Manufacturing Engineer, Forging (Onsite)

Columbus, Georgia, USA

Are you ready to go beyond?

Pratt & Whitney Columbus Forge, a recognized leader in producing rotor forgings for the aerospace propulsion market, is looking for a dedicated individual 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 the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.

Columbus Forge is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to be a key contributor to our Manufacturing Engineering team. You will be involved in continuous improvement using lean principles to reduce cycle times, set up, part cost and lead times, while improving throughput. You can be part of integrating product across multiple processes that support a Lean Transformation Plan. Your accomplishments improving the quality of the parts produced in our Isothermal Forging business unit will be measured by reductions in scrap, rework and repair and non-conformances.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and implement plans that are in line with the business strategy to further our world class technology portfolio.
Provide operational engineering support to develop technologies and processes which support the growth curve and cost reduction targets.
Leverage manufacturing innovations to improve cost, delivery, and quality of rotor forgings.
Assist with problem solving during manufacturing related investigations. Own RCCA (root cause corrective action) for corrective action and mistake-proofing non-conformances in the part families.
Implement and monitor process certification and report on the health of the forge cell as it relates to our customers’ quality requirements
Develop process health through strategies with the use of PFMEA, process capability analysis, and PPAP to drive world class innovations supporting quality, throughput, and metallurgical requirements.
Author and maintain clear, effective work instructions and standard work
Develop thermo-mechanical processes using statistical methods that meet or exceed the business objective for process and quality control.
Perform research and development activities to support other functional areas regarding technical and or material/metallurgical/manufacturing issues related to quality, operations, and processes.
Support operational excellence using statistical analysis for process control and certification.
Demonstrate commitment to the EH&S program by complying with all policies and procedures.
Create capital plans and specify equipment to meet the growing needs of the forging manufacturing unit.
Maintain close liaison with operational departments, suppliers and/or customers to analyze and resolve issues relating to metallurgy, forging design, forge tooling, coatings, manufacturing readiness levels, forge inspection, and process development

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Materials, Manufacturing, or technically related field

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Engineering, Materials, Manufacturing, or technically related field
Knowledge of thermal processing of nickel and titanium super alloys.
Candidates should be prepared to provide examples of technical skills, sound business judgment, demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and ability to delight customers.
Candidates will be asked to relate leadership experiences outside of wok or within.
Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tool usage
Ability to work with CAD tools, and create engineering blue prints using ASME Y14.5 or equivalent
Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles, experience with Kaizen events or experience with a continuous improvement program (ACE, 6S, etc.)

Periodic travel required (<10%) 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.  In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. Pratt & Whitney is laser focused on offering flexibility to our employees. We’ve introduced role types (Onsite, Hybrid, or Remote) and now list them in the job posting title so candidates know where they will operate in our blended work environment. *Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role. •Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines. • Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. • Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). 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? *Note: Hybrid and remote roles at many of our sites are currently working from home because of COVID-19 protocols. Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process.   Requires theoretical to advanced knowledge of work area typically obtained through University Degree combined with experience. Practical knowledge of RTX projects, programs or systems with the ability to make enhancements and leverage in daily work. Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience. Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics(STEM) and a minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations. Apply JBRTX // Equal Opportunity Employer // 01511719

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Manufacturing Engineer, Forging (Onsite)