Textron Fatigue, Materials, and Processes Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Fatigue, Materials, and Processes Engineer


Fatigue, Materials and Processes Engineer

The Fatigue, Materials and Processes IPT is responsible for the following:

  • Maintain design allowables to be used across the program

  • Provide general guidance to multiple Integrated Product Teams in regards to material selection and testing

  • Create, review, and revise program plans for long-term Material and Process advanced technology integration

  • Develop and execute a plan for fatigue qualification of the aircraft structure

  • Flight test support including real-time telemetry monitoring of limits and tracking of fatigue damage to critical components

  • Ensure communication between laboratories and program

The successful candidate for this position will be able to:

  • Knowledgably engage Subject Matter Experts within the company on a variety of topics including metallic materials, non-metallic materials, fatigue analysis, and damage tolerance qualification

  • Communicate effectively with external contacts including vendors, customers, and/or end users

  • Develop point design and fatigue criteria for material development and structural analysis

  • Work closely with other program IPTs including Design, Analysis, and Strategic Sourcing

  • Turn ideas and concepts into executable plans leading to rotorcraft qualification



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent technical degree

  • Proven self-starter requiring minimal supervision

  • Experience with fatigue and fracture mechanics analysis

  • Experience with metallic and non-metallic materials

  • Proficiency with standard office computing software

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills


  • Experience with material and component qualification test programs, specifically damage tolerance analysis and qualification methodologies

  • Experience with aerospace industry materials and processing specifications and regulatory requirements

  • Knowledge of military rotorcraft qualification process

  • Knowledge of Bell and industry analysis tools including CAFTA, iFACTS, and AFGROW

Our most cherished core value is to Lift Each Other up, creating a diverse and inclusive environment. 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.

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.

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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: 260869