CMC Methods Lead 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.



The technical lead for the Hot Section Engineering (HSE) Ceramic Matrix Composite (CMC) development team will oversee the integration of design, structures, durability, and other activity requirements within the product development team. You will model the underlying physics for each discipline, and lead the development of analytical criteria and standard work for the application of CMC in Hot Section components.

You will bring proven expertise in thermal and structural analysis of composite structures, non-linear static and dynamic analysis, and damage tolerance analysis. This multidisciplinary team is responsible for developing state-of-the-art pre-processing, meshing, and analysis strategies to enable broad design space exploration for the study of various CMC designs and architectures.



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

Required Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Ceramic Matrix Composite materials
  • 10+ years of experience in design, structures, composites, or durability
  • Experience with continuous improvement tools such as ACE or Six Sigma
  • Strong leadership skills to 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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