05 September 2023

Fortune Brands Innovations | EMB 550 Captain

Wheeling, IL, United States


  • 1109 S Wolf, Wheeling, ILLINOIS
  • Full-time
  • Department: Other

Job Description

Fortune Brands Innovations is in search of a dedicated and reliable pilot to join our team of unparalleled service providers supporting Company aviation transportation needs. As a Captain, you will manage designated flight operations, ensuring the highest degree of safety for passengers, flight crew members, and aircrafts.


This position is eligible for a hybrid schedule and is based in Wheeling, IL (PWK).


  • Operates an Embraer Legacy 500 and an Embraer Praetor 500 throughout the USA, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and other countries worldwide.
  • Performs pre-flight checks, in-flight monitoring, and post-flight checks per all FAA and Company policies/procedures.
  • Verifies all aspects of flight planning, including but not limited to, aircraft performance, altitude, and weather conditions.
  • Partners with air traffic control and other crew/department team members to conduct all flight operations safely, efficiently, and effectively during all phases of flight operations.
  • Provides passengers and Company personnel with courteous and professional services.
  • Exercises proper and effective crew resource management.
  • Exercises conservative judgment while making decisions to start, delay, or terminate scheduled flight operations – making every effort to maintain requested flight schedules and itineraries as closely as possible (within operating practices).
  • Delegates any duties necessary to applicable crew members to carry out safe, efficient, and effective operations for the completion of the assigned flight.
  • Exercises appropriate and timely situational awareness, decision-making, and communication skills during any applicable emergency.
  • Manages all trip-related administrative responsibilities, as necessary.
  • Maintains familiarity and compliance with all current regulations applicable to the aircrafts’ flight schedule, ground operations, and all Company and Aviation Department policies and procedures.
  • Maintains pilot proficiency and currency for all aircrafts assigned to operate as pilot in command and for any other general responsibilities that the Company may deem necessary for the safety of flight operations.
  • Attends, and satisfactorily completes, regular, recurrent training programs for all aircrafts that are to be operated as pilot in command.
  • Reports all aircraft maintenance discrepancies to the maintenance team as soon as practical after they occur.
  • Actively participates in and contributes to the FBIN Safety Management System, promoting our culture of safety above all in partnership with all Aviation Department team members.
  • Supports cross-training and job shadowing efforts throughout the Aviation Department to align and empower the team, across all levels.
  • Maintains a flexible work schedule to support requested flight schedules and itineraries.


  • Airline Transport Pilot Certification
  • First Class Medical Certification
  • Valid/unexpired/undamaged Passport Book
  • 3000+ total flight hours (including international) in fixed-wing aircraft
  • 1000+ hours (including international) in turbine aircraft
  • Strong customer service skills with a sharp attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and ability to perform under pressure
  • Strong leadership skills, situational awareness, and professionalism


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years of corporate industry experience

Additional Information

Company Description:

At Fortune Brands Innovations, we believe that our innovation and success are fueled by the passion of our people and the strength of our teams. Together, we work to fulfill dreams of home by aligning around common goals, being agile in the face of change, holding ourselves accountable, and acting with integrity and transparency. We succeed when everyone belongs and strive to build a Home for All where all associates can be their true, authentic selves at work. Learn more about our culture here

At Fortune Brands Innovations, we support the overall health and wellness of our associates by offering comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates’ unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company contribution, product discounts, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays per policy), inclusive fertility / adoption benefits, and more. We offer numerous ERGs (Employee Resource Groups) to support inclusivity and our associates’ feeling of belonging at work.

Fortune Brands Innovation (FBIN) is built on industry-leading brands and innovation within our operating segments: water, outdoors and security. We have an impressive track record of strong financial results, market outperformance and growth, which translates into career and professional growth opportunities for associates. Please visit our website at fbin.com to learn more

Equal Employment Opportunity

FBIN is an equal opportunity employer. FBIN evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability/handicap status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, or any other legally protected characteristic.

Reasonable Accommodations

FBIN is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at (see our website) and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.


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