Textron 2019 Tool Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

2019 Tool Engineer


Lift your career to new heights! At Textron Aviation, our culture allows you to grow within the company while building your career. Developing new leaders and encouraging innovative ideas are critical to the success of our organization. The Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. These brands bring together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting aircraft. From design to flight, Textron Aviation has become an industry leader through our belief in having the Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time. Are you ready to elevate your career?

Job Summary:

In this position, engineers will utilize and develop their basic knowledge of core manufacturing, industrial, or mechanical engineering principles to design, analyze, and improve tooling methods. This opportunity enables an individual to grow and innovate while being able to experience a cross functional work environment and implement new technologies in building world class aircraft.

Job Responsibilities (may include, but not limited to):

  • Tool Engineering Design with emphasis on Ergonomics and Safety

  • Utilization of the latest, high technology tools to create Tool Engineering designs, NC Programming, composite fiber placement, Laser Projection, etc.

  • Leading/participating in cross-functional continuous improvement projects that enable both product and process improvements

  • Creation of Manufacturing Build and Tooling Plans for new aircraft

  • Develop manufacturing processes by modifying and designing new equipment for fabricating, building, assembling, and installing components

  • Observe and analyze current methods and processes for making recommendations on improving production quality, work simplification and cost reduction

  • Develop the most efficient ways to use people, machines, materials, information, and energy to make a product or service



Bachelor of Science degree in one of the following:

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Manufacturing Engineering

  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology

  • Robotics Technology

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Other related fields

Position Requirements:

  • A basic knowledge of core manufacturing, industrial or mechanical engineering principles

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • Good analytics and problem solving skills

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Computer proficiency (MS Office, CAD software, FEA/ FEM, etc)

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 First Shift

Req ID: 265717