Pratt & Whitney Canada jobs
Head office: Longueuil, Quebec
Year of creation: 1928
Type of company: Public (subsidiary)
Sector of activity: aerospace
Pratt and Whitney Canada is the Canadian-based division of the U.S.-based Pratt and Whitney, itself a business unit of United Technologies Corporation. Pratt and Whitney Canada has the world mandate to research, develop, market and manufacture smaller aircraft engines such as helicopters, and business and regional aircraft. It also manufactures advanced engines for industrial applications. It is a global leader in aerospace with 63,000 engines in more than 200 countries and territories, making its operations and service network also worldwide.
Pratt and Whitney Canada has created the largest and most comprehensive customer service network in the industry, supporting more than 14,000 customers. The company has over 6000 employees across Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia working in high-quality jobs, including 1400 engineer professionals in Ontario and Quebec working in R&D. It is actively recruiting individuals for positions in manufacturing such as platers, industrial maintenance mechanics, assemblers, testers, machinists, toolmakers and inspectors, amongst others.
Pratt and Whitney Canada provides its employees with a competitive salary, health and wellness benefits, and flexible work hours. It has deferred compensation, an on-site daycare, and an employee assistance program, to name a few. There is mentorship as well as development and training programs to upgrade and advance employee skills. The company recognizes and rewards employees that are high achievers and self-starters.
Pratt and Whitney Canada and its employees have supported more than 150 charitable organizations through its Matching Gift and Team Volunteering Programs. These two programs encourage employees and retirees to volunteer their time and/or make donations matched by the company. Pratt and Whitney Canada is also committed to innovation as witnessed by the $500 million it spends annually on R&D efforts making it a key player in the Canadian and global aerospace industry. The company also invests $10 million per year on collaborative projects with universities across Canada helping hundreds of students working on more than 800 projects involving new technologies and processes. Through these innovations and collaborations, Pratt and Whitney Canada is leading the industry in developing greener, quieter, and more fuel-efficient engines.