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Upholstery Tech II - Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA

Job Description

Job Summary:
Under minimal supervision, fabricate and install upholstery, cover panels, and make simple patterns for aircraft interiors using design/engineering drawings and aircraft specifications.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Fabricate, using design/engineering drawings and aircraft specifications, cover and install flat panels and curtains. May sew simple covers using design/engineering drawings and aircraft specifications.
• Work with fabric, vinyl and leather hides, composites and other materials using specified adhesives, sewing equipment, hardware, hand tools and various power tools.
• Cut and serge carpets, cover bulkheads and cover/install panels. May be responsible to fabricate various metal parts, fit panels and windows, cabin head liners, upper sidewalls, lower side panels, hatch panels, and windows.
• Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.

Additional Functions:
• Work with lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements that increase safety, reduce cost, cycle time, and man-hours using Lean Manufacturing and other process improvement techniques.
• Use the material tracking system, Corridor, to create parts demands, track squawks and to sign-off work.
• Comply with safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies and use personal protective equipment as required.
• Address unsafe conditions before putting others at risk. Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
• Ability to read, write, speak, and understand proficiently the English language.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.
• Ability to use measuring tools and perform basic math computations.
• Must be computer literate.
• Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small, restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds, and work any shift.
• Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Unique Skills:
• Able to work second shift.

Education and Experience Requirements:
• High School Diploma or GED.
• 2 years’ experience using commercial sewing machines, sergers and/or various hand tools used in upholstery and carpet trades.
• Experience in aerospace industry preferred.

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