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Raytheon Technologies Maintenance Manager - Asheville in East Hartford, Connecticut

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United States of America


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

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 for the production of 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

The overall responsibilities of this position includes the management of the maintenance staff, preventive maintenance planning for the manufacturing equipment and the facility, assigning priorities for unplanned downtime events and directing appropriate training to ensure operational performance targets are achieved. The candidate will interface frequently with the Operations team, Procurement, EH&S, suppliers and contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the strategic and tactical efforts associated with facility and machine maintenance including:

  • Planning/executing preventative maintenance program

  • Prioritizing and executing reactive maintenance

  • Defining and maintaining critical spare parts requirements

  • Use key performance metrics to drive maintenance process improvement

  • Effectively use internal and external resources/manpower

  • Identify and implement opportunities ti improve reliability and functionality of equipment

  • Assist in executing key transformation activities including EH&S, Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen techniques, engineering, quality, cost reduction, on-time delivery, customer satisfaction, employee relations and plant performance measures

  • Execute process improvement projects and Lean Manufacturing principles in all functions of the facility and foster a culture of continuous improvement

  • Achieve requirements and goals of safety, quality, cost and machine up-time performance

  • Mentor and motivate employees in safety, quality, cost and productivity improvements

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and drive necessary business and operational transformation activities to yield competitiveness

  • Ensure compliance with export control – International Trade Compliance

  • Empower employees to utilize existing skills and to develop new skills to ensure a highly competent and motivated workforce

  • Provide leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development

  • Ability to travel 30%

This position will initially allow for remote work, with opportunity to transition to Asheville, North Carolina in a leadership position on site.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of experience or an advanced degree and 5+ years of experience.

  • US Citizenship required due to government contract

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to delegate effectively to develop personnel and balance the workload

  • Establish standards and expectations for work effort and performance.

  • Effectively communicate with the operations team on maintenance priorities and scheduled downtime.

  • Communicate to peers the requirements that support processes to ensure smooth production flow.

  • Establish work schedules taking into account customer requirements, resource availability, and other priorities

  • Insure compliance to all safety and environmental requirements

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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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.