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Textron 2023 Internship – Tooling and Process Engineer - Independence, KS in Independence, Kansas

2023 Internship – Tooling and Process Engineer - Independence, KS


Position Summary:

Interns will draw on their manufacturing and industrial knowledge to design, analyze, and improve production systems and tooling methodology. Interns will contribute to build-plan methodology, production tooling, and manufacturing processes for components and assemblies.

Job Responsibilities (may include, but not limited to):

  • Creation of Manufacturing Build and Tooling Plans for new aircraft

  • Tool Design with emphasis on Ergonomics and Safety

  • Facility Layout improvements with an emphasis on Lean Manufacturing

  • Utilization of the latest, high technology tools to create Graphic Work Instructions, NC Programming, Laser Projection, Robotics Programs, etc.

  • Leading/participating in cross-functional continuous improvement projects that enable both product and process improvements

  • Plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate the technical and management aspects of the projects within different departments

  • Observe and analyze current methods and processes for making recommendations on improving production quality, work simplification and cost reduction

  • Develop manufacturing processes by modifying and designing new equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components

  • Develop most efficient ways to use people, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or service

Applicants must be authorized to work lawfully in the U.S. for Textron Aviation at the time of making application, and visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for F-1 students and J-1 exchange visitors who will need employment sponsorship.



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in:

  • Manufacturing Engineering

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Robotics Technology

  • Other related fields

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Collaborates and easily gets along in team-based environments

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Computer Proficiency (MS Office, CAD, etc.)

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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 Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Kansas-Independence

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 304155