Spirit AeroSystems

  • Painter

    Job Locations US-NC-Kinston
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/20/2018 3:07 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.


    Production Painters will be responsible for application of finishes tocompany products, aircraft, assemblies, parts and test coupons. Perform various processing, coating application, and parts identification, along with the repair and minor assembly in the manufacture of company products. The Company will provide appropriate job training to enable employees to perform all necessary job functions, to include the following:

    • Developing new and improved methods of production
    • Use any job related equipment (e.g., hand, power tools, air tools and computers) needed to complete/process their work assignments
    • Perform process activities including, e.g., painting, media blasting, masking, stenciling, part identification marking, etc. to support the production requirements
    • Perform hand finishing operations typical of the following: preparation of surfaces to be painted by use of pneumatic sanders or by hand
    • Work from Blueprints, Process Instructions,Customer specifications, Job Aids, Work Instructions, and written/verbal information
    • Work to and follow all Spirit, Customer, OSHA, ISOand Nadcap procedures Must be able to access and work to material MSDS data and comply with Spirit Safety policies
    • Maintain certifications, qualifications, licenses or permits as required to perform work
    • Ability to work from elevated platforms, e.g. Lifts,scaffolding, ladders Set-up and use test equipment to ensureapplications meet customer requirements by performing self-inspections of in-process and finished work
    • Input all requireddata into FDAQ database Perform any pickup, rework andincorporation of changes to the product as required
    • Performhousekeeping duties, proper disposal of materials, and follow Spirit's "Clean as you Go" policy while performing duties in Paint Booths and designated areas
    • Maintain and keep Paint Mix room clean andorganized at all time
    • Perform routine minor equipment maintenanceas part of daily work duties (e.g., cleaning of paint equipment androutine replacement of packing's, O rings, valves, etc
    • Routinely move product within the immediate manufacturing work area, including across aisle, using shop assigned equipment including ovens and overhead cranes, as required and complete transactions necessary to move product to the next operation
    • Support the continuous flow of product within the manufacturing process by training and assisting employees of the same or lower classification level
    • Assist and demonstrate practices followed during all internal and external audits. AssistAssembly Technicians as required or as requested by Manager or Team Lead


    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.


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