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Textron Tube Fabricator C - 2nd Shift in Wichita, Kansas

Tube Fabricator C - 2nd Shift

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 power bend or hand bend a wide variety of sizes and shapes of tubes and/or perform cutting, deburring, flaring, and pressure testing of hoses and tubes. May be required to work with higher grade operators while in training.


  • The operations consist of planning and performing tube bending operations on NC tube bending equipment or manually operated tube bending equipment.

o Requires the ability to duplicate tube patterns, plan equipment set ups, make adjustments and check parts.

  • Sets up, adjusts and operates NC tube bending equipment or any type of hand operated tube bending equipment to bend any type and size tubing up to 5/8 inches into various straight and compound angles.

  • Performs flaring, deburring, end sizing and other operations incidental to producing desired bends. Installs a variety of end fittings.

  • Records developed measurement and angles used in obtaining desired patterns for future reference.

  • Uses tools and equipment such as wrenches, hose threading machines, hose tapping machines, table saws, drill motors, and pressure testing equipment.

  • Checks all cure dates on hoses and the inside and outside diameters to determine if hoses meet requirements. Visually inspects hoses and assemble during each step of assemble to ensure Textron Aviation standards.

  • Responsible for own work and the quality of own work.

  • Performs other related duties as required.



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


No experience required.


Typical machine shop working conditions, some exposure to noise, oil and solvents.

This role is eligible for up to a $15,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus based on level of experience. 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: Second Shift
Job Posting: 02/12/2024, 7:41:35 PM
Req ID: 320840