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Textron Autoclave Opr in Wichita, Kansas

Autoclave Opr



To learn operations of autoclaves, ovens and/or presses used in the bonding process.


I. Works from bonding and process specifications, blueprints and production schedules to perform fabrication sequences for composites bonding.

II. Performs autoclave and oven bonding functions to include:

a.Seals the autoclave and check for vacuum leaks and short circuits in the thermocouplewiring.

b.Checks the recorder & temperature control during the cure cycle to maintain properconditions for valid bonding. Interprets and apply the proper amount of heat and pressurefrom information on bonding process instruction sheets.

c.Plan for most effective runs for each workday. Load autoclave and/or oven for mosteffective heating & curing of parts, occasionally requiring operation of moving equipment.

III. Diagnoses defective workmanship of parts.

IV.Monitors status and report shortages of supplies and processing materials.

V. Assists in debagging operations.

VI. Responsible for quality of own work.

VII. Performs other related duties as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Generally good working conditions. Occasional exposure to heat, fumes, liquids and wearing protective clothing.



Requires the use of arithmetic such as addition and subtraction of fractions and decimals, together with interpreting specifications, blueprints and the use of some measuring instruments. Must obtain and maintain any necessary training and licensing, including but not limited to Forklift Operation Certificate.


Requires over 3 months autoclave/oven experience or bonding/vacuum bagging experience.

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.

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Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 291004