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 Staff Engineer, Compression Systems Aerodynamics in Middletown, CT.
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The aerodynamics lead will be responsible for building aero designs, mentoring and technically guiding a team of aerodynamic engineers in creating and assessing designs for advanced gas turbine fans and compressors from the concept initiation phase, preliminary engine design phase, through detailed design, development, certification, manufacturing and post-certification. The compressor aerodynamics lead will perform and will guide less senior engineers in performing airfoil and flow path design, data analyses, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and optimization analyses.
Emphasis is on analytical work and testing directed at the performance of compression system modules. You be expected to communicate technical progress and status to various program groups, senior management, and customers. You will need to effectively work with the Aero-Thermal Fluids (ATF) leadership team to define and execute technology plans, establish standard work methodologies and design system enhancements.
Shown leadership for the aerodynamics team providing Module Center support will be a critical skill for success. Key responsibilities include:
Providing technical leadership in performing compressor aerodynamic analysis
Leading closure of key technical issues
Guiding and mentoring other engineers to improve technical capability
Leading outsourcing resources to maintain technical proficiency.
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