Textron Sr. Aero Logistics Engineer in Fort Worth, Texas

Sr. Aero Logistics Engineer


Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Textron Inc., is an industry-leading producer of commercial and military, manned and unmanned vertical-lift aircraft and the pioneer of the revolutionary tiltrotor aircraft – V22. With an increasingly balanced portfolio across military, commercial and services business, Bell Helicopter produces revolutionary aircraft including Bell 525 Relentless, Bell 407GT and Bell 412EPI.

Bell Helicopter is seeking a Sr. Aero Logistics Engineer to support our operations in Fort Worth, TX.

This position is accountable for identification and documentation of technological advances, analyzing aircraft systems and component designs to determine maintenance and support resources that provide optimum supportability, which complement the design requirements of fielded aircraft.The analysis consists of detailed studies to identify logistics support alternatives, potential supportability problems, maintenance requirements and intervals; provide spares and support equipment hardware and facility resources recommendations; and develop maintenance and operator technical information to include personnel required to support newly designed or updated aircraft and systems.This position is the primary interface to the customer for coordination and agreement with maintenance concepts and support resource solutions.This activity is also responsible for applying best practices and engineering tools to analyses and modeling of support systems, reliability centered maintenance analysis, and direct operating and life cycle cost analysis, trade-off analysis and resource requirements analysis.

1.Maintain the support design requirements used by Design Engineering during development as the baseline for Operations and Maintenance (O&M) requirements.The baseline represents minimum customer expectation to compliance with requirements.

3.Analyze baseline aircraft deficiencies.Analyze engineering drawings, layouts, concepts and data.Identify, document and implement technological advances and other design improvements, which can improve the support products.Estimate and document expected improvements as a result of utilizing these technologies.

3.Ensure new aircraft and system designs require minimal peculiar support equipment and optimize the use of common support equipment.

4.Examine design drawings to determine that all potential operations, support and maintenance requirements are analyzed and support solutions are documented.

5.Remain knowledgeable of the latest technology systems and emerging techniques in the aerospace industry for information influencing advance of product supportability.

6.Develop and document supportability analysis, which describes and supports operations and maintenance supportability recommendations.

7.Advise management of major product, industry trends and needs as observed during the development of supportability products.

8.Orchestrates multiple activities in the concurrent Engineering effort.

9.Assist management in communicating the purpose of the supportability department to its internal and external customers.

10.Develops and administers Quality directives, policies, processes, procedural controls, company standards, and working agreements.

11.Performs other duties as directed.

12. Stays abreast of changes in industry and logistics profession by reviewing professional journals, attending seminars, and going to conferences.

Provide detailed work instructions, direction and support for maintaining and troubleshooting all related aircraft systems on the 525 Development and Certification Program. These instructions will utilize engineering documentation (Technical Publications, CAMS Planning, 3D Drawings) to accurately control maintenance events while maintaining the as-built configuration. This documentation must be adequate for any subsequent rework as well as satisfy any internal (Bell Helicopter) or external (Federal Aviation Administration) requirements. These instructions will be distributed in any of the following manners:

  1. Given to production engineering for order creation in CAMS.

  2. Utilized for future removal and replacement events (both flight test and production).

  3. Completed via an electronic workbook sketch.

  4. Entered directly into the Electronic Workbook.


  • Working knowledge in the following LSA disciplines: Failure Mode Effect & Critical Analysis (FMECA), Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM), Extensible Markup Language (XML), Knowledge of Electronic Database Systems, and Manual/Work Package development/organization.

  • Experience in manufacturing assembly and flight line processes including tool methodologies.

  • Experience in technical positions with record of problem solving.

  • Experience in ENOVIA, SAP, CAMS and Electronic Workbook (EWB is preferred, not required).

  • Proficient with MS Office suite, including Microsoft Access.

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, parts lists, wire lists and system prints.

  • Fundamental knowledge of fixed and rotor wing aircraft, systems and parts.

  • Planning production routing, sequencing and methods.

  • Familiarity with processes for executing planned production orders and revisions.

  • Excellent communication skills are required.

  • Must have the ability to interact within a team environment.

EEO Statement

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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 Product Support

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Helicopter

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 255978