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Spirit AeroSystems Engineering - Industrial 2 in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


Work Location: Wichita, KS

Key Accountabilities:

  • Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and workflow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts, and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel and optimization of product flow.

  • Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. Based on these studies, leads the development and implementation of optimized product flow.

  • Utilizes analytical skills for capacity analysis, tool, and equipment utilization as well as line balancing.

  • Leads projects supporting critical improvement opportunities in the shop as identified by the team.

  • Performs trend analysis of shop performance measures to identify opportunities and improvements.

  • Supports the development of time standards to the shop floor as well as standard work for operations and processes.

  • Develops business cases and provides return on investment analysis, supporting proposals of forward-looking projects.



  • Knowledge of IE Tools used in production including capacity analysis, theory of constraints, waste elimination, production improvements.

  • Knowledge of leading projects and project teams with a continuous improvement focus.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.

  • 2 to 4 years of experience with Bachelor's Degree or 0 to 2 years with Master's Degree.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ABET accreditation is preferred, although not a required accreditation standard.

    Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in aerospace manufacturing environment.

    Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita

Requisition ID 2022-9587

Posted Date 3 months ago (9/15/2022 3:49 PM)

Category Manufacturing