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Textron 2024 Entry Level - Design Engineer (McCauley-Wichita, KS) in Wichita, Kansas

2024 Entry Level - Design Engineer (McCauley-Wichita, KS)



The Design Engineer is position responsible for design, development and testing of aircraft propeller components and installations. This includes modeling/drafting of parts, assemblies, and installations using Catia V5 and/or V6. Components will include propeller components, including composite and aluminum blades and propeller systems. Design assignments are executed under the direction of the Engineering Supervisor with an emphasis on meeting and or exceeding customer requirements. Additional responsibilities are out lined in the job description.


  • Manages the planning, developing and coordination of important engineering projects.

  • Coordinates with both internal customers as well as multiple outside suppliers on Design for Manufacturability, cost, and schedule.

  • Uses advanced techniques and problem solving capabilities to provide technical solutions to a wide range of tasks.

  • Build prototypes of system components for evaluation and testing.

  • Assist in the creation of test procedures and coordination of testing.

  • Works well in a cross-functional and diverse team environment and is able to successfully manage thru a great deal of ambiguity.

  • Acts as liaison with representatives outside of the assigned group/area.

  • Actively works to improve daily processes and ensures all work meets or exceeds customer requirements.

  • Recommend innovations to improve quality and effectiveness of company products and processes.



Bachelor’s degree in one of the following

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering Technology

  • Aerospace Engineering

  • Other related field


  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor

  • Strong sense of accountability and integrity

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Understanding of 2D & 3D design concepts

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and CATIA

  • Previous work experience in a mechanical or manufacturing engineering setting is beneficial

  • Applicants must be authorized to work lawfully in the U.S. for Textron Aviation at the time of making application, and visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for F-1 students and J-1 exchange visitors who will need employment sponsorship.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Textron Aviation Inc. must comply with U.S. export control laws.  If a position requires access to information controlled under U.S. regulations applicant must be eligible to meet any requirements to access controlled information.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Engineering

Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation

Schedule: Full-time

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: First Shift

Req ID: 315927