Aerospace & Aviation

  • Alex Hamel

    Workforce Planning Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Alex Hamel loves to talk with K-12 students about the wide variety of jobs at Spirit AeroSystems! He views the company as a "small city," and enjoys showing students how they can have a fulfilling, exciting career helping to build airplanes and supporting the people who do. Learn more about Spirit...

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  • Channing Dionisopoulos

    IT Manager

    Channing Dionisopoulos’ career took flight in information technology at Textron Aviation and shortly after, she also became a pilot. Now, as a leader, Dionisopoulos encourages other women in aviation to fearlessly charge forward in their careers.

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  • Crystal Grimmett

    Aircraft Structure Mechanic

    On the noisy production floor, Crystal Grimmett paved her way to success. As a sheet metal mechanic for the legendary Citation Latitude, Grimmett shares some of the challenges she has overcome as a female in aviation.

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  • Jessica Good

    Jessica Good

    Customer Account Manager

    Jessica Good grew up seeing family members work in the aviation industry, but she had no idea how many opportunities the field presented. Today, she's working in a job she never knew existed until she started at Textron Aviation.

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  • Josh Huston

    Josh Huston

    Manager, Tool Engineering

    Josh Huston earned his GED, attended a technical school to continue his education, then went on to earn a mechanical engineering degree. Today, he's been working at Textron Aviation for more than 14 years. 

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  • Lane Religa, Video Production Assistant

    Lane Religa

    Video Production Assistant and Drone Pilot

    I have always been interested in architecture and was fascinated with stadiums as a kid, traveling to see them all over the world. When I got my first drone I began to photograph them, then quickly discovered that I enjoyed shooting video footage most of all. My family went to a lot of games at...

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  • Michael Hiebert

    Equipment Maintenance Technician

    Michael Hiebert grew up going to air shows and has always been fascinated by aircrafts. Today, he's living the dream as an equipment maintenance technician at Spirit AeroSystems. 

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  • Pili Barker

    Manager, Special Missions Bids and Proposal

    Pili Barker shares her journey of empowerment, from the strength displayed by her mother, to being empowered to succeed herself, to now being an inclusive leader for female voices on her own team.

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  • Stan Mutuku

    Equipment Maintenance Technician

    Stan Mutuku was attending Wichita Area Technical College when he saw fellow students working for Spirit AeroSystems and getting paid to go to class. Stan thought that sounded like a great path, so he started as an electrician. Today, he's a manager at the facility. 

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  • Thomas King

    Senior Manager in Logistics

    Thomas King began his career by serving in the United States Army. After leaving his full-time position in the military,  he continues to serve as a member of the Army Reserve. On the civilian side, he started in an entry-level position at Spirit AeroSystems, then worked his way up to become a...

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