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Raytheon Technologies Quality Engineer - Asheville New Site Start-up in Asheville, North Carolina

Pratt & Whitney is planning to invest at least $650 million through 2027 in a world-class turbine airfoil production facility in Asheville, North Carolina. The new, 1,000,000-square-foot facility will house an advanced casting foundry to produce turbine airfoils as well as conduct machining, coating and finishing of airfoils onsite. The new, state-of-the-art facility will implement best-in-class manufacturing technologies and processes exemplifying industry 4.0 manufacturing principles and will complement existing turbine airfoil work that is done across Pratt & Whitney’s facilities.

Pratt and Whitney is seeking a highly talented and motivated individual who enjoys operating in a dynamic, fast paced environment and can meet the proactive and reactive challenges of supporting the operations.

Quality Engineers are integral to the continued success of the mod center as the leaders of problem resolution teams related to part manufacture in the value stream, the drivers of process improvement and educators of technical requirements. They also act as liaisons between the mod center, program office and internal customer when discussing quality concerns.

In this position the candidate’s primary role will be to support the shop floor. A QE is responsible for reviewing procedures, specifications, work instructions and equipment to ensure compliance to Quality Management Systems.

*This position will initially allow for remote work with the expectation that the candidate will relocate to Asheville, NC upon facility completion.

*Facility completion is currently expected mid-2022. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reduce customer escapes by identifying non-conformance drivers and implementing mistake proof solutions

  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineering to improve part quality signature

  • Drive scrap, rework and repair dollars to the lowest achievable levels by participation in process monitoring and improvement projects.

  • Comply with FAA, and DCMA standards, applicable laws, and company policies.

  • Provide strategic leadership in the development and implementation of project quality plans to obtain annual reduction goals in Scrap, Rework and Repair (SRR) and escapes to flight operations and DCMA discrepancies.

  • Improve manufacturing, assembly, inspection, and test processes to reduce and prevent defects and prevent quality escapes to our customers

  • Provide quality engineering support (interpretation, process approvals, etc.)

  • Participate in technical investigations

  • Assist with immediate risk containment measures and systemic mistake proof solutions to improve quality, cost, and delivery performance.

  • Develop and deliver technical training to the inspection and operations teams

  • Support the development of productivity initiatives to improve product acceptance methodology. Integrate goals that will align with process quality engineering activities

Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship required due to government contract

  • 5 + years in a Quality Engineering role.

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

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.