Kansas Works Jobs

Kansas Works Logo

Job Information

Textron Machine Opr B-Drop Hammer in Wichita, Kansas

Machine Opr B-Drop Hammer

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 form a variety of aircraft parts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sets up and operates various sizes of drop hammers to form aircraft parts, exercising some judgement to set and bolt dies and punch in drop hammer, holds die in with lead, selects pads and positions them on die and forms parts with drop hammer as specified.

  • Uses various hand tools such as lead hammers and solder bars.

  • Cleans lead off dies and remelts for future use.

  • Uses materials or tool moving equipment as required.

  • Responsible for utilizing safe work habits.

  • Responsible for housekeeping and cleanliness of area.

  • Responsible for clocking own labor performance correctly.

  • Responsible only for own work.

  • Performs other related duties.


Education: Requires a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification. Uses simple arithmetic, blueprints, specifications, and some measuring instruments.

Experience: Requires 1-2 years drop hammer or directly related experience.

Working Conditions: Continuous exposure to severe noise and vibration

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: First Shift
Job Posting: 06/03/2024, 4:31:45 PM
Job Number: 323593