Reliability & Maintainability Engineer

Bell Helicopter Fort Worth , TX 76102

Posted 8 months ago

Reliability & Maintainability Engineer

The Reliability & Maintainability Engineer is responsible for developing, managing and communicating the reliability & maintainability methodology for a new military development program to internal and external customers. This position is based at Bell's Ft. Worth, TX headquarters facility.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Collect, analyze and score Failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) data. Perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Engineering Investigations (EI) and Corrective Action Plans (CAP) for failed aircraft components including participation in Reliability Review scoring boards.

  • Perform Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analyses (FMECA) and testability assessments including Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT), Highly Accelerated Stress Screening (HASS), fault detection and fault isolation.

  • Assess manufacturing parametrics 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.

  • Perform budget estimating and management tasks.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace or Systems Engineering is required.

Position Requirements:

  • 2 years of R&M experience in a defense related industry is preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills needed to brief top-level management, customers and/or large groups on an occasional-to-frequent basis

  • Candidates must be eligible to obtain Secret Security Clearance

  • Prior military experience maintaining rotory or tiltrotor aircraft.

  • Existing Secret or Top Secret clearance is preferred.

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

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