Lead Auditor & Scheduler, Airfoils (Onsite)


Columbus, GA

Date Posted:



United States of America


PW103: Columbus GA 8801 Macon Road, PO Box 9903, Columbus, GA, 31908 USA

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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.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

What You Will Do

The Columbus Compliance team is looking for a Lead Auditor & Scheduler, Airfoils to lead and conduct quality system, process, and product audits. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and participate in quality system, engineering, value stream, process, and product audits
  • Create and assist in the maintenance of audit process standard work
  • Coordinate the site internal audit schedule
  • Support 2nd and 3rd party audits; lead supplier quality system audits if required
  • Maintain audit records and manage/track/follow up on associated corrective actions
  • Facilitate the development of root cause and corrective action for audit findings/non-conformances and compliance problems and reviewing and approving CARs in ETQ
  • Participate/lead process improvement initiatives as needed
  • Collect and analyze process data, transform into meaningful information shared with senior management (i.e., control towers, MCAB, etc.)
  • Interact and communicate with various groups and levels of management
  • Demonstrate high level of customer focus, business judgment, adaptability, teamwork and communication skills
  • Manage projects with an impact to the organization associated with Quality Systems and compliance
  • Train, coach, and mentor internal auditors and compliance coordinators
  • Delegate and review internal auditor and compliance coordinator activities
  • Communicate both inside and outside of the organization (i.e., multi-disciplines, customers, regulatory agencies, suppliers, etc.)
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization in both verbal and written formats
  • May require weekend availability as business needs arise
  • Able to travel up to 15% both domestic and internationally, if needed

Qualifications You Must Have

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years of quality experience and/or auditing in a highly-regulated industry OR Master’s Degree with 5+ years of relevant experience

  • In absence of a degree, 12+ years of relevant experience is required

  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are authorized to access information under this program/contract

Qualifications We Prefer

  • Previous quality auditing experience in Aviation, Space, or Defense industry

  • AS9100 Lead Auditor Certificate

  • Experience in the aviation, aerospace or defense industries

  • Experience delivering presentations to all levels of management for compliance activities/metrics

  • Knowledge of CORE Principles including experience leading/coaching teams through use of RCCA tools

  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, work instructions, quality manuals, FAI reports and other relevant detailed instructions

  • Six Sigma or advanced Lean Certifications

Learn More & Apply Now

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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