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Spirit AeroSystems Inspector - NDI - Defense in Wichita, Kansas


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.


Level A:

  • Possess the skills/knowledge to perform in one or more of the following classifications:

  • Meet the Level II training and experience requirements of NAS-410 and MAA1-10026-1.

  • Maintain certifications as required to comply with NAS-410 and MAA1-10026-1.

  • Create techniques to be approved by responsible Level III.

  • Assist in training as applicable to job roles.

  • Cross-train and qualify as Level II in multiple non-destructive inspection disciplines.

  • Cross-train in equivalent level Fabrication/Assembly and/or Machine Tooling inspector classifications.

  • Use and interpret drawings, inspection manuals and specifications, shop mathematics precision measuring instruments, specialized inspection machines, tools software and equipment necessary to accomplish work assignments.

  • Experience working with Quality Management System Policies and Procedures.

  • Working knowledge of Company Policies, Procedures and Specifications.

  • Overall working knowledge of production processes.

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Good computing skills.

  • Contact other company organizations or customer representatives, as required to coordinate and accomplish work assignments.

  • Ability to utilize various stationary and/or portable handheld inspection equipment.

  • Inspect vendor, subcontractor or company hardware.

  • Position parts and/or assemblies using required tools, fixtures and standards.

  • Verify that tools are qualified.

  • Evaluate inspection results from data (manual or computer generated) to determine if component meets the governing customer specification(s).

  • Determine and submit test and investigation statements.

  • Follow Inspection (shop) procedures to accept or reject processes/parts/assemblies.

  • Prepare and maintain Quality records.

  • Fabrication/Assembly Inspector Machine/Tooling Inspector.

  • Possess the skills, knowledge and education to operate multi-Axis automated Ultrasonic systems.

  • Possess the skills, knowledge and education to perform non-destructive inspection in a repair station environment.

  • Teach/program multi axis non-destructive test machines that perform complex motions.

  • Ability to investigate and document Root Cause analysis and Corrective action (non-disciplinary).

  • Perform process and hardware audits and surveillance.

  • Perform all functions associated with Level B requirements.



Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

Must be available to work any shift.

Qualified classroom training that meets the requirements of NAS-410 with documentation in the following: Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Ultrasonic and Eddy Current Inspections.

1-2 years’ experience with proof of OJT hours for one of the following: Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Ultrasonic and Eddy Current Inspections


Certified in at least one of these: Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Ultrasonic and Eddy Current Inspections.

Able to travel.

Kansas Tax Credit: Join Spirit AeroSystems’ Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Click here for more information on the tax credit.

All Candidates must pass the WorkKeys Assessment (www.workkeys.com) 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.

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.