ENG-MPE- Materials Engineering Entry Level EDP

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US


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Job Number: 9829

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01334494 Date posted 07/15/2019 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
Company overview

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. At Pratt & Whitney, youâ€ll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company thatâ€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, youâ€ll help answer todayâ€s challenges in powered flight while shaping and supporting tomorrowâ€s solutions.

Our internships and co-ops are designed to help build your professional credentials while also igniting your imagination. Opportunities exist throughout our company and are available to students who are motivated to learn and grow.

At Pratt & Whitney Inclusion Powers Innovation: We unlock our employees†full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybodyâ€s opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Department overview

The Materials & Processes Engineering Development Program (EDP) is a three-year rotational program comprising 3-4 assignments from 6-12 months in duration. MPEâ€s EDP offers B.S./M.S. college hire candidates with an opportunity to work on meaningful projects driven by current P&W engine requirements.

Based on your interests and business needs rotations may occur in the disciplines of:

  • Materials development (alloys, coatings, polymer/composite materials and advanced materials)
  • Materials characterization (chemical, microstructural, etc.)
  • Failure analysis
  • Non-destructive evaluation
  • Experimental mechanics (statics, vibrations, mechanical test)
  • Production of cast engine components
  • Material applications
  • Data Analysis
  • Business Development

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Throughout the EDP you will be responsible for supporting commercial and military programs to address various materials and chemical processing needs. These programs encompass testing and validating environmentally friendly materials and processes, material/chemical compatibility, testing turbine engine alloys and qualification of external suppliers performing specialized operations. Specific tasks may include metallurgical testing and evaluation, pilot testing of chemical processes and coating property analysis (e.g. corrosion, wear, hardness, thickness etc.). The EDP participant will also document and analyze data/results, prepare reports, draw conclusions and make recommendations based on their findings.

Basic Qualifications

US Citizenship is required due to government contracts .

You have a GPA of 3.25 or higher

You are graduating in Dec 2019 or May 2020

Preferred Qualifications

Fields of study are Materials Science or Applied Physics

Entry-level Co-op/internship experience required

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: 01334494

Community / Marketing Title: ENG-MPE- Materials Engineering Entry Level EDP

Location_formattedLocationLong: East Hartford, Connecticut US