Spirit AeroSystems Structural Design - Defense 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.
Apply knowledge of engineering and physical science principles, materials, and tools in a collaborative environment to develop, integrate, document and evaluate flight vehicle structure designs for performance, functional adequacy, cost effectiveness, manufacturability, and compliance with customer and regulatory requirements. Areas of expertise may include primary and secondary structure design, payloads design, and lofting.
This role requires US Citizenship
Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance. Employment start date would be determined based upon program need and obtaining clearance.
Successful candidates must be able to secure Program access approval
Demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment
Working knowledge of aerospace industry practices and standards
Advanced thinking and problem-solving ability
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Candidate must be a resident of or willing to relocate to the Wichita, KS area
Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering or other related course of study from an ABET accredited program
Requires educational credentials meeting the Spirit classification standards for engineers and typically 5 to 8 years' experience in design engineering classification / position
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.