Spirit AeroSystems

Manufacturing Engineer 1

Job Locations US-NC-Kinston
Requisition ID
Posted Date
3 months ago(11/7/2022 12:32 PM)


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.


Location: Kinston, NC


Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordinates with engineering, manufacturing, and supply teams to develop and guide the program manufacturing and tooling plan
  • Ensures the identification and implementation of advanced manufacturing technologies and improves manufacturing processes in support of the type design
  • Uses process engineering principles and techniques. Develops, establishes, and guides requirements for assembly, tooling simulations, and manufacturing configurations
  • Performs trade and cost studies and assists in leading integrated product and process teams
  • Ability to apply knowledge in one or more of the following areas; Composite non-metallic, Electrical/Electronics, Machining, Sheet metal, Systems and Structures.



  • Requires educational credentials meeting the Spirit classification standards for engineers and typically 0 to 1 year of experience in an engineering classification/position on
  • Bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited Engineering program 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of fabrication, assembly, and integration of structures and tooling concepts
  • Ability to determine the preferred process, assist in developing the design concept and direct the manufacture of structural assemblies

Experience with the following:

  • Past engineering Internships
  • Aerospace experience
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Six Sigma
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Project Management
  • Automation Technology
  • Hands-on working knowledge of CATIA and SAP
  • Shop floor / Machine shop / Fabrication support
  • Auditing
  • Estimating
  • Tooling
  • Tool Planning
  • SAP
  • SAI
  • Enovia
  • Delmia

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.


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