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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01425091 Most Recent Date Posted 07/19/2021 City Carlsbad State California Country United States

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PW192: Carlsbad 5940 Darwin Court , Carlsbad, CA, 92008 USA

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'll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that'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, you'll help answer today's challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow's solutions.

Pratt & Whitney is seeking a highly motivated individual to take on the role of leading key Digital Technology strategies for a R&D facility focused on the manufacturing maturation of ceramic matrix composite (CMC) turbine components. CMCs are an enabling material that increases the temperature capability of jet engine components.  Through successful development and application of these materials, P&W will deliver engines that are more fuel efficient, lighter weight and more durable for commercial and military applications. 

The CMC DT manager's responsibilities include:

  • Select and implement hardware and software to efficiently and effectively support the operations of an agile, fast paced R&D facility

  • Align with enterprise strategies and lead the adoption of Manufacturing solutions, such as MES, and ERP that is appropriate for a fast paced R&D environment that also includes scalability to support production of turbine engine components

  • Align with enterprise strategies and lead the adoption for the CMC digital thread- a comprehensive data collection, analysis, and visualization system. 

  • Drive big data analytics projects to identify trends and relationships within the digital thread to improve processes and predict component life based on process data and field conditions (Digital Twin)

  • Provide updates to DT leadership on key aspects of local business DT components

  • Support enterprise-wide DT initiatives and serve as POC for all local DT implementations

  • Work with key business leaders to understand specific DT requirements

  • Translate customer requirements into a solution design primarily across multiple manufacturing applications and enterprise applications

  • Understand key applications usage for the business and serve as liaison to subject matter experts across the enterprise

  • Work with other PW DT disciplines to ensure coordinated project delivery to meet business priorities

  • Work with PW and outsourced resources to develop solutions supporting business objectives

  • Document local DT processes & procedures and ensure audit compliance

  • Address facility & business transformation requirements

  • Perform budget & investment planning for Digital Technology needs

  • Management of components of DT software life cycle development processes

  • Support a 24/7 operation as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required. 

  • 7+ years' relevant experience in Hardware, Software or IT System related or 5 years' with an advanced degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering or Computer Science discipline with 3.0 GPA or higher preferred.

  • 8+ years relevant experience

  • Demonstrated leadership skills; direct supervisory experience

  • Experience in customer-facing role serving as Customer Relationship Manager

  • Excellent customer service skills required providing a high level of service to satisfy/fulfill internal or external needs accurately in a timely manner

  • Proven written/verbal and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all levels

  • Must be able to work independently with limited direction to accomplish goals, and have the ability to recognize areas for process improvement & formulate actionable plans to address such areas.

  • Ability to interpret high level business requirements, and liaise between business customers, technology teams and support teams.

  • Server, Network, and Hosting Environment - appropriate use of file system, cloud storage, network resources.

  • Data Modeling - good understanding of relational and non-relational data stores

  • Business Logic - object oriented skills and knowledge of frameworks

  • User Experience - have a good understanding of how users of the application want to work

  • Automated Processes - ability to write /define unit tests, automated build, test, run

  • Experience with authentication and network security

  • Knowledge of ERP & MES technical design, development, deployment and extensions.

  • Training and support experience.

  • Experience working in manufacturing environments.

  • Knowledge and effective practice of aerospace quality practices like ISO9001 AS9100

Raytheon Technologies 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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