People Development

We embrace a strong learning ethos and we encourage and support our employees’ continuous learning, development and professional growth. We believe that for workers – present and future – to continue to deliver to the best of their abilities, they need to be equipped with relevant skills and knowledge. This is particularly critical in an industry where new advances are constantly evolving.

Some of our programs that promise professional development opportunities and a work experience across various operational units include:

Career Development

Operations Leadership Program

Available across the organization across the globe, the 24-month program offers you a chance to become effective operations leaders through accelerated work experiences and training in key functional areas of Manufacturing, Supply Management and Quality.

We offer:

  • Three 8-month cross company assignments in participating UTC companies
  • Leadership responsibility in process improvement teams
  • Mentors at each rotation
  • Initial training, orientation and eventual graduation in the United States
  • Networking opportunities with Management team
  • Deeper exposure and stronger network connections in the UTC group

What we expect:

  • A university degree in an engineering or technical discipline
  • At least two years of work experience in Pratt & Whitney or one of UTC companies
  • Prior experience in an operations function (Supply Chain, Quality or Manufacturing)
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
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Career Development

Associate Leadership Program

Aimed at developing our technical workforce for supervisor or cell leader roles, this 24-month program promises a chance to become effective operations leaders through accelerated work experiences and training.

We offer:

  • Three 8-month assignments in technical functions of Operations, Engineering, Quality and Materials
  • Program induction and orientation at the regional headquarters
  • Hourly employee status with overtime pay opportunities
  • Assigned mentors with coaching

What we expect:

  • A diploma in an engineering or technical discipline
  • An ‘outstanding’ performer with at least one year of work experience in Pratt & Whitney
  • A ‘very good’ performer with at least two years of work experience in Pratt & Whitney
  • Prior experience in an engineering or operations function
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and proficiency in the English language

Career Development

Engineering Graduate Program

This 24-month program will help you develop to your next level of excellence through an immersive, hands-on engineering exposure with accelerated work experiences and training in key Engineering areas in overhaul, repair and manufacturing operations.

We offer:

  • Three 8-month rotations within Engineering with hands-on assignments and projects
  • Engineering training and project management essentials training
  • Engineering mentors and supervised coaching during each rotation
  • Exposure to pillars within Pratt & Whitney’s management system: Ethics & Compliance, Environment Health & Safety and Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE)
  • Qualified as an ACE Associate upon graduation

What we expect:

  • A bachelor or master degree with good honors in aerospace or mechanical engineering
  • Up to two years of relevant work experience
  • Passion and commitment for technological innovation
  • Results driven, learning agility and inclined towards leadership
  • Possess creative and strong communication, interpersonal and hands-on skills
  • Proficient in the English language
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Our Commitment to Lifelong Learning

Employee Scholar Program

Innovation is the lifeblood of Pratt & Whitney and we believe that lifelong learning is necessary to achieve this. Our Employee Scholar Program exemplifies our belief in the power of lifelong learning to expand our knowledge and capabilities and to engage with the world outside.

This program is one of the most comprehensive company-sponsored employee education programs in the world. It provides employees the resources to stay current in their chosen field or enable new career opportunities and includes the following benefits:

  • Sponsored tuition, academic fees and books at approved educational institutions
  • Payments are made directly to the educational institution to minimize out-of-pocket costs
  • Eligible employees can receive up to three hours of paid time off to study per week
  • Employees may obtain a degree in any field, whether or not it is related to their job

Since the program’s implementation in 1996, more than one billion dollars have been invested in our employees’ education programs and more than 38,500 degrees have been earned by employees from over 60 countries. Our Employee Scholar Program sponsors employees’ pursuit of higher learning in any field, without any need for a bond to the program. The program is available to our global workforce, including here in Asia Pacific. Full-time employees are eligible for the program after one year of continuous service.