Powerplant Engineer II ‚Äč

Code - PPE

We Shape the Future of Aviation - one in three planes flies with MTU technology.  We work hard to keep growing – not just for tomorrow or next week, but for generations to come.  Join us to shape your career and the future of aviation.

MTU is looking for an experienced engineer to join us for an opportunity to progress their career through meaningful work in a collaborative environment.  We are committed to building your engineering expertise, gas turbine hardware knowledge and project management skills. Our company offers a comprehensive set of benefits so that you can select what best meets your needs. We also promote a healthy work-life balance through a hybrid work schedule, flexible work arrangements, and paid time off. MTU AENA employees drive their own success in an environment that recognizes diversity and celebrates achievements.

The Powerplant Engineer II reports to the Powerplant Engineering Manager  and is responsible for the creation, maintenance, distribution and storage of PPE technical documents necessary for gas turbine engine overhauls performed on customer aircraft fleets for the GTF  engine programs. He/she will work with Fleet Technical Managers to provide technical documentation, which optimizes management of Fleet Management Program (FMP) maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) contracts thru minimization of expenditures and improving engine maintenance interval/reliability.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage shop visits of engines under FMP, Fixed Price Agreement, and Maintenance Cost Guarantees to ensure cost targets are met while also maintaining flight safety
  • Foster communication with Resident Center Managers and Local PPEs throughout the world; discuss status of all Work In Process (WIP) shop visits
  • Manage routine Full Interval Visits (FIV); work with regional team on special visits for  fleet-wide or individual engine events
  • Participate in and support engine shop visit cost discussions; provide input to Fleet Managers and Engine Services Finance at Pratt & Whitney (P&W)
  • Facilitate and manage workscopes being completed by outsourcing firms


  • Strong sense of urgency to take timely actions in the best interest of team and organization
  • Possess self-confidence to regularly correct problems independently; exhibiting accountability
  • Plan and direct own actions effectively and set clear priorities

Requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • 4-10 years of related engineering experience
  • Sound understanding of concepts, methods and procedures within discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to drive tasks to completion
  • Eligible to work in the United States without Sponsorship
  • Occasional travel may be required 

Your Future at MTU Starts Here!

Ready to give your career a boost? Send us your complete application by listing your earliest possible start date.  We look forward to getting to know you. 



MTU AENA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.

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