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Spirit AeroSystems Product Define & Change Planning Specialist 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.


  • Develops and guides project and configuration management activities necessary to incorporate new products or product changes, in accordance with contractual, customer, program, and regulatory requirements.

  • Has knowledge of the production system (e.g., supply, engineering, manufacturing, support, etc.), reviews and analyzes configuration data to control product changes, and negotiates between organizations to develop incorporation plans and integrated schedules.

  • Monitors and ensures compliance with the plans and schedules and reports on status. Interfaces with program management, product design, contracts, tooling, manufacturing engineering, quality assurance, component suppliers, assemblers, and product support, in order to develop and maintain configuration incorporation plans and integrated schedules via application of project & configuration management.

  • Apply knowledge of project management to develop and maintain plans and schedules which integrate all production activities (e.g., product definition, procurement, manufacturing, testing, delivering, support, etc.).

  • Ability to interpret technical work statements, manufacturing plans and program level plans.

  • Ability to monitor and analyze the incorporation plan and to resolve plan deviations with the value chain.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detail oriented

  • Be able to handle scheduled analysis

  • Personable, great communication skills

  • Adapts well to change

  • 1-3 years of experience in Project Management

    Technical Experience:

  • Basic Microsoft Suite

  • Knowledge of SAP a plus


  • Bachelor’s Degree

    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-KS-Wichita

Requisition ID 2021-7685

Posted Date 7 days ago (11/24/2021 12:16 PM)

Category Engineering