15 years

Posted 170 days ago

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Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. Headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, the company has locations around the United States and across the world.

We are a global leader in aviation propulsion and we are behind many of the major advances in both military and commercial engines. We design, manufacture and service aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products.

SE-V Instrumentation is looking for an Applied Sensor Quality Engineering to support all Pratt & Whitney military, commercial and industrial development engine programs. The Applied Sensor Quality Engineering is a key position ensuring work instruction and instrumentation execution meet required standards, comply with ESW, and result in robust, durable installations. Delivering accurate and reliable sensor installations is essential to providing customer data and supporting engine development programs. The Sensor Engineering team is an integral part of the Engine Integrated Product Teams and must be able to handle rapidly changing requirements in a fast paced development atmosphere.

Responsibilities of this position include:

• Hardware review and documentation
• Lab incoming work instruction review
• Strain gage/engineering signoffs
• Review in process lab instrumentation as a daily spot check of all assignments
• Provide expert level guidance to the lab and engineering for installations and work instructions
• Assist discipline chief in further developing standard work, resolving DIVEs, and resolving quality issues.
• Drive ACE practices • Assist the team in creation of management level presentations related to instrumentation.

Qualification: Basic Qualifications:

10+ years of experience with instrumentation applications.
US Citizen due to program requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

MS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with 7+ years of experience.
Knowledge of pressure, temperature, strain and vibration sensors and/or Sensor Applications experience highly preferred. Experience in development of gas turbine engines and engine part repair validation processes preferred.
Candidate must possess excellent organization, communication and project management skills.
Candidate must also possess good interpersonal skills and be able to work both independently and in a team environment.
Current U.S. Government Secret level security clearance is a plus.
Ability to obtain such clearance is required.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation.
The goal of our diversity strategy is to create a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Employee Resource Groups:

The 9 ERGs have a collective mission of supporting P&W's recruitment, development and retention efforts through workshops, and events that promote personal/professional development, employee engagement, community involvement and business value.
• All ERGs are open to all UTC employees, participation is voluntary

• ERGs strive to provide short and long-term professional and personal benefits to their members

• There are many other employee organizations at P&W, often more recreational in nature (e.g. jazz band and bicycling club).

A Great Place To Work


We’re known for moving the world forward – building machines that run for hours, days and weeks without pause. But, people aren’t machines.
This year, UTC updated the vacation policy to provide more vacation time sooner. As soon as you start your role, you’ll be eligible for 15 paid vacation days (10-19 yrs., 20 days & 20+ yrs., 25 days).
Birth and Parental leave:

As a mother or father you have time off options to consider while caring for and bonding with your child.
UTC offers 8 paid weeks of birth and adoption leave and 4 paid weeks for parental leave.
Employee Scholar Program:

We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ESP
We believe that individual and corporate success is motivated by lifelong learning; we enable employees to continue their higher education. We want to have the best-educated workforce on the planet.
ESP is one of the most comprehensive company-sponsored employee education programs in the world. More than 45,000 employees have earned more than 38,000 degrees.
Pratt & Whitney is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education: BS degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with 10+ years of experience with instrumentation applications.

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.

Job ID 68204BR