Ceramic Matrix Composite Methods Engineer

Job Description:

The sky has no limits.

Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, but it also carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that’s moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team, you’ll help answer today’s challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow’s solutions.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world’s most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation.


Job Description

You will join an engineering methods development team that works collaboratively within the Ceramic Matrix Composite product development teams. In this role, you will bring proven expertise to craft parametrizing designs in a CAD package (UG-NX), set up composite structures of complex shapes for downstream finite element analysis, and automate the map out of the entire design space & options. This will utilize an understanding of manufacturing limitations, and require the selection of appropriate weave/lay-up architectures.

Other responsibilities include the demonstration of the automated workflow, documentation, and creation of engineering standard work. You will also train engineers from the product development teams for adoption and transfer of the methods developed.



Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Materials Engineering/Science. Similar fields will be considered.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Materials Engineering/Science. Similar fields will be considered
  • 3+ years of design, composites, structures, or durability engineering experience
  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Ceramic Matrix Composite materials
  • 5+ years of experience in design, structures, composites, or durability
  • Experience with continuous improvement tools such as ACE or Six Sigma
  • A desire to lead and enable transformation within the organization


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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