A Flight Test Engineering Manager is needed to support the NGPF PW1400G Compliance efforts on-site in Irkutsk, Russia. The Flight Test Engineering Manager is responsible for providing on-site technical propulsion support for our engines on-site to our customer. Knowledge of engine flight test, and engine maintenance is required to successfully provide technical support for this on-site role. Additional tasks involve identifying and coordinating engineering requirements for the successful completion of Compliance Flight Testing at the customer site in Russia. This flight test program is expected to last into 2020. Ownership for planning for engine maintenance, engine configuration upgrades, instrumentation installation, aircraft deployment activity and borescope inspections are essential. Technical leadership for aircraft / engine test briefings, and test reviews will be required to ensure engine safety and customer schedule needs. The candidate must have good communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment. The candidate for this position will represent Pratt & Whitney as they interface directly with the customer on-site. The candidate will also provide feedback to, and work with the PW Program Manager, PW Chief Engineer & PW Flight Test Manager to help make informed high level decisions.
This position will also include management, providing direction and scheduling of personnel to cover all aspects of the engineering program. He/she will provide performance feedback to all SEV personnel on site, and to other engineering & technician disciplines onsite.
Location: Irkutsk, Russia
Education / Certifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering
Experience / Qualifications
Minimum of 12 years work experience with an engine flight test program (development or compliance/production)
Exposure to leading the engineering test team and communicating with the flight crew is required
Either on-board flight test engineer or exposure to a customer telemetry room test environment with a dedicated test director is required.
Knowledge of engine data analysis, engine limits & engine functionality
Ability to drive tasks to closure, and ensure all relative information is obtained to ensure correct execution
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX), is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units.
Frederick Rentschler founded Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1925. Our ?rst aircraft engine transformed the aviation industry. It was the 410-horsepower, aircooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance a...nd reliability for the time. We have been leading change ever since.
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Pratt & Whitney's large commercial engines power more than 25 percent of the world's mainline passenger fleet. The company continues to develop new engines and work with its partners in International Aero Engines and the Engine Alliance to meet airline customers' future needs.
Pratt & Whitney has built a long and distinguished record of providing top-of-the-line military engines to 31 armed forces around the world. Our military engines power front line fighters, such as the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, as well as the C-17 Globemaster III military transport and Boeing's KC-46, the U.S. Air Force's new airlift tanker.
Pratt & Whitney Canada has produced more than 80,000 engines, of which there are currently more than 50,000 engines in service by more than 10,000 operators in 200 countries.
Pratt & Whitney AeroPower designs and manufactures auxiliary power units and turbojet engines for commercial and military aircraft. Products include airborne auxiliary power units and ground power units, and small expendable and recoverable turbojet propulsion systems.