Textron Metallic Materials Engineer in Grand Prairie, Texas

Metallic Materials 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.

This position is responsible for providing metallic materials and process guidance during rotorcraft development and production and performing failure analysis of rotorcraft components.

Duties include:

  • providing design guidance for material selection, process methods, and inspection controls

  • developing and maintaining material and process specifications

  • creating test plans and technical reports

  • production support

  • executing failure analysis investigations of rotorcraft components



  • Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science, or other related Engineering discipline

Experience Requirements

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent technical writing and communication skills.

  • Familiarity with metallurgical laboratory equipment, mechanical strength testing and statistical data analysis.

  • Knowledge and experience in at least one of the following:

o heat treatment and fabrication of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys

o carburizing & nitriding

o material non-destructive inspection techniques

o casting and forging fabrication methods

o failure analysis techniques such as fractography, metallography and usage of scanning electron microscopes and associated chemical analysis equipment

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-Grand Prairie

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264698