Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.Come ready to explore and you’ll find a p

Operations Supervisor, 2nd Shift (Onsite)

Pratt & Whitney • 
East Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?


The Pratt & Whitney East Hartford Repair Operations (EHRO) is searching for a hardworking and high-energy Operations Supervisor (Cell Leader - M3) to lead second shift operations at our East Hartford, CT repair station.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Driving the organization multi-functionally to meet customer requirements for quality, cost, and delivery; work with functional leaders, and internal staff to meet production requirements and assure the cells operate in a productive fashion consistent with changing business needs.

  • You will handle all operational aspects of the EHRO together with the Operations Manager and Cell Leader(s) on the same shift.

  • Drive overall production to meet goals, coordinating with Material, Customer Support, Quality, Engineering day-to-day activities.

  • Lead the establishment and attainment of cell goals in quality, cost, schedule, compliance and safety.

  • You will be an independent personality who will make multi-functional decisions.

  • Youll provide effective communication across the cells and provide leadership development and performance feedback to the shop floor employees.

  • Obtain the necessary resources (equipment, manpower, etc.) effectively to meet long range and near-term goals.

  • Review staffing and training needed including performance, salary, and career appraisals for assigned personnel as well as hiring, retaining and developing new key technical talent.

  • Maintain a constant understanding of the status of Production work, to ensure resources are correctly allocated.

  • You will also provide mentorship and direction to close gaps multi-functionally.

  • Youll lead productivity projects to reduce cost and cycle time.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience in Manufacturing, Military, Logistics, Aerospace, or Aviation industry; OR an Associate’s degree and 7+ years of relevant industry experience; OR an Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certificate and 7+ years of manufacturing, logistics, Aerospace or Aviation industry experience; We will also consider candidates with 9+ years of Manufacturing, Military, Logistics, Aerospace, or Aviation industry experience, and a high school diploma.

  • U.S. citizenship is required for this position; only U.S. citizens are authorized to access and handle sensitive data required to support our government and military programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in STEM field; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering fields preferred.

  • Personnel management experience, particularly within a bargaining unit / union workforce environment.

  • Engineering and CNC Machining / Programming experience.

  • Experience within Disassembly, Assembly and Test (DAT) or Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) environments supporting aircraft engines or related products.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical engineering drawings.

  • Understanding of the Quality RSP’s and required actions.

  • Organizational and project management skills, PMP certification preferred.

  • LEAN, Continuous Improvement, and/or CORE, ACE, Six-Sigma training and experience.

  • Experience working with Solumina MES, SAP ERP, and MS Office Suite.

  • Proven ability to lead and motivate teams to achieve business goals.

  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization including senior level management.

What is my Role Type?

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: 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.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

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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