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Spirit AeroSystems Operations Support Specialist 3 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.


Location: Wichita

Shift: 1st

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provides expertise in manufacturing and production engineering & Quality processes

  • Applies principles and practices typically associated with quality engineering, industrial engineering, and manufacturing engineering functions and coordinates with other support disciplines or core functions as required. Teams to coordinate with include: Quality, Engineering, management, lean, tooling and operations

  • Develops quality and cost-effective methods, standards, and systems for production by applying production engineering principles

  • Leads and participates in long-range technical research on proposed projects

  • Provides guidance to less experienced manufacturing support staff



  • 9 years of experience [ OR a Bachelor’s degree plus 6 years of experience] in manufacturing, continuous improvement, and manufacturing support

  • High level of understanding of manufacturing sepcifically in Aerospace

  • MS office suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with attention to detail

  • Active listener and willing to learn

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, team-based environment

  • Self-motivated; taking ownership of projects and issues, including follow through to closure

  • Project Management experience

  • Experience with SAP

    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.