Manufacturing Engineer / Commercial Product Line

Location: Columbus, Georgia US


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Job Number: 10861

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01361905 Date posted 10/21/2019 City Columbus State Georgia Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW103: Columbus GA 8801 Macon Road, PO Box 9903, Columbus, GA, 31908 USA
 Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization.

If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivations to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for.

Do you feel fulfilled when you help others succeed? Are you fascinated by the way the people learn and grow? Have you considered what it may be like to work at Pratt & Whitney? If so, we want to hear from you! We have a rare opportunity for a talented Commercial Product Line Engineer to be based in Columbus, Ga.

The sky has no limits.

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.

Columbus Forge Blades, a recognized leader in producing airfoils for the aerospace propulsion market, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity for you!


  • You will develop and implement plans that are in line with the Commercial Product Line (PW2000, PW4000, GP7000, etc.) business strategy to further our world class technology portfolio
  • You will develop airfoil routing strategies using statistical methods to drive yield improvements and process control through forging, multi axis milling and mill-turn, and broaching operations. Partner with Process Engineering and Manufacturing Operations to develop sustainable Manufacturing Quality Instructions.
  • Provide operational engineering support through MRB dispositioning, QN routing, and UPPAP certification while building customer relationships
  • Leverage manufacturing innovations to improve cost, delivery, and quality of aerospace airfoils
  • Develop plans and processes to align with our growth strategy to support the next generation of aerospace propulsion systems
  • Perform research and development activities to support cross functional areas regarding technical and or material/metallurgical issues related to quality, operations, and processes
  • You will assist with problem solving during manufacturing related investigations
  • Support operational excellence using statistical analysis for process control and certification
  • You will lead the ACE journey to continuously improve the quality and exceed customerâ€s expectations
  • Demonstrate commitment to the EH&S program by complying with all policies and procedures
  • Periodic travel required (
  • Final Grade/Level of position will depend on experience and qualifications
  • You will perform all tasks at the highest level of safety awareness

Education / Certifications
  • Associates Degree

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelorâ€s or Associateâ€s degree and 5+ years of experience OR Masterâ€s degree and 3+ years of experience
  • U.S. Citizenship required due to government contracts

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of and hands on experience with super alloy traditional machining and processing of complex 3-D geometries.
  • Experience building and reviewing work instructions in SAP and Solumina
  • Knowledge of broaching, multi axis milling, and mill-turn techniques to produce airfoils from super alloy forgings is a plus
  • Knowledge of thermal processing of super alloys, robotics, heat treat, conventional and non-conventional machining techniques is a plus
  • Knowledge of media finishing processes including tumble polishing, blasting, peening, and chemical processing
  • Self-starter able to prioritize multiple priorities with minimal oversight
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Statistical Process Control required DMAIC, Process Certification, UPPAP, Six Sigma preferred
  • Ability to work with CAD tools, and create engineering blue prints using ASME Y14.5, demonstrated proficiency with GD&T
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) with experience in Project
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles, experience with Kaizen events or experience with a continuous improvement program (ACE, 6S, etc.)

Do you wish you could put your technical expertise to better use? If you are ready for a challenge, then we encourage you to apply. We demand quality in all we do which is what cultivates our success in the Aerospace Industry.

United Technologies Corporation 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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Job Number: 01361905

Community / Marketing Title: Manufacturing Engineer / Commercial Product Line

Location_formattedLocationLong: Columbus, Georgia US