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Textron Sheet Metal Assembler B in Wichita, Kansas

Sheet Metal Assembler B

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.



To assemble primary and major sheet metal assemblies including different types of metals, composites, and

other materials.


  • Performs a wide variety of operations in the completion of assemblies involving component

tooling where some judgment is necessary to set up and maintain a positive relationship of a

multiple number of parts or assemblies.

o Performs assembling operations such as cutting, filing, drilling, countersinking, fitting,

shimming, adjusting, clamping, bolting, reaming, riveting, and bucking where locations

and other pertinent information is established or predetermined and tolerances, edge

margins, hole patterns, etc., are usually controlled by tooling and fixtures.

o Locates reference points, holes, parts and assemblies from established reference lines or

points, transfers hole and rivets pattern within predetermined limits and performs sheet

metal assembly work with and without aid of jigs, fixtures or other tooling when necessary.

o Applies sealing, bonding agents and other liquid adhesives per specification


o Install some hardware such as nuts, bolts, spring pins, cotter keys and safety wire as


o Special care is needed for stress critical areas and areas of cosmetic concern.

  • Uses hand and portable tools such as rivet gun, drill motor, portable dimpling equipment, bucking

bars, de-burr tools, file, scale, etc.

  • Functional testing of completed parts and assemblies may be required.

  • Responsible for the quality of own work.

  • Performs other related duties as required.



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


Requires minimum 1 year experience as a Sheet Metal Assembler C plus successful completion of Textron

Aviation blueprint.

Internal bargaining transfers having held one (1) or more of the below listed classifications, for a minimum of five

(5) years, may transfer into the Sheet Metal Assembler B classification:

  • Line Assembler/Installer B – 06357

  • Radio & Electrical Tech B – 06401


Somewhat disagreeable working conditions due to noise level of work area and dust/dirt.

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: 05/14/2024, 11:47:16 PM
Job Number: 323588