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Quality Engineering Development Program - Summer 2022

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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01466860 Most Recent Date Posted 09/30/2021 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious. 

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Where the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up.

Are you ready to go beyond?

Have you considered what it would be like to start your career with us? We are seeking hardworking engineering degree graduates to join our team in our Quality Engineering Development (QED) program. We are committed to being the world-class provider of dependable engines, propulsion systems, parts and services that meet customer expectations. Quality, compliance to requirements, and continuous improvement are key in all that we do. This is a really exciting time at P&W! As we continue to grow, there is a deep focus on our culture. We are committed to being a company that is transparent and mindful. We have built an environment where each and every employee has value.

Quality Engineering Development Program – Summer 2022

The Pratt & Whitney Quality Engineering Development Program (QED) is a two-year development program for recent engineering graduates.  The program is designed to expose you to the challenging world of aerospace quality. Bridging several diverse technical sub-disciplines - Supplier Quality, Manufacturing Quality, Program Quality, Materials Review and Lean Mfg./Six Sigma, participants get in-depth exposure to commercial and military engine technical problem solving, product reviews, industry and regulatory compliance strategy, and enterprise quality practices.

Two year program with three 8-month assignments beginning in Summer 2022

Key Responsibilities:

  • 300+ hours of technical training

  • Exposure to Quality, product inspection, process certification, Lean mfg., and regulatory and industry standards

  • Gage suitability, tooling and fixtures, inspection, automated processes, continuous improvement and root cause analysis and corrective action.

  • At the conclusion of this program, graduates assume full-time positions as quality experts in one of our U.S. based production facilities.

  • Inclusive and collaborative environment

  • Networking across multiple Quality roles

  • Travel opportunities in some assignments

  • Exposure to supply base, customers, and leaders

  • Career mentoring and guidance

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship required due to government contracts

  • You have a bachelor's degree in engineering, preferred fields of study are Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Chemical or Materials Engineering with a strong interest in Quality and Manufacturing

  • You have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and consistent record of collaboration, flexibility, innovation and initiative

  • You have a strong demonstrated desire for a career in Quality Assurance / Quality Engineering

  • Ability to work with all levels of management, shop personnel and outside vendors

  • You are comfortable working with Microsoft Office programs

  • You are ambitious

  • You work independently or with multi-functional teams

  • You have strong project management skills

  • You demonstrate good analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • You have had an introduction to quality principles and tools

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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