Military Sustainment Deputy Chief Engineer

East Hartford, Connecticut, 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.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole – best – selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

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 seek 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.  Pratt & Whitney Military Engines Engineering (MEE) is seeking a Deputy Sustainment Chief Engineer for Military Programs.  This position will require activity primarily in East Hartford, CT.

The Military Sustainment Chief Engineers work in conjunction with the Military Engine Life Management Team (ELMT) Lead and Program Chief Engineers (PCE’s) to provide the strategic and technical direction needed to ensure readiness for scheduled depot overhauls and depot activations in an evolving military aftermarket business. 

Key Responsibilities:

Provide strategic, technical and leadership for engineering teams supporting depot
Guide development of and/or improvements of aftermarket processes, procedures, and engineering support teams
Drive military sustainment related program initiatives, such as Maintenance Cost Reduction, Keep Engines On Wing, etc.
Provide engineering support in depot specific forums, such as Depot Working Groups, DREP, and forecasting
Collaborate with ELMT Lead, Component Integrated Product Teams (CIPT), and PCE’s across military programs
Support customer and partner engagements, including USAF, Joint Project Offices (JPO), and Pratt & Whitney Program Offices and Sustainment Operations

Basic Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
12+ years of engineering experience in the aerospace industry or an Advanced Degree in a related field and 10+ years of prior relevant experience
US Citizenship required due to government contracts
10-20% travel is anticipated
Relocation Package Available

Preferred Requirements:

Advanced degree in Engineering
US Government Security Clearance
Embraces our Leadership Operating Model and exhibits the behaviors
Highly motivated, able to work across organizational boundaries and have an exceptional customer focus
Ability to craft clear communication and develop meaningful relationships
Demonstrated strategic thinker with business innovation mindset
Technical and strategic leadership experience

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. This means that responsibilities of the job need to be performed onsite on a regular basis.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

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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Military Sustainment Deputy Chief Engineer