Automation Manufacturing Engineer

United Technologies Corporation Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

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 Automation Manufacturing 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.

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 our 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 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.

Pratt & Whitney - Columbus Forge, a recognized leader in producing major rotating components and air foils 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 your opportunity.


  • Develop and implement plans that are in line with the business strategy to further our world class technology portfolio

  • Lead adoption of automated processing in Columbus Forge Blades factory with responsibilities including procurement, installation, and development of automated systems within blade manufacturing

  • 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

  • Drive integration of Visual Factory and Factory 4.0 by integrating existing machine centers and inspection equipment into plant network and instrument legacy equipment to enable integration

  • Develop data collection requirements and infrastructure in conjunction with IT and external vendors to provide visibility to utilization, productivity and dimensional trending

  • Perform research and development activities to support reduction of manual operations and simplification of value streams within factory by introducing automated lines to existing equipment

  • Lead the ACE journey to continuously improve the quality and exceed customer's expectations

  • Demonstrate commitment to the EH&S program by complying with all policies and procedures

  • This position is part of Columbus Forge Blades talent growth strategy to maintain our competitive advantage in the airfoil industry

  • Interact with part family & process engineering, operations and maintenance teams to understand needs and build business cases for implantation of automation and robotics as factory moves forward with lean manufacturing transition

  • Create capital plans and specify equipment to meet the growing needs of the manufacturing unit

  • Periodic travel required (<10%) including="" vendor,="" equipment="" supplier,="" conference="" and="" internal="">

To be successful in this position, you should have the following experience:

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