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Field Service Engineer - MCAS Iwakuni, Japan (Onsite)


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United States of America
PWXJP: P&W Japan Remote Location, Remote City, CT, 06101 USA
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Job Summary:

Pratt & Whitney (P&W) Military Engines F135 Fleet Operations is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter with strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to represent the P&W Team at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan as a Field Service Engineer (FSE). This position is a customer facing role in a high visibility and part of a team-oriented environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support F-35B/F-35C/F135 operations to include systems, tooling, material, and processes. The FSE will have hands-on interaction with the engine (software and hardware), aircraft, and unit personnel.
  • Ensure comprehensive reporting on support activities including aircraft and engine status, flight reports, operational data, engine configuration status and parts consumption.
  • Use self-initiative and judgment to identify problems, conduct investigations to determine root cause, and coordinate solutions between P&W, the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office, and Lockheed Martin. The FSE will be responsible for coordinating field issues with the local P&W team, Engineering, and Logistics Program Management.
  • Align with Environment, Health, and Safety (EH&S) requirements and participating in Customer Oriented Results and Excellence (CORE) initiatives.
  • This role supports a US Marine Corps Forward deployed location and the FSE will work closely with Pratt and Whitney Engineering, MAG-12, Marine Fighter-Attack Squadron (VMFA)-121, (VMFA)-242, and Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS)-12 leadership as well as follow-on units as they are added to the base.
  • The Marine Corps units at MCAS Iwakuni have one of the highest operational tempos in the DOD and are deploying aboard ship or to a land bases out of country frequently. The FSE will need to be able to support and manage support for this OPTEMPO.
  • Must have the ability to rotate first and second shift schedules as required to meet customer support and team objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree is required; an engineering or related technical field is preferred. Non-technical degrees will be considered if the candidate has appropriate / related experience.
  • A minimum of 8+ years of professional experience in engine/aircraft maintenance, logistics, and logistics support. This includes supply chain management and Support Equipment management.
  • Background in ITAR/ITC is desired for this assignment.
  • Experience with US Marine Corps Aviation to include shipboard and remote site operations.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued secret security clearance is required. Candidates that have had a clearance that has recently lapsed (not more than 2 years), may apply for consideration.
  • U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products, specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Experience on the F135 engine and associated programs to include Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS)/OBPHM.
  • Knowledge of F135 turbine engine theory and operation.
  • Familiarity of USMC aviation operations/structure.

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We've introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is: Onsite

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee's personal responsibility.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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Job ID: RTX-01695307
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Family Support Resources
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Internship Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Lunch and Learns