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Spirit AeroSystems Structural Analysis Engineer 1 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.



1st shift

Key Accountabilities:

Apply knowledge of structural analysis (e.g., materials technology, finite element modeling, static analysis, fatigue analysis, damage tolerance analysis, thermal analysis, vibration analysis, structural testing, etc.) to determine structural adequacy for customer requirements and regulatory compliance; and to collaborate on structural design, manufacturing, and post-delivery of products



  • Application of basic principles, theories, and concepts of structural analysis

  • Working knowledge of aerospace industry practices and standards

  • Advanced thinking and problem-solving ability

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Candidate must be a resident of or willing to relocate to the Wichita, KS area

  • Requires educational credentials meeting the Spirit classification standards for engineers and typically 0 to 1 year of experience in a stress or structural analysis engineering classification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, Civil, Mechanical, or Structural Engineering or other related course of study obtained by January 2021

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred

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 ID2021-6113

Posted Date2 weeks ago(2/18/2021 10:14 PM)