At Bell, thinking above and beyond is what we do best. For more than 80 years, we’ve been reimagining the experience of flight – and where it can take us.
We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to certify a commercial helicopter. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. And today, we’re defining the future of on
A Day in the Life of an Engineer I - Mechanical:
Bell is seeking Mechanical Engineers to join a dynamic team that is leading the future of vertical lift. We are seeking Engineers that strive daily for innovation and settle for nothing less than excellence. The selected candidate will support
Bell Engineering in one or a variety of the following areas for mechanical components depending on business need:
Work with the business to identify aircraft parts and provide overall support to our customer requests.
Work with engineers to support new structural, mechanical or rotating component designs, conduct aircraft
structural analysis and evaluate technologies.
Testing & Labs:
Support the testing of new and full scale aircraft materials.
Support new and future production of aircraft, review materials used in the manufacturing of the
aircraft, and work with the business to address part and material defects.
Responsibilities May Include:
Successful Engineering candidates would perform design engineering; stress and fatigue analysis; flight test engineering and other engineering related activities, depending upon placement within the organization.
Work with area engineers to resolve questions on estimated time values and make revisions if required.
Work with engineering management to receive assignments and make recommendations for improvements.
Mechanical components include:
airframe, rotors, drives, hydraulics, engine, structures, fatigue, analysis, and more
The candidates will be assigned to projects and support one of the following aircraft:
V-280 Program (FVL – Future Vertical Lift)
V-247 Program (FVL – Future Vertical Lift)
525 Relentless Program
Future Product Development
Production programs (V-22, H-1, 407, 412, 429, 505)
Minimum Requirements for an Engineer I – Mechanical at Bell:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Degree in Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred.
PC proficiency in CATIA, CAD, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Ability to work effectively within a team.
Ability to prioritize a variety of assignments.
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Ideal Candidates Also Have:
- 3.0 minimum overall, undergraduate GPA.
- Master’s degree is strongly preferred.
Internship experience, specifically at Bell or other aerospace companies.
Participation in technical organizations like American Helicopter Society.
Specific rotorcraft educational emphasis.
Experience with hands-on or mechanical projects, experience flying (manned or unmanned) aircraft, computer programming, or robotics.
Experience with rotorcraft related projects.
Relevant software development; Guidance, Navigation, and Controls; Robotics.
Leadership experience, experience in managing conflict, dealing with ambiguity, ability to be flexible, adaptable and ability to execute.
Experience with CATIA or other Computer Aided Design programs; Nastran/Patran; MATLAB; C++.
Experience in the military or aerospace industry.
Possesses good communication skills; Is collaborative, humble, strives for excellence and is dependable.
Is interested in aerospace, specifically in vertical flight.
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.
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.
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Job Field Engineering
Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth
Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.
Job Level Individual Contributor
Shift First Shift
Job Posting 08/31/2020, 11:47:00 AM
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