Raytheon Technologies Materials Modeling Engineer in East Hartford, Connecticut
United States of America
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USAPratt & Whitney, Materials and Processes Engineering (MPE) organization in East Hartford, CT is looking for a highly motivated Materials Processes and Behavior Modeling Engineer who can support the development and implementation of modeling tools and methods for gas turbine engine applications.A successful candidate will become part of a highly focused materials modeling team in a fast moving and challenging environment. The Materials Processes and Behavior Modeling Engineer will support the development, implementation, and maturation of various process and property modeling and simulation tools and methods. These efforts may include development and implementation of new computational tools, process monitoring, data capture and mining methods. The candidate will be responsible for identifying material characterization requirements, including mechanical test methods development for mechanistic model calibration and validation. The candidate will assess current state of modeling tools and methods in MPE and support the utilization of such tools and methods. Additional responsibilities include obtaining internal and external funding, assessing current model or method maturity, standardizing requirements for documentation, new model development and validation as appropriate. The position will also be responsible for developing and executing project plans and cost estimates, meeting schedule milestones and reporting progress to management. The candidate will work with cross functional teams including Materials Development and Characterization, Manufacturing, Design, Structures and Lifing Disciplines.The successful candidate will have strong communication skills (both verbal and written), be self-motivated, persistent and focused on results. The candidate must be able to multi-task and be able to work through roadblocks, raising issues and identifying solutions to ensure tasks are driven to completion.Additional skills include:· Expertise in key materials manufacturing processes as well as material testing and characterization methods.· Expertise in Finite Element Methods (FEM), including use of software tools such as DEFORM, ABAQUS, ANSYS, LS-DYNA to simulate material processes and behavior under manufacturing and engine service conditions.· Proficient in programing languages, specifically FORTRAN and C++ to develop user based routines for multi-scale FEM simulations.· Expertise in using microstructure and microtexture characterization and reconstruction using tools such as DREAM-3D for multi-scale modeling.· Proficient in CAD software, e.g., AutoCAD, Solid· Familiarity with technology and manufacturing development (TRL/MRL) and government contracting processes.· Experience with ACE/Continuous Improvement or Six Sigma tools is a plus.Basic Qualifications:
BS degree in Materials Science, Metallurgy or related technical field
7+ years of experience is required or 5 years Master's degree or 2 years with a PHD
Candidate must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Occasional travel is required.
Focus on results and the ability to drive tasks to completion
Demonstrated effectiveness in working across functions, organizations and all levels of management
Working knowledge of continuous improvement principles
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