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Principal Engineer, Polymeric Matrix Composites

Company: Pratt & Whitney
Location: east hartford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Date Posted:2020-12-11-08:00Country:United States of AmericaLocation:PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USAThe sky has no limits.Are you passionate about advancing in your career? Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary power units and small turbojet propulsion products. We continue growing and there is a deep focus on our culture. We're committed to being a company that is open and mindful, and we've built an environment where each and every employee has value. This is an exciting time to join our team!The Organic Matrix Composites group is seeking a Polymeric Matrix Composites Principal Engineer. In this role, you will evaluate and develop non-metallic materials and processes with a focus on polymer matrix composites, structural adhesives, elastomers and polymeric coatings for gas turbine engine applications.You will interface with internal and external customers to define requirements, provide expert consultation, plan and execute test plans, analyze results, author technical papers and create/revise specifications. Additional assignments willinclude providing assistance in the transition of materials and processes to production, and providing on-site manufacturing/processing expertise at supplier locations to solve technical problems and support continuous improvement activities. It is expected to network within the industry to secure outside funding for projects.In this role, you must be adept at problem solving and have strong analytical skills. A self-starter with an exceptionally high level of motivation and independence, strong interpersonal, written, presentation and oral communication skills is desired. You must function effectively in a manufacturing environment with people of a broad variety of skills and backgrounds. Have a network of industry contacts. Must have a deep knowledge of the polymer matrix composite material,polymer chemistry and manufacturing processes, and the impact of chemistry, processing and environment on material performance and durability.Basic Qualifications:BS degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science and Engineering, or related field10+ years experience with aerospace polymer composites and adhesives, OR 7+ years with an advanced degreeUS citizen due to program requirementsThe ability to obtain a DoD security clearance is requiredPreferred Qualifications:MS or PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science and Engineering7+ years experience with aerospace polymer composites and adhesivesBroad knowledge of aerospace non-metallic materials and manufacturing methodsDeep knowledge of polymer matrix composite material, polymer chemistry and manufacturing processes, and the impact of chemistry, processing and environment on material performance and durabilityRaytheon 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.Privacy Policy and Terms:Click on this to read the Policy and Terms

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