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Textron Machine Opr B-CNC Router -2nd Shift in Wichita, Kansas

Machine Opr B-CNC Router -2nd Shift

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Beechcraft brands. We are passionate advocates of aviation, empowering people with the freedom of flight. As you join our legacy as a global leader in private aviation, you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, expand your skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities, and build your career. We provide a competitive and extensive total rewards package that includes pay and innovative benefits to support you and your family members – now and in the future, beginning day one. Your success is our success.


Job Summary:

To cut a variety of materials to specified shapes and sizes using CNC Routers. May be required to assist lower grade operators.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and operates a computer numerical control (CNC) router to cut a variety of materials. Works from oral and written instructions, sets-up sheets and N/C disk readouts.

o Reviews set-up sheet, secures material stock to machine bed, and mounts specified router and drill bits.

o Installs machine control disk in reader of control console. Observes machine operations for proper functioning. May override disk control feed and speed using manual data input to prevent broken tools and damaged material.

o May require editing of CNC programs as necessary.

  • Requires contact with Manufacturing Engineering or Experimental to coordinate machine operations on both tool proving and production parts. May suggest changes on machine sequencing, feeds, speeds, and parts layout for optimum usage of raw stock.

  • Utilizes a variety of hand tools to complete the work. May also require finishing parts by sanding, hand routing or burring.

  • May require the use of moving equipment to stage work and to perform other functions of this job. Moving equipment is defined as, but not limited to, forklift, crane or tug, etc.

  • Responsible only for own work and performs other related duties as required.



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


Requires a minimum of 18 months routing or directly related fabrication experience, including one year on CNC machine operations.

Working Conditions:

Somewhat disagreeable due to surrounding noise. Typical machine shop working conditions.

This role is eligible for a $4,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus. Terms & conditions apply. The Company reserves the right to amend or suspend this program at any time.

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.

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Job Function: Manufacturing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Second Shift
Job Posting: 04/12/2024, 10:27:00 AM
Job Number: 321023