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Airframe Design Engineer

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Wichita, KS 67202
Job Description

Airframe Design Engineer



Responsible for planning, optimizing, and executing complex aircraft structural design assignments\. This will include the support of new product and sustaining designs and require coordination with multiple technical stakeholders\. Airframe design engineers serve as the point of contact for problem\-solving and the development of efficient aircraft structures\.


99. Incorporate design improvements utilizing CATIA software with an emphasis on modeling and drafting

99. 3D model development in support of detail, assembly and installation layouts

99. Communicate and coordinate with technical disciplines, such as Manufacturing, Tooling, Structural Integrity, and Aerodynamics

99. Peer drawing checking and the release of engineering documents, as well as day\-to\-day collaboration to resolve design conflicts and interferences\.

99. Support prototype aircraft assembly, which includes coordination with engineering to support design interpretation and occasionally investigate and respond to problems in manufacturability

99. Conducts research, calculations, estimates and drafting of projects to conform with established specifications such as capacities, styling, performance and determine status of work in progress\.Performs above work utilizing frequent application of in\-depth engineering principles\.

VII\.Maintains contact with Product Support Engineering and production departments to resolve engineering problems impeding production and to assist in the incorporation of new design concepts and changes\.

Participate in the development and improvement of processes



  • Bachelor’s Degree in:
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Related degreed technical fields
  • Minimum of 2 years engineering experience or relative aviation technical experience\.


  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor
  • Strong sense of accountability and integrity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of 2D & 3D design concepts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and CATIA
  • Previous work experience in a mechanical or manufacturing engineering setting is beneficial

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 Engineering

Primary Location US\-Kansas\-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full\-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 270933

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