Textron Eng Mfg Machine Planning III in Grand Prairie, Texas

Eng Mfg Machine Planning III


We arepioneers.We were the first tobreak the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack. Wewere aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systemsto market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. AtBell, we are proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidlycreating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Bell is seeking a EngineeringManufacturing Planning III at our location in Fort Worth, TX.

Under generalsupervision, determines from Engineering information the most efficient andexpedient method of machining parts or assemblies, including gears, splinedshafts and other toothed parts, where dimensional sequencing of operation isrequired on general or specialized machine shop equipment. Such determinationmust be related to the rate of production required and requires that theEngineer determine:

  • Starting material size, form and condition.

  • Sequence of fabrication operations and their relation tooperational processes of treatment and finish.

  • Selection of machines and accessories available and capable ofsecuring required tolerances dimensions and shape.

  • Orders, by word description and/or sketch (Tool Orders), special,perishable, and gage tooling sufficient for purchase, make, or design and makeof such items.

  • Sequence and method of assembly of predominately machined partssuch as transmissions, gearboxes, drive shafts, rotor heads and engines.

Engineer’s workcomprises of:

  • The setting of initial speeds and feeds of machine tools based onavailable data and experience.

  • The creation of operation sheets, tool orders, sketches,dimensional charts, material operation diagrams and lists.

  • The analysis of shop operations to: Correct for heat treatdistortion. Adjust dimensions for fit and function and to secure Engineeringchange when required.Correct machine selections, operation, definition ortooling to reduce scrap or cost.

  • Analyze and processes planning paper related to drawings, designs,specifications, and changes to same.

  • Plans heat treated weldments or machined weldments.

  • Directs and instructs lower classified Planners.

  • Maintains records and schedules of work assigned.

  • Duties may involve miscellaneous functions such as analyzing,investigating and preparing facility studies relative to plant areas, man-hour,machinery and equipment cost, and specifying proper machines to be purchased,reviewing work to be sub-contracted and advising and assisting sub-contractorson Production Engineering and Manufacturing problems.

Don’t miss thechance to join a diverse, inclusive environment that embodies one of our corevalues, Lift Each Other Up. As a member of our global workforce, you willcollaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where differences inexperiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for ourproducts take us above and beyond flight.

Textron is anEqual Opportunity Employer (Male/Female/Disabled/Veterans)



  • Two (2) years college or equivalent, with preferred courses in: Math through Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry. Engineering Material., Metallurgy of aircraft type materials.

  • Must have sufficient education to be able to: Solve mathematical problems as related to machine shop practices.

  • To communicate either orally or in writing with personnel at Engineering level, as well as personnel at machine operator level.

Minimum experience of:

  • Six (6) years general machine shop experience, or

  • Three (3) years general machine shop experience with recent machine planning experiences in a lower classification of at least two years, or

  • Three (3) years of machine trade school plus one (1) year of machine shop direct experience.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Textron is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Male/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Texas-Grand Prairie

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 266529