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Test Engineer, Advanced Manufacturing and Tribology

Business Unit United Technologies Research Center Req ID 53625BR Date posted 09/13/2017 City East Hartford State Connecticut

The Physical Sciences Department at United Technologies Research Center, a division of United Technologies Corporation, is seeking a mechanical/electro-mechanical test Engineer who can work as part of a multidisciplinary, high performance team involved in R&D focused on developing advanced manufacturing processes and Tribological testing that are relevant to United Technologies Corporation business units. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Developing and maintaining data acquisition systems using LabView hardware and software.
  • Developing and maintaining laboratory equipment controls and monitoring capability.
  • Specification and integration of sensors into laboratory equipment.
  • Building and running test equipment related to advanced manufacturing processes, material (chemical) processing, material (chemical) synthesis, material testing, and Tribology,.
  • Programming and using robots for various advanced manufacturing applications.

Required skills include experience with LabView hardware and software products and programming languages (C/C++ or equivalent). The candidate must have experience in developing advanced manufacturing and material processing methodologies. An understanding of Tribology, wear, friction and lubrication fundamentals, and development and running of wear testers, lubrication systems, gear and bearing testing is also desired.

A motivated individual capable of working on several diverse projects with changing project requirements is needed. The applicant must possess a passion for testing and building of advanced testing equipment, outstanding communication and teaming skills, and exceptional electro-mechanical ability.

Qualifications The preferred candidate will have a masters degree with at least 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience in mechanical engineering including working in a laboratory environment.

US Person (Green card holder) or US Citizen required.
Education Master’s degree in mechanical engineering.
United Technologies Corporation 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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