Textron Sr Engineer - Composite Rotor Systems in Fort Worth, Texas

Sr Engineer - Composite Rotor Systems


We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to be an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Position Requirements:

  • Develops technical solutions for Rotor Blade Manufacturing to internal and external stakeholders including design engineering, manufacturing, program management, engineering labs support, supplier vendors, etc.

  • May be called upon to represent Bell in industry committees or associations.

  • Lead research projects that advance the technologies related to Composite Rotor Systems.

  • Provides creative and innovative solutions to advanced vertical lift concepts during the predesign phase.

  • Manages relationships with suppliers which may include creating SOWs, project/delivery status, external supplier visits, etc.


Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Engineering or related technical discipline.

  • At least 5 years of experience in Aerospace Rotor Blade Manufacturing/Design or related manufacturing industry

  • Extensive knowledge of one or more of the following technical disciplines:

o Rotor Blade Construction/Materials/Engineering Properties

o Secondary Bonding of Composite Structure, Composite Surface Preparation, Bonding Dissimilar Materials

o Toughened Resin Systems, Thermosets, Thermoplastics, Adhesive systems, Cure Cycles

o Composite Machining, Composite Grinding and Profiling, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing

  • Exposure to leading small-medium impact projects or product programs in a flight technology environment.

  • Exposure to capital management, project scheduling, manpower forecasting, and project or program budgeting.

  • Preferred skills: Proficient in CAD/CAM and/or CATIA V5/V6

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment that embodies one of our core values, Lift Each Other Up. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where differences in experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.

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Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265056