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Textron Design Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

Design Engineer



Engineers are responsible for design, development and testing of aircraft seats and their installations. Components may include aircraft furniture, composite panels, and environmental air ducts. Design assignments are executed under the direction of the Engineering Supervisor with an emphasis on meeting and or exceeding customer requirements.


  • Creates engineering drawing packages using CATIA V5 or V6

  • Uses technical skills and principles to develop solutions to common engineering problems

  • Designs and assists in the fabrication of prototypes components for testing

  • Assists in the creation of test procedures and coordination of testing

  • Works well in a cross-functional and diverse team environment

  • Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets or exceeds customer requirements

  • Develops and maintains a current knowledge of developments in the field of specialty and/or other related aircraft fields to recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company products and processes.



  • Bachelor’s Degree required in:

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Other related field

  • Minimum of 2 years engineering experience or relative aviation technical experience.


  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong sense of accountability and integrity

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Time management skills to support multiple concurrent projects

  • Proficient in use of standard Microsoft Office programs

  • Experience in CATIA V5 or V6 is preferred

  • Builds and maintains constructive relationships

  • Quickly grasps new concepts when faced with unfamiliar tasks

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.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

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 Engineering

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 301594