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Textron Composite Bond Technician 3 - 6th shift in Wichita, Kansas

Composite Bond Technician 3 - 6th shift



To prepare and bag composites parts and assemblies for the curing process. May be required to work

under the guidance of higher grade operators.


I. Works from specifications, blueprints, oral and written instructions to record pertinent adhesive

information, form and lay-up component parts and assemblies such as fiberglass, graphite and

Kevlar in proper relationship according to standard shop practices where tooling and holding

fixtures are usually available, and to perform a variety of operations necessary to prepare

composite parts and assemblies for autoclave or oven curing process. Requires the ability to plan

and perform a sequence of operations where standard lay-up methods are available, while

independent action is also required to use these standards to comply with the different parts

configuration and geometry.

II. Selects proper holding fixtures, bonding materials, proper size bleeders, bagging materials, and

specified materials. Requires some judgment to fit and align component parts in proper sequence

and specific location in bond fixture. Uses care to avoid contamination of surfaces from foreign

substances such as dust or release agents. Applies various adhesives to bond component parts

together. Clamps and secures parts in holding fixtures. Uses some judgment to trim, fit, and seal

bleeder and bag over areas to be bonded to obtain uniform vacuum pressure. Connects hose to

port and checks for leaks, wrinkles, tears, and proper seal.

III. Moves tools and parts to and from ovens. May cut away bagging materials and remove excess

material or tape from holding fixtures. Uses measuring devices, and hand and power tools as


IV. Inspect, remove details from process rack, and match details to production order.

V. Responsible only for quality of own work.

VI. Performs other related duties as required



Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. This position requires the use of simple arithmetic; such as

addition and subtraction of decimals and fractions, simple drawings, and some measuring devices.


Requires a minimum of three months composite bonding experience.


Good working conditions in temperature controlled environment where protective clothing is worn

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Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 297345