Textron Reliability & Maintainability Engineer - V-22 Program in Fort Worth, Texas

Reliability & Maintainability Engineer - V-22 Program


Reliability & Maintainability Engineer

The Reliability & Maintainability Engineer provides Bell Helicopter’s Military Business with professional Reliability, Maintainability and Testability program flow-down of requirements, and implements those requirements. This position is located at Bell Helicopter’s headquarters facility in Ft. Worth, TX.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Collect, analyze and score Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) data. Perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA) on frequent removals on both Fleet aircraft and Production aircraft.

  • Perform Engineering Investigations (EI) on selected failed components determine by the Government.

  • Create Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) for failed aircraft components charting a path to correct design deficiencies to aircraft implementation.

  • Perform Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analyses (FMECA) on components and systems.

  • Perform testability assessments including Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT), Highly Accelerated Stress Screening (HASS), fault detection and fault isolation.

  • Perform validation techniques on corrected components installed on the aircraft.

  • Provide design support of development programs.

  • Assess manufacturing metrics and maintenance removal times.

  • Formulate reliability analyses and predictions (including development of failure rate estimates based on handbook techniques and historical data) using Windchill Quality Solutions software.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required.Major in Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • 2 years of Engineering experience is preferred.

  • Prior military experience maintaining rotary or tiltrotor aircraft is preferred.

  • Knowledge of procedures involved with collecting, analyzing, and scoring of Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) data is preferred.

  • Recent experience performing Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Engineering Investigations (EI) and Corrective Action Plans (CAP) for failed aircraft components is preferred.

  • Knowledge of rotary aircraft systems/sub-systems to include troubleshooting techniques, reliability/maintainability issues and assessment of maintenance removal times is preferred.

  • Proficiency in the review of flight logs, quality records, manufacturing records and engineering drawings including use of CAD software, is preferred

  • CATIA experience is preferred.

  • Must be able to interact effectively with customers and suppliers.

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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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 Engineering

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 262435