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Textron Oven Operator I in Wichita, Kansas

Oven Operator I



Perform duties to properly process and cure oven and autoclave bonded composite parts.


  1. Ability to perform composite bagger activities.

  2. Perform complicated autoclave and oven bonding functions.

  3. Works from bonding and process specifications, blueprints and production schedules to perform fabrication sequences for composite bonding.

  4. Seals autoclave and check for vacuum leaks and short circuits in the thermocouple wiring.

  5. Interprets and applies the proper amount of heat and pressure from information on bonding process instruction sheets.

  6. Checks recorder temperature control during the cure cycle to maintain proper conditions for valid bonding.

  7. Determine practical method to improve assembly and fitting of most parts to eliminate bonding failures. Ensures proper processing, lay-up and bagging techniques are maintained.

  8. Diagnoses defective workmanship of parts and recommend corrective action.

  9. Maintains shop record and assures parts are bonded according to production schedules. Monitors status and reports shortages of supplier and processing materials.

  10. May occasionally assist in bagging operations and assist layup techs with core form operations.

  11. Responsible for own work.



High school education or equivalent and Textron Aviation’s blueprint reading class preferred.


6 months of related experience in oven and or autoclave operations.

* Working Conditions: *

Somewhat disagreeable working conditions with exposure to dust, noise, heat, fumes and liquids. Safety shoes and protective clothing could be required.Possible exposure to dust, heat, loud noise. Safety shoes could be required.

_ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. _

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.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 291626