New job Staff Engineer, Gear Design in Connecticut

Staff Engineer, Gear Design

Company : Pratt & Whitney
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Connecticut

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Businesses Pratt & Whitney

Job ID 01441262

Date posted 04/12/2021

City East Hartford

State Connecticut

Country United States

Date Posted:



United States of America


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

Pratt & Whitney is working to, once again, transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

Are you ready to go beyond?

Mechanical Systems, Externals and Nacelles Engineering (MSEN) is responsible for all of the engineering activities for gears, bearings, seals, externals and nacelles across PW's military and commercial products including the highly successful Geared Turbofan (GTF) family of engines, and on military applications like the F-15, F-16, F-22 Raptor, and the F-35 Lightning II Fighter aircraft.

The MSEN Engineering organization is seeking an experienced gear design to support PW product line from the GTF Fan Drive Gear System to accessory gearboxes on both commercial and military engines.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Design and analyze spur, helical, spiral bevel gears, and transmission systems

  • Work with PW engine partners and suppliers in technology development programs

  • Support field investigations as technical leader

  • Support transmissions producibility changes working with PW Operations group and suppliers

  • Support PW Operations in assessing product nonconformance's

  • Mentor and develop more junior gear designers

  • 10% travel is anticipated

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering or a related technical field

  • 7+ years of experience in the design, development and manufacturing of aerospace gear systems

  • Experience with gear manufacturing processes

  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced engineering degree

  • Experience with the design of aerospace gear systems (Epicyclical, Accessory, Spur, Helical, Bevel)

  • Familiarity gear industry standards and design tools and manufacturing trends

  • Proven ability to work innovatively and collaboratively with universities, suppliers and customers to overcome technical and program challenges

  • Ability to craft and deliver clear communication

Do you wish you could put your technical expertise to better use? If you are ready for a challenge, then we encourage you to apply. We demand quality in all we do which is what cultivates our success in the Aerospace Industry.

  • Remote work arrangements are available.

Raytheon Technologies 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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