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Spirit AeroSystems M01A Automated Mach Fastng 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.


Verifies dimensions of parts using both mechanical and electronic measurement tools and, relative to these inspection duties, initiate and document corrective action for programming issues and other problems. Employee must have the skill and knowledge to perform in all the general functions of the Assembly Mechanic to include the following:

  • Maintain required personal certifications.

  • Perform complete inspection, including first part review, of procured or fabricated parts and assemblies.

  • Initiate and document any non-conforming condition for Material Review Board action.

  • Perform process surveillance to assure compliance with requirements.

  • Prepare and maintain quality records.

  • Setup and operate conventional and Computerized Numerical Controlled (CNC) fastening equipment, similar to Multi-Task Gantry Riveter, C-Frames, etc., to assemble components in accordance with engineering specifications.

  • Assembly/Installation Doors Integral Fuel Cell Sealing Precision Bench Assembly Pressure and vacuum testing.

  • Provide high-level technical support and leadership relative to assembly and installation.


  • In order to be considered for this 2nd shift opportunity, preferred candidates will possess a minimum of 6 months of aircraft structural sheet metal experience or have successfully completed Aero Structural Training

  • Operate measurement and testing equipment, machines, and devices in accordance with established procedures

  • Load, locate, and unload, parts and assemblies

  • Disassemble and prepare assemblies to accomplish rework, repair or change incorporation on completed assembliesDrill, saw, file, sand, build up, trim, fit, and fasten parts to meet production requirements utilizing any required hand or power tools

  • Fabricate, assemble, and install systems elements

  • Maintain or repair tools, shop aids, equipment, and facilities as necessary to accomplish work assignments including first-level maintenance on machines and equipment

  • Candidates must also possess the willingness to work assigned shift and overtime as required as well as the ability to work on concrete floors, uneven surfaces, and in confined spaces, as well as walk on open floor beams, climb on stairs/scaffolding, crawl/kneel in work station, and lift/move parts and/or tools

  • All applicants must be willing and able to work any shift, including alternative work weeks. The majority of new hires will be hired on 2nd shift

  • Candidates must pass the Work Keys Assessment (www.workkeys.com)

    All Candidates must pass The WorkKeys Assessment (www.workkeys.com) or provide verification that they have passed The WorkKeys Assessment. Delay in completing your WorkKeys Assessment will result in a delay in your start date. You may complete your assessment in advance of an interview.

    Kansas Tax Credit: Join Spirit AeroSystems’ Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Click here for more information on the tax credit.

    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 2023-11258

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (5/24/2023 12:27 PM)

Category Manufacturing