Welding Engineer at Pratt & Whitney
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Location: East Hartford, Connecticut
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 61705BR Date posted 02/22/2018 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country US
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Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.
At Pratt & Whitney, you'll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to shape the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team at Pratt & Whitney, you'll help answer today's challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrow's solutions.
Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced commercial and military turbine engines, is seeking a Welding Professional to join Hot Section Module Center South's manufacturing engineering organization. The welding manufacturing engineering will support turbine airfoil parts manufacturing at Pratt & Whitney East Hartford.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Develop & implement advanced welding processes including automation on high temperature turbine airfoil components
Processes include MIG/GTAW, TIG, LASER, Braze, preparation, & inspection
Review part models and preliminary design versus design standards, provide manufacturing producability input to designs and part family process standards
Provide input for manufacturing release reviews for Engineering Changes
Provide manufacturing process options, propose trade studies, evaluate manufacturing process maturity
Review process yields and rates, and make suggestions for improvement
Evaluate metallurgical/microstructure results of parts
Help create, maintain, & approve shop floor work instructions (including specifications, engineering changes, QAD/process control, and tooling definition/requirements.)
Implementation of new capital equipment from specification and ordering through delivery, installation and release to production.
Coordinate welding best practices with our Amercon facility in Pennsylvania & provide mentoring, Participate on the P&W welding council
Identify & implement shop floor process optimization & control methods to eliminate/prevent quality turn backs / escapes and reduce overall product costs.
Provide focused & effective leadership in eliminating EH&S/Ergonomics/Human Factors risks and addressing quality issues.
Significant interaction with the hourly work force, tool designers, quality assurance, integrated product teams, systems designers, Information Systems, and materials engineering are typical of the position
Bachelors degree required.: Mechanical, Manufacturing, Metallurgical Engineering, Material Science or equivalent.
Successful candidates must have strong welding background and shop operations experience, with a minimum of 7 years of experience or 5 years with advanced degree.
Due to government contract US Citizenship is required for this position.
Technical expertise in welding and joining processing for manufacturing of jet engine components.
Knowledge of inspection methods, process controls, understanding of Lean or Six Sigma tools.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required
Understanding of NC and robotic programming is a plus.
Education: Bachelors degree required. Mechanical, Manufacturing, Metallurgical Engineering, Material Science or equivalent.
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