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Textron Trim Technician in Wichita, Kansas

Trim Technician

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.



Performs a number of duties to trim, fill, sand and bond to prepare a variety of standard composite parts in accordance with shop orders, oral and written instructions and blueprints.


  • Ensures composite assemblies meet bonding cure specifications.

  • Hand Trim composite panels ensuring they meet quality requirements and engineering dimensions.

  • Prepares composite surfaces by filling and sanding to a smooth surface.

  • Uses small hand tools, sanders, drills, routers, adhesive applicators, calipers, gauges and other measuring instruments.

  • Responsible only for own work.

  • Performs other related duties as required.



Must have a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification and Textron Aviation’s blueprint reading class is preferred.


0-6 months of composites experience required.


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

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: Support Services
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Standard
Shift: First Shift
Job Posting: 07/05/2024, 12:54:22 AM
Job Number: 325342