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Fabrication Specialist Manager First Level Manager

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Spirit AeroSystems
Physical Address

Wichita, KS 67202
Job Description


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company’s core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world’s premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.


Supports and directs various job families to expedite fabrication of details and assemblies. Applies process management and improvement techniques. Uses problem-solving skills and analytical abilities to develop innovative and expedient solutions to fabrication problems. Facilitates work teams, provides training and interfaces with internal organizations and external customers with regard to project planning, problem resolution, and process improvement.


Required Skills:

+ 2yrs of experience in Aerospace, Industrial Engineering, hard and soft Chemical Finishing/Processing, Assembly or Machining

+ 2yrs of experience managing/supervising a team of 25 or more employees

+ 2+yrs in a leadership/management experience (industry or military)

+ 2+yrs of experience in manufacturing environment

+ Experience utilizing production metrics to make informed decision and drive results

+ Experience in Microsoft Office Suite

+ Prior experience working with multiple cross functional groups (Quality, Assembly, Procurement, Supply Chain etc.)

+ Prior management level experience reporting out to Senior Leadership on department production status

+ MUST be able to work 2nd, 3rd, alternative work week and weekend shifts, no exceptions as you will not be considered unless you are 100 percent onboard with working these shifts.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Associates or Bachelor Degree

+ 5+yrs of experience in a leadership role

+ 5+yrs of experience in Aerospace, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Chemical Finishing/Processing, Assembly or Machining

+ Prior SAP experience

+ Prior Military experience (management or leadership)

+ Understanding of a manufacturing production atmosphere

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID2019-4102


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