FTT Inc. is a thriving turbomachinery company headquartered in Jupiter, Florida, with affiliate offices in Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, and Berlin. We are expanding in the Midlands, UK area, with our newly opened office in Derby. FTT Inc. Employs 200+ engineers and technicians with over 4000 combined years of aero engine (military and commercial), industrial and space turbomachinery experience. If you seek a technically challenging work environment where you will learn from some of the world’s top turbomachinery experts, you may fit in at FTT Inc..

We offer a challenging and rewarding career with excellent opportunities for personal and career development, and the opportunity to work with an experienced team of world class experts in their fields

Benefits. FTT Inc. employees enjoy excellent benefits, including a 401(k), medical and dental insurance, competitive compensation, tuition reimbursement for technical courses, and continuous learning opportunities.

Openings. Please see the following job listings. If you have any questions, please contact hr@fttinc.com.


Turbomachinery Analytical Axial Compressor Specialist

Requirements:

  • 12+ years applied industry experience in axial compressor design and development
  • M.S./M.E or A.E Preferred. Proficiency in classical analyses “hand-calculations” and deep understanding of practical design limitations
  • Skilled in computational fluid dynamic analysis,( including interpreting results), transient behavior and correlating to experimental testing
  • Skilled at managing compromise and characterizing risk to produce balanced design solutions
  • Experienced in all phases of development: conceptual design, analysis, manufacturing, validation, and field service
  • Awareness of turbomachinery cycle performance drivers and trade factors
  • Technical leadership abilities capable of functioning as key aerodynamic specialist and technical focal point
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: experience integrating work in a team, interfacing with customer, mentorship
  • Experience in cutting-edge technologies (analysis tools, aerodynamic advancements, etc. ) is desirable

FTT Offers:

  • Flexible work schedule considered for either full time or part time applicants.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Location in an attractive office building in sunny South Florida in Palm Beach County near beaches.
  • Informal yet professional work environment with a world class technical staff.
  • Excellent benefits including flexible hours, a 401k plan, paid health insurance, paid disability insurance, vacation days, sick days, and ten holidays.
  • Engineer driven culture committed to long-term technical excellence.

Project Manager (m/f) for turbomachinery & test rig projects (FTT-Deutschland)

Our company: FTT Deutschland GmbH (founded in 2011, located in Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Wildau – south of Berlin) is an international company active in the field of turbomachinery. We design, analyze, define,
manufacture and assemble prototype gas turbines (components) for aviation and power generation Customers, as
well as support Customer engine design programs. We enable a work environment in which employees can gain a
varied experience in a short time. We work in a flat organization and demand a high degree of self-initiative from
our employees.

FTT was founded in Jupiter, Florida, USA. in 1998, today almost 250 employees work in all locations. For more
information on FTT, visit www.fttgmbh.de or www.fttinc.com on the Internet.
For our Wildau location we are expanding our team.

Your Profile:

  • A degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Relevant professional experience turbomachinery incl. management of development projects
  • Sound knowledge of turbomachinery design procedures
  • Analytical skills and abstract thinking
  • Experience with turbomachinery components manufacturing and ability to manage supply chain
  • Excellent leadership skills and high social competency
  • Team-oriented and self motivated, good communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial thinking
  • Professional communication in English, written and spoken

Your Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of customer-specific development projects for prototypes / test rigs for cost, quality & schedule
  • Represent FTT being the Focal Point for customer project communication
  • Management of multidisciplinary project teams involving multiple locations
  • Technical coordination with the Chief Engineers Office and to the Leadership of the test rig development group
  • Coordinate with department leads for resource management
  • Efficient integration of supply chain activities
  • Effective use of tools for managing projects

Our Benefits:

  • Company in a location with good connection to motorways and public transport
  • Work in an energetic, international team with a collaborative working atmosphere
  • Integration into exciting projects
  • Flexible working hours
  • State-of-the-art technology

We look forward to receiving your application, indicating your possible start date and salary expectations. Please send your application by e-mail to hr@fttgmbh.de.


Analysis Engineer (m/f) for Rotor Dynamics and Bearing Design (FTT-Deutschland)

Our company: FTT Deutschland GmbH (founded in 2011, located in Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Wildau – south of Berlin) is an international company active in the field of turbomachinery. We design, analyze, define,
manufacture and assemble prototype gas turbines (components) for aviation and power generation Customers, as
well as support Customer engine design programs. We enable a work environment in which employees can gain a
varied experience in a short time. We work in a flat organization and demand a high degree of self-initiative from
our employees.

FTT was founded in Jupiter, Florida, USA. in 1998, today almost 250 employees work in all locations. For more
information on FTT, visit www.fttgmbh.de or www.fttinc.com on the Internet.
For our Wildau location we are expanding our team.

Your Profile:

  • A university / doctoral degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Relevant professional experience as an Analysis engineer
  • Sound knowledge of rotor dynamics and in the selection and design of bearing systems
  • The ability to use hand calculations for concept design and numerical methods for later design phases
  • Experience in the inspection of bearings and the assembly of rotors
  • Knowledge of turbomachinery and tribology
  • Professional communication in English, written and spoken

Your Responsibilities:

  • Being the specialist for rotor dynamics / bearing systems you will work in a multidisciplinary project team
  • In the day-to-day business you will evaluate the technical feasibility of rotor designs and work closely with the mechanical design engineers as well as specialists of other engineering analysis disciplines
  • Your primary field of activity is the design of rotors for gas turbine component prototypes and test rigs using a variety of software programs (e.g. Dyrobes, ADORE, Cobra, ANSYS)
  • Responsibility for the preparation, review and approval of technical documentation
  • Presentation of results in design reviews internally and for/at the customer
  • Provide technical support for purchasing as well as for rotor assembly, commissioning & testing

Our Benefits:

  • Company in a location with good connection to motorways and public transport
  • Work in an energetic, international team with a collaborative working atmosphere
  • Integration into exciting projects
  • Flexible working hours
  • State-of-the-art technology

We look forward to receiving your application, indicating your possible start date and salary expectations. Please send your application by e-mail to hr@fttgmbh.de.


Turbomachinery Aerodynamic/Performance Engineer

Technical Requirements:
• Prefer M.S. in engineering with a minimum of B.S. in engineering (not engineering technology) with strong engineering fundamentals and a +3.0 GPA
• Some exposure to compressor and/or turbine flowpath design and analysis capabilities.
• Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, organizational and leadership skills and experience integrating work in a team environment with the ability to balance a wide variety of responsibilities and maintain a customer focus.
• Able to work under tight time constraints to meet schedules and manufacturing deadlines.
• Detail-oriented and highly motivated with good diagnostic and problem solving skills.
• Flexible with ability to work in fast growing, dynamic and rapid-paced workplace with minimal supervision.
• Superior communication and documentation skills including written and oral presentations, memos and reports.
• Must be a self-starter and willing to invest the time to learn.

Desirable Characteristics:
• Exposure with computational fluid dynamic ( CFD) analysis
• Strong class work in thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and compressible flow.
• Exposure to Experience in airfoil design and analysis
• Proficient computer skills – CAD, ANYSY-CFX, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

 


 

Combustion Discipline Consultant

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The Combustion Discipline Consultant shall have a BS/MS/PhD in an applicable Engineering field plus over twenty years progressively more complex experience in design and development of engineering projects. The Combustion Discipline Consultant will have an extensive background in the design, development and delivery of gas turbine engine combustors. Candidates from either industry or academia would be considered. He/She should be proficient in performing analyses and correlations to enhance combustion design tools and methods. Consultant shall have extensive expertise with rotary atomizer systems and should have directly designed, developed, and evaluated rotary cup or slinger combustion systems. Consultant should have analytical, computational and experimental experience with slinger injectors and rotary combustors including fuel spray distribution, altitude ignition and performance and operability of these systems. He/She should demonstrate detailed experience with a small engine development program with key responsibility for the rotary cup or slinger combustion system aero and mechanical system design and integration. Consultant shall leverage his/her expertise and professional contacts to optimize technology transfer from key industry, university and government initiatives.

Education and Experience:
• MS/PhD in Engineering plus 20 or more years’ experience
• Strong ability to create and provide oral and written technical presentations both internally and externally
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Team oriented
• Consistent work ethic
• Good communication skills
• Experience in dealing with customers is essential
• Must be able to work with customers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns, and provide project status
• Develop standards and guidelines for tasks being performed.

Goals shall include:

• Provide expert advice in the design and development of a novel slinger or rotary cup combustor.


Turbomachinery Thermal Analyst

Requirements:
· 0-5 years of industry experience in thermal or fluid system design
· MS or BS in mechanical or aerospace engineering
· US citizen or green card holder
· Grasp of fundamentals in areas of Heat Transfer, Fluid Dynamics, and Thermodynamics
· Skilled at managing compromise and characterizing risk to produce balanced design solutions
· Excellent interpersonal skills: experience integrating work in a team, interfacing with customer, etc
· Experience in Conjugate CFD and Finite Element is desirable
· Applied turbomachinery experience or related post-graduate focus is a plus


 

Rotor Dynamics Bearing Analysis Engineer

Education and Experience:
• MS in Engineering with focus on rotordynamics, bearings, and/or seal design.
• Two years of work experience related to the design and analysis of turbomachinery
• Strong ability to create and provide oral and written technical presentations both internally and externally
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Team oriented
• Consistent work ethic
• Good communication skills
• Experience in dealing with customers is essential
• Must be able to work with customers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns, and provide project status
• Develop standards and guidelines for tasks being performed.
As an Engineer you will do work associated with the design of aerodynamic development rigs, industrial gas turbines, rocket turbopumps, and small aero engines including:
• Dynamic analysis of rotors, bearings, dampers, and seals of turbomachinery products to meet customer and industry standards.
• System component design and analysis.
• Develop correlating field and prediction data.
• Creating and following laboratory experiments for design verification.
• Health monitoring development rig response.


Fluid Film Bearing Analysis Engineer

Education and Experience:
• BS/MS in Engineering with focus on tribology and bearing design
• 10+ years of work experience related to the design and analysis of fluid film and gas foil bearings
• Strong ability to create and provide oral and written technical presentations both internally and externally
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Team oriented
• Consistent work ethic
• Good communication skills
• Experience in dealing with customers is essential
• Must be able to work with customers to define and document requirements, address technical concerns, and provide project status
• Develop standards and guidelines for tasks being performed.

As an Engineer you will do work associated with the design of aerodynamic development rigs, industrial gas turbines, rocket turbopumps, and small aero engines including:
• Dynamic analysis of fluid film bearings with an emphasis on gas foil bearings of turbomachinery products to meet customer and industry standards.
• System component design and analysis.
• Develop correlating field and prediction data.
• Creating and following laboratory experiments for design verification.
• Health monitoring development rig response.

 

US Citizenship Required for all Engineering Positions based out of FTT Inc. or FTT America..