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Assembly Technician

Company: Spirit AeroSystems
Location: Kinston
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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.
Performs a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables. Works from diagrams and drawings, makes initial layouts, and uses hand and/or power tools, jigs, and saws. Makes continuity checks on work in process and completed. May conduct quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications. May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions.
Location:KINSTON, NC
The Company will provide appropriate assistance in job training to enable employees to perform all necessary job functions including the following:

  • Work with blueprints, changes, specifications, workorders, etc. to assemble and install to quality requirements parts and assemblies.

  • Complete required data gathering transactions to facilitate assembly progression.

  • Setup and perform all manual and automated assembly operations, and portable machine functions required to accomplish assignments.

  • Perform any and all required pickup, rework, fabrication, change incorporation, functional testing or check during or after final assembly and/or assembly progression.

  • Move and/or obtain correct parts, materials, tools, assemblies.

  • Use precision measuring instruments required to accomplish work assignments.

  • Report and/or investigate job handicaps such as: errors in parts, assembly procedures, tools, sequences, etc.

  • Perform routine minor machine maintenance to support production.

  • Maintenance can include replacing machine filters, changing standard light bulbs on machines and equipment, maintaining lubrication/coolant levels, etc. as related to basic Total Preventative Maintenance duties.

  • Routinely move product within the immediate manufacturing work area, including across isle, using shop assigned equipment as required, and complete transactions necessary to move product to the next operation.

  • Move product to the next operation within a building.

  • Support the continuous flow of product within the manufacturing process by training, coaching and assisting other employees.

  • Document any discrepancies according to specification, process, and procedure.

  • Trains to become MVP qualified.

  • In addition, each employee may be asked, on occasion, to complete other duties and responsibilities as required by Spirit leadership. Training and certification will be provided for the additional work when required.


    • Must be able to work on lifts or elevated platforms (typically 15-20ft off the ground)

    • Must be able to work any shift

    • Must be able to work overtime (during the week & on weekends) as needed

    • All Candidates must pass The WorkKeys Assessment ( or provide verification that they have passed The WorkKeys Assessment. Delay in completing your WorkKeys Assessment will result in a delay in your start date. You may complete your assessment in advance of an interview.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Manufacturing experience

        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.
        Job LocationsUS-NC-Kinston
        Requisition ID 2022-10353
        Posted Date 4 months ago (1/20/2023 11:48 AM)
        Category Manufacturing

Keywords: Spirit AeroSystems, Greenville , Assembly Technician, Professions , Kinston, North Carolina

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