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Administrative Assistant, Director, Manufacturing Programs

Company Name:
Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to become a part of our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for!
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX), is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, small turbojet propulsion products and industrial gas turbines.
We reported an operating profit of $1.9 billion in 2013 on revenues of $14.5 billion. Our company has approximately 31,500 employees who support more than 11,000 customers around the world.
Frederick Rentschler founded Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1925. Our first aircraft engine transformed the aviation industry. It was the 410-horsepower, air-cooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance and reliability for the time. We have been leading change ever since.
This position supports the Director of Manufacturing Programs. The successful candidate must be an ambitious, self-reliant, and focused individual to perform a wide range of administrative functions that requires problem solving skills under minimal direction. Must be a team player and have the ability to handle sensitive information and maintain perspective under pressure. Individual must be able to meet project deadlines/schedules with a high level of confidence and judgment.
Specific responsibilities will include:
- Schedule and manage appointments, meetings and overall calendar, reserve facilities, obtain/assemble all documents, presentations and materials for meetings (some support of Direct Staff may be required on an as needed basis).
-Plan and arrange Domestic & International travel, including preparing, gathering and maintaining expense reports for Domestic & International travel.
-Maintain files, review mail, e-mail and respond to telephone inquiries; highlight and prioritize important items.
-Provide office management support by assisting with mail distribution, maintaining copiers/printers and ordering office supplies.
-Work with executives and handle confidential material on a regular basis.
Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong written/verbal skills for communicating with internal and external customers. The ideal candidate will be a team player, goal oriented, organized, willing to work in a flexible work environment, and actively dedicated to supporting ACE initiatives.
Associates Degree, Technical/Business School Certificate or Diploma, Skilled
Trades Apprenticeship, or other post high school training (two years duration)
4 to 7+ years experience
ACE proficiency is a plus
Demonstrated administrative abilities including strong written/verbal communication skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products; ability to interact with all levels of organization.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Company Description:
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines with 36,000 employees who support more than 11,000 customers around the world.
Frederick Rentschler founded Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1925. Our ?rst aircraft engine transformed the aviation industry. It was the 410-horsepower, air-cooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance and reliability for the time. We have been leading change ever since.
Today, Pratt & Whitney develops game-changing technologies for the future, such as the PurePower

PW1000G engine, with patented Geared Turbofan technology. Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners, the company's worldwide large commercial engine maintenance, repair and overhaul network, provides innovative services that delight customers around the globe.
Pratt & Whitney's large commercial engines power nearly 30 percent of the world's mainline passenger aircraft ?eet. The company continues to develop new engines and work with its partners in International Aero Engines and the Engine Alliance to meet airline customers' future needs.
Pratt & Whitney has built a long and distinguished record of providing top-of-the-line engines to 29 armed forces around the world. Our military engines power front line fighters, such as the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, as well as the C-17 Globemaster III military transport and Boeing's KC-46, the U.S. Air Force's new airlift tanker.

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