Textron Rotor System Design Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Rotor System Design Engineer


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.

The Rotor System Design Engineer at Bell is responsible for design activities related to creation and release of engineering data for complex rotor system components including blades, hubs, swashplates, shafts, bearings and other supporting components as well as subsystem integration. In addition, the Rotor System Design Engineer supports the manufacturing, assembly and validation of these mechanical components. This position also ensures compliance with all best practices, customer and industry specifications in support of air vehicle performance and safety requirements. This position is located at Bell’s headquarters facility in Ft. Worth, TX.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Create detail, assembly and installation rotor system design definition in the form of 2D and 3D technical data utilizing CAD software and various analytical tools.

  • Support manufacturing and testing of rotor system components and sub-systems interpreting technical data and assisting in product improvements.

  • Improve detail, assembly and installation rotor system design definition in the form of 2D and 3D technical data utilizing CAD software and PLM software.

  • Participate in a cross functional team environment completing a variety of objectives depending on the program lifecycle assigned.

  • Advance the state-of-the-art rotor system through creative thought, personal and team research, technical compliance and strong analysis skills.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering is required. Other equivalent engineering disciplines will be considered with sufficient applicable experience.

Position Requirements:

  • At least 2 years Aircraft Component Design experience with 2D/3D modeling, requirement capture and specification development – additional experience is preferred.

  • Experience working in a precision manufacturing environment, focused on mechanical or non-mechanical component manufacturing processes such as composite layups, metal machining, heat treatments, and other specialized processes is preferred.

  • Experience with CATIA v5 and/or v6.

  • Proficiency with Mathcad, Matlab, FEM software (ANSYS, etc.), etc.

  • Proficiency with basic office computer software, specifically the Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.) is required.

  • Must have working knowledgeable of GD&T requirements.

  • Strong analytical ability is required.

  • Must have demonstrated success working in a team environment and articulating technical data and concepts to a wide audience of individuals of different technical backgrounds.

  • Must have demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize a variety of activities and tasks while dealing with change.

  • Previous experience working with PLM software such as ENOVIA to drive product lifecycle is preferred.

  • Previous experience working on cross functional engineering programs is preferred.

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

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 265196