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Textron Materials Project Engineer in Wilmington, Massachusetts

Materials Project Engineer


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Weapon Systems business area. Visit to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About the Role:

Textron has a legacy of high temperature, high performance composite materials dating back to the Apollo spacecraft heatshield system. We are leveraging this materials legacy and ultra high performance materials successes to expand our advanced material presence into todays challenges in propulsion and other aggressive thermomechanical applications.

Textron seeks a unique talent to help visualize this presence and be a technical expert.

Major Position Responsibilities:

  • Support hands on and engineering product and process development of a wide variety of composite materials and processes

  • Identify limitations of current state of the art and offer development activities leveraging Textron capabilities.

  • Work as part of a multi discipline project team consisting of materials scientists, thermal mechanical modeling, modeling and simulation.

  • Contribute as a technical expert to build state of the art manufacturing and test facilities for prototype through production.

Be a customer contact from proposal through development


Desired Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience developing and manufacturing composite materials for the aerospace industry.

  • Experience developing and manufacturing composites materials. Preferrable (but not necessary) experience in high temperature composites in carbon/carbon , carbon phenolic, or ceramics

  • Knowledge of fiber reinforcement offerings with emphasis on high performance carbon fibers ceramic fibers

  • Understanding of thermal properties testing, erosion and ablation.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Clearance

Required Education (including Major):

  • Bachelors’ degree in engineering or materials science, including plastics engineering, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful.We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country.We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Recruiting Company: Textron Systems
Primary Location: US-Massachusetts-Wilmington
Job Function: Engineering
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Experienced
Shift: First Shift
Relocation: Available
Job Posting: 05/30/2024, 9:25:26 AM
Job Number: 323922