Businesses UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS - Wilson, NC3.7

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help develop* the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. Come soar with us.

At UTC Aerospace Systems, we believe that innovation starts with our people. That’s why we have over 8,000 engineers located in 70 sites around the globe, across 14 countries. But our Engineering organization is not just a collection of individual businesses. We use our size and expertise to create system solutions that work across all our product lines.

Our industry-leading experts are setting the standards for the aerospace industry and paving the way for the future. But as new challenges present themselves, we need fresh, creative and motivated minds to overcome these hurdles, help us break barriers and achieve new levels of innovation. Do you have what it takes to join a global, diverse organization that doesn’t shy away from big opportunities? If so, we invite you to join our Engineering ranks and create the next generation of aerospace technologies. Together, we will move the world forward!

Kidde Fire Protection Systems within Sensors and Integrated Systems (SIS) is seeking a Fire Suppression IPT Lead for the Wilson location. Kidde FPS is a global organization of close to 900 employees with offices in France and Germany and headquartered in Wilson, North Carolina, USA. We design; manufacture and service fire protection systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. This role will report to the Sr. Manager, Project Engineering for Kidde Fire Protection Systems at SIS and will be based in Wilson NC.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates and facilitates: design, fabrication, modification, and evaluation of electronic apparatus, ensuing work is completed on time and established quality and budgets are achieved and business objectives are met.
  • Key point of contact between engineering and operations to facilitate prototype builds and successful transition to production.
  • Coordinate resource, equipment and test facility availability for verification and qualification test campaigns. Role will communicate with customers, both internal and external on status, schedule, milestones and deliverables.
  • The role will oversee a cross-functional team to support Fire Suppression projects and programs, deliverables and milestones within approved budget and schedule.
  • Coordinates principles to innovate, design, develop, and implement technologies, components, sub-systems and systems to ensure compliance to specifications, requirements, and customer guarantees across applicable operating conditions.
  • The successful candidate will work directly with cross functional individual contributors across Kidde.
  • Ensures that the manufacturing facility and engineering department produces products according to customer specifications, using the most cost effective and efficient means, tracking progress and performance and non-reoccurring cost estimates with Microsoft Project and Project Server.

  • Professional contributor.
  • May oversee projects or processes.
  • Has advanced knowledge of work area.
  • Problems faced are difficult and sometimes complex.
  • Works autonomously with limited oversight from the manager.
  • Influences others regarding spending, timing, standard processes, policies, practices, and procedures

  • Bachelor’s in an engineering discipline, electrical preferred MBA or Project management certification a plus 5+ years’ experience
Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


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