Spirit AeroSystems

  • 2019 Summer Intern: Operations Engineering (Continuous Improvement Specialist)

    Job Locations US-KS-Wichita
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/31/2018 2:05 PM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    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.


    Each year, Spirit offers interns the opportunity to work alongside industry leaders on cutting-edge projects. By joining Spirit as a Spirit intern, you'll get the chance to:


    Gain skills, leadership and hands-on experience while exploring careers associated with your field of study
    Build relationships with mentors to provide insight into your career goals
    Do challenging work on individual and team projects
    Network with other students, Spirit employees and the community through planned recreational, volunteer and social activities


    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


    Administrative Services consists of jobs that facilitate and support other occupations across the entire company. These jobs exist within most business units and geographic locations.

    Job Family Description:

    Defines improvement projects aligned with business strategies through the use of Just-In-Time/ Lean manufacturing tools and techniques. Facilitates and coaches projects and subsystems of Lean activities from inception through completion and acts as primary customer contact to meet project objectives. Catalyst for initiating change activities and coaches for sustaining momentum. Develop and implementing Lean improvement plans and schedules, ensuring accuracy and timely completion, conducting reviews and overseeing improvement activities(i.e. 5S, kitting, and Mechanic Verification.) Disciplines are related to project management, communication, training, program governance and problem solving skills.




    Enrolled in a full-time university degree program in the area of the internship
    Current sophomore, junior or grad student standing.
    Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale


    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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