Canada's #1 investor in aerospace R&D seeks qualified applicants to support key development programs in Quebec and Ontario
LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 8, 2010) - Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) is recruiting experienced engineers to support key aircraft engine development programs for business, regional and helicopter applications. The company is looking to fill more than 200 positions in Longueuil, Quebec, and Mississauga, Ontario. P&WC is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.
"Pratt & Whitney Canada's sustained focus on innovation has positioned us as a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines for the markets we serve," said Walter Di Bartolomeo, P&WC Vice President of Engineering. "We invest $400 million per year in research and development, making us the number one R&D investor in the Canadian aerospace sector. It is important that we continue to invest now in the programs that will fuel our future growth so we are well positioned to maintain our leadership for decades to come."
P&WC is accepting resumes from qualified applicants across several engineering disciplines including electrical, manufacturing, material, structural, design, software, project, aerodynamics-thermodynamics, and control systems.
To support the recruiting effort, Pratt & Whitney Canada will host exclusive Engineering Elite Class events at company facilities in Longueuil and Mississauga for select candidates. Invited applicants will have the unique opportunity to learn more about Pratt & Whitney Canada's advanced technology and development programs, network with senior leadership, and find out more about what it is like to be part of the company's engineering team.
Qualified engineers who would like to learn more about career opportunities with Pratt & Whitney Canada can apply for the events and submit their resumes online at www.pwc.ca in the Engineering Event section on the main page. Selected candidates will be formally invited to attend the Engineering Elite Class events by the P&WC Talent Centre.
"Pratt & Whitney Canada is honoured to have been recently named one of Canada's Ten Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ for the Quebec and Atlantic Provinces region by Waterstone Human Capital," said Kevin P. Smith, Vice President of Human Resources. "This prestigious award recognizes Pratt & Whitney Canada as a leading employer with a culture of innovation that has enhanced our performance and sustained a competitive advantage for the company."
About Pratt & Whitney Canada
Founded in 1928 and a global leader in aerospace, Pratt & Whitney Canada is shaping the future of business aviation with dependable, high-technology engines. Every second, a Pratt & Whitney Canada-powered aircraft takes off or lands somewhere in the world. Pratt & Whitney Canada's engines, with more than 500 million hours in the air, are a benchmark for innovative design, dispatch reliability, operating economics and easy maintenance. Pratt & Whitney Canada is firmly committed to ensuring that its products are designed, produced and operated while minimizing environmental impacts throughout their life cycle.
There are currently more than 50,000 engines in service on over 25,000 aircraft operated by some 10,000 operators in 198 countries. The most extensive support network in the industry, which includes more than 30 company-owned and designated service facilities, supports this global fleet.
Based in Montreal, Quebec (Canada), Pratt & Whitney Canada is a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX). UTC is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and building industries.