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

Composite Bond Technician C - 6th shift



This position requires the preparation and layup of precut composite materials into assembly components in accordance with process specifications. This position also requires the preparation of small to large layup assemblies for the curing process. May be required to assist higher grade Technicians.


  • 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. Must comply with the different parts configuration and geometry when laying up composite assemblies.

  • Selects proper holding fixtures, bonding materials, proper size bleeders, bagging materials, and specified materials. 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. Must also 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.

  • May cut away bagging materials and remove excess material or tape from holding fixtures. Uses measuring devices, and hand and power tools as required.

  • Responsible only for quality of own work.

  • Performs other duties as required.



Requires a high school diploma, an equivalent certificate, or a bronze level WorkKeys certification.


No experience required.


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

EEO Statement

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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: 315563