Product Manufacturing Engineer (Onsite)


Middletown, CT

Date Posted:



United States of America


PW102: Middletown Aircraft Rd P.O. Box 611, Middletown, CT, 06457 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 Product Manufacturing Engineer (ME) will be responsible for specific part or part family MRL advancement through the execution of MRL elements such as PFMEA, Control Plan & Gage R&R. The scope of this role will include both PW internal shop and supply chain components.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As Product ME, it is expected that a complete understanding of the part manufacturing from input material to delivery, including understanding customer needs, delivery stream requirements, trends in tolerance data, problem solving, and resolution of quality non-conformances and production related issues are all part of the job function.
  • With specific parts ownership, this role will drive manufacturing process improvements across multiple process steps that spans the full value stream of the parts.
  • Provide focused & effective leadership in the advancement of MRL elements to drive manufacturing risk identification and mitigation to achieve superior quality performance.
  • Identify & implement process optimization & control methods to eliminate/prevent quality turn backs /escapes and reduce overall product costs.
  • As a key member of the Integrated Product Team (IPT), significant interaction with product designers, tool designers, quality assurance, systems designers, and other stakeholders is required
  • Use statistical analysis tools to perform Root cause analysis and corrective actions on non-conforming product.
  • Drive targeted manufacturing process optimization activities through MRL tools such as VSM and Process Flow Diagram, PFMEA, Control Plans, Measurement Systems Analysis, Yield & Cost curves and Qualification plan.
  • The discipline and follow-through to fully document problem statements, observations, conclusions, calculations and recommendations.
  • Support the project pipeline process to select, prioritize and scope projects to business objectives, integrated with other continuous improvement activities and ACE/CORE initiatives.
  • Schedule and facilitate periodic project reviews and ensure validation of MRL gate advancements.
  • Use effective scorecards and metrics to ensure progress.
  • Lead significant projects critical to improve manufacturing process capability & quality performance
  • Represent the organization in various forums related to MRL execution.
  • Develop standard work, procedures, and integrate industry-standard best practices.
  • Communicate lessons learned to product development/engineering to enable implementation of design for variation (DFV) and robust design methods (DFSS).

Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizenship is required due to government contracts
  • Bachelor of Science (non-STEM acceptable if experience dictates) and
  • a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency in complex manufacturing activities, leading and managing a portfolio of cross functional projects
  • Excellent knowledge of MS office computer software including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Able to use Minitab and other statistical software.
  • Proficiency in statistics, data analytics, DOE, and multivariate statistics.

​Preferred Qualifications:

  • ACE/CORE/ 6 Sigma Practitioner/Professional certification
  • BS in (Manufacturing Engineering, Program/Project Mgmt, Ops, Engr, Quality preferred
  • Strong understanding of other continuous improvement skills: DFSS, Red-X, Lean, etc.
  • Effective team player with strong good interpersonal skills capable of influencing and getting cooperation and action from others.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written), work and relate with people at all levels of the organization and be self-sufficient, and ability to influence cross functional team
  • Ability to encourage and motivate others to be successful.
  • Travel Requirements: 10% or less

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:

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.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

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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