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Textron Composite Lay-Up Tech I in Wichita, Kansas

Composite Lay-Up Tech I



Performs duties to lay-up a variety of composite parts.


  1. Works from work orders, specifications, blueprints, oral and written instructions to lay-up composites such as fiberglass, core material and prepreg. Lays-up according to ply orientation of warp, weft, ribbon and fiber direction, with lap and butt joint standards, in a controlled atmosphere and contaminate free environment.

  2. Requires the ability to plan and perform a sequence of operations where standard lay-up methods are available, while independent action is also required to use these standards to comply with the different parts configuration and geometry. May work under the guidance of other layup techs.

  3. Obtains specified materials and tools needed.

  4. Cuts plys with the use of templates and tools.

  5. Uses hand pressure and small tools to form and stretch lay-up, while avoiding wrinkles, bridging, air bubbles, gaps, contaminations, etc.

  6. Ability to apply basic bagging operations for completions of standard operations in lay-up process.

  7. Identifies parts for next operation.

  8. Use of tools such as scissors, knives, pushing tools, markers, hammers, and other small tools.

  9. Maintains a clean working environment.

  10. Responsible for own work.

  11. Performs other related duties.



High school education or equivalent. Textron Aviation Blueprint certification preferred.


6 monthsof composite lay-up experience or related composite experience.

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.

  • Competitive starting salaries with growth potential

  • Health benefits beginning day one

  • Tuition assistance and continuing education programs

  • 12-paid holidays a year

  • Paid parental leave options

A new career awaits.

This role is eligible for $2,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus

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-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 295055