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.
Contributing to the successful completion of major projects that support strategic priorities or difficult technical objectives, the Manufacturing Engineer understands advanced manufacturing technical principles, theories and concepts to develop imaginative manufacturing technology on existing or advanced designs, concepts, processes, systems and tools. Working under general direction, the individual possesses unique manufacturing engineering knowledge in specialty and advanced manufacturing technical areas. This Engineer will represent Production Engineering as manufacturing technical contact on projects, programs and/or cross functional teams.
Direct customer facing experience either supporting production, industrialization of product or frontline leadership.
Will effectively identify, report and resolve potential safety and quality hazards/risks.
Develops scope of work, resource estimates, progress metrics, and communication cadence for overall project management to meet mission critical objectives.
Performs producibility analysis and manufacturing trade studies to determine cost effective solutions to complex manufacturing technical objectives.
Follows a disciplined approach in initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing tasks and projects to achieve specific goals to specific success criteria.
Collaborative partnership with team leadership, Project/Program management, and Functional management to adequately meet objectives
Create build files, layouts, and use of cost estimation models and trade studies
Develops detailed process flows to establish manufacturing steps for Additive Manufacturing.
May act as a technical guide on additive manufacturing
May mentor teammates and junior engineers on manufacturing technology innovations.
All years of experience in aerospace or related manufacturing industry experience will be considered. Preferred experience in thermoplastic additive manufacturing experience
Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology in Chemical, Systems, Computer, Industrial, Automation/Robotic, Aeronautical/Aviation, Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Environmental, and Materials.
Knowledge in several manufacturing technologies to include, but not limited to the following:
Manufacturing Execution Systems - process specifications, CAD/CAM; production planning, material requirements scheduling, and material kitting and handling.
Tool and Equipment Integration - Facility requirements, ergonomics, safety, automation, robotics, metrology, applied to the fabrication and assembly of vertical lift systems.
Knowledge of military and commercial aircraft systems.
Able to apply engineering design and analysis knowledge to evaluate discrepancies and anomalies.
Experience with CATIA V5/V6 and/or CAPPSNC metrology software.
Preferred experience with aircraft tooling design/fabrication, Mastercam Router 3D, PESU, PSU PC, and ABS thermoplastics.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at a variety of levels, from detailed design reviews to high-level leadership reviews.
Proficiency in MS Office tools of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and Outlook
Don't miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment where you feel a sense of belonging. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where unique experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.