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Textron Chemical Processor B - 2nd Shift in Wichita, Kansas

Chemical Processor B - 2nd Shift

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades and continues to be the global leader by equipping customers with smart solutions for every circumstance, every mission. We are passionate advocates of aviation, providing aircraft that save time and empower people with the freedom of flight. With functions ranging from Communications, Engineering, Finance, Flight Operations, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Marketing, Sales, and, more - you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, learn new skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities and build your career. We provide resources to empower your journey. Your success is our success.


Job Summary:

Requires employees to cadmium plate, buff, polish, surface finish and harden a wide variety of aircraft parts. May be required to assist higher and lower grade Operators.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working from shop routers, specifications, detailed instructions, and standard operation methods.

  • Performs electroplating operation to surface finish and harden parts. Exercises judgment to determine quality and maintains thickness of plating, according to engineering requirements and specification guidelines.

  • Operates electroplating equipment while maintaining mental and visual attention to time and flow of current during process.

  • Selects and positions parts on rack according to size shape and number to be electroplated.

  • Uses simple hand tools, measuring instruments and a nondestructive thickness tester.

  • Operate stationary polishing wheels or uses chemicals to buff and polish a wide variety of aircraft parts.

  • Performs operations necessary to cadmium plate a variety of parts and material in accordance with specifications and accepted shop practices. Solution formulas are maintained by chemical laboratory.

  • Maintains solution level and temperatures in tank and set prescribed plating cycle time.

  • Cleans and rinses parts before plating, check for required buildup, select appropriate fixture and determines spacing of parts in tank.

  • Responsible for quality of own work.

  • Performs other duties as required.



Requires a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification.


Requires a minimum of one year metal or chemical processing or related experience.

Working Conditions:

Somewhat disagreeable due to temperatures, fumes, chemicals, dust, and noise

Kansas Tax Credit:

Join Textron Aviation’s Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Visit https://www.aircapitaloftheworld.com/taxcredits for more information on the tax credit.

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.

Job: Manufacturing
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Second Shift
Job Posting: 10/24/2023, 10:28:57 AM

Req ID: 318557