Durable Manufacturing Tooling Designer(Hybrid)


North Berwick, ME

Date Posted:



United States of America


PW105: North Berwick Wells Road, Route 9, North Berwick, ME, 03906 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?

The Durable Tooling Designer supports the design and manufacturing of durable tooling in their assigned area(s). Durable tooling includes machining fixtures, gauges, lifting devices, and material handling equipment to support Module Centers & Operations (MC&O). This position operates within the durable tooling value stream and serves as a conduit between internal stakeholders, Operational Excellence, OEM design services, and tooling OEMs. You will achieve day-to-day objectives that have significant impact on your assigned work area. You are a self-directed team player operating with minimal oversight. Your expertise is important to us so we expect that you will provide measurable input to new products, processes, or standards in operational plans to implement business strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze tooling packages from Manufacturing Engineering to understand scope-of-work requirements.
  • Conduct concept and layout approval design reviews to support new and legacy programs.
  • Calculate cost estimates for tool design and manufacturing projects.
  • Complete export reviews for jurisdiction and classification of tool drawings, CAD files, and tooling commodities.
  • Validate supplier quotes meet technical requirements.
  • Approve and release durable tooling reference packages for design, manufacturing, alteration, and/or repair.
  • Participate and adhere to cross-training practices to broaden your expertise and overall business process capacity across the Module Centers & Operations (MC&O) organization.
  • Disposition supplier non-conformances for accept, reject, or repair and lead supplier to complete RRCA for all escapes.
  • Serve as a key voice in alterations to Pratt & Whitney’s Tool Design Manual and Control of Tooling standard work so that we infuse consistency across the execution work stream.
  • Comply with all tooling-related company procedures and processes.
  • Execute to Manufacturing Engineering Specifications and Manufacturing Engineering Instructions.
  • Candidate will be operationally and technically involved with any tool management software launches pursued by their assigned Module Center.
  • Must be able to review drawings and concepts and resolve producibility concerns.
  • Must be able work well in an integrated product development/design environment.
  • Candidate must possess a positive attitude and be able communicate well with staff and management.
  • Role likely requires 10%-20% travel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) with 5+ years of prior relevant experience; OR
  • Advanced Degree with 3+ years of experience; OR
  • In absence of a degree, 9+ years of relevant experience is required
  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts
  • Experience in dimension and geometric tolerance of tooling prints and models
  • Proficient in NX or similar CAD software
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting 2-D drawings, 3-D CAD models, and GD&T (ASME Y14.5), ability to design for manufacturing simplicity, and a strong understanding of technical blueprints
  • Office 365 experience (e.g., Excel, Word, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Teamcenter and SAP
  • Knowledge of Global Trade Compliance requirements
  • Familiarity with model-based definition (MBD)
  • Understanding of AS 9100
  • Understanding of ISO 13399
  • Experience working with any premier tool management software

What is my role type?

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:

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.

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.

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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