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Honeywell Sr. Advanced Lifing Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

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As an integral member of the Life Methods team at Honeywell Aerospace, you will apply interdisciplinary knowledge and experiences from metallurgy, stress analysis, component design and lifing methodologies to gas turbine engines components.

Located at the Honeywell Aerospace engines campus in Phoenix, Arizona, this Aerospace Materials Engineering position will influence design through engineering guidance and technical mentorship related to material behavior, material modeling, and lifing methodology for materials and components applicable to existing and developing propulsion and auxiliary power gas turbine engines. This position reports to a Manager in Materials Engineering, a division of Applied Engineering within the Chief Technology Office.

Key Responsibilities

  • Primary team lead for data analysis and material modeling of Aluminum, steels, titanium, and nickel super alloys

  • Analysis of material data from suppliers and other sources for acceptance against Honeywell design standards

  • Independent analysis, in consultation with other senior engineers, to support lifing evaluations

  • Structural analysis includes independent modeling, analysis and simulations using ANSYS

  • Structural Integrity analysis including stress, fracture and fatigue

  • Contribute to material characterization test plans for a wide range of metal alloys used in engines, APUs, and mechanical systems for Honeywell Aerospace products

  • Mentor junior analysts in statistical data analysis, material modeling, metallurgical principles, lifing methodology

  • Provide technical leadership in a project-based, team environment to influence new product development to improve upon existing Honeywell designs

  • Interact with industry experts to drive solutions to benefit aerospace issues


  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

  • 7 years hands-on aerospace experience related to data analysis and material modeling, lifing, solid mechanics and fracture mechanics

  • 4 years of experience related to materials characterization and materials testing methods of Aerospace alloys including elevated temperature conditions


  • Master’s degree in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering

  • Strong knowledge of design principles and material considerations for rotating and structural components in gas turbine engines

  • Strong analytical skills including statistical analysis of material data

  • Ability to analyze and communicate findings to key stakeholders to influence decision making

  • Experience with FEA software ANSYS

  • Excellent communication at all levels with demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross-functional, technical audience including Chief engineers and technology Fellows

  • Experience in developing life prediction models for parts made from conventional methods as well as additive technology

  • Validate lifing models with test data and field experience

  • Individuals who are self-motivated who consistently demonstrate the ability to work with little supervision, who take the initiative to get things done

  • Ability to consistently make timely decisions even in the face of complexity, balancing systematic analysis with decisiveness

  • Ability to cope with high demand environment where priorities change frequently, and many jobs are being worked at the same time

  • Experience mentoring lower level engineers on projects, technology, or process development

  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.