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Textron Tool Preparer in Wichita, Kansas

Tool Preparer



To prepare tools for production process.


I. Performs a variety of duties necessary to prepare tools and fixtures for the production process. Requires the ability to work from detailed instructions and the making of minor decisions, involving the use of some judgement.

A. Obtains tools scheduled for tool preparation. Sands, scrapes and washes tools to remove excess material. Applies appropriate parting agent and places in oven at appropriate temperature and time. May require additional coats of parting agent.

B. Observes condition of returned tools and makes minor repairs as necessary. Moves tools requiring tool repair to appropriate area.

II. Maintain necessary records to show current status of tool fixture.

III. Requires proper handling and storing of tools and ensuring timely movement to scheduled area upon completion.

IV. May make recommendations on tool improvements.

V. May perform de-bagging of parts as necessary.

VI. Responsible only for own work.

VII. Performs other related duties as required.


Somewhat disagreeable working conditions due to exposure to ketone, parting agent, etc



High school education or equivalent. Requires the use of simple arithmetic, simple drawings and some measuring instruments such as caliper, scale, etc.


Requires 3 - 12 months tool preparation experience.

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.

  • Competitive starting salaries with growth potential

  • Health benefits beginning day one

  • Tuition assistance and continuing education programs

  • 12-paid holidays a year

A new career awaits.

This role is eligible for $2,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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: 296275