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Upholstery Tech Sr - Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA

Job Description

Unique Skills:
• This position is for Weekend Shift (Friday-Sunday 5:00 am-17:30 pm. Monday 5:00 am-9:00 am.), you may be asked to train during first shift and support other shifts as needed with notice.
• Experience required: Sewing, pattern creation, and foam buildup/sculpting.
• Experience preferred: Aviation Cabin Seating, Divan, and Lav Seating Upholstery.

Job Summary:
Work independently to design, fabricate, and install upholstery and trim items in aircraft interiors. Assist Shop Lead by overseeing projects and providing guidance and direction to co-workers. Mentor and train other Upholstery Technicians.

Job Responsibilities:
• Fabricate and install seat covers, curtains, and various assemblies and subassemblies.
• Interpret material specifications and design/engineering drawings to ensure the finished product meets design and engineering requirements.
• Sew, fabricate, and install covers for all styles of panels in the aircraft interior while meeting safety, quality, and productivity standards and goals.
• Use the material tracking system, Corridor, to create parts demand, track squawks, and to sign-off work.
• Work with design/drawings to cut and install advanced custom design carpets with unique patterns.

Additional Functions:
• Accept Lead responsibilities when needed. Oversees projects and coordinates with Lead to delegate tasks to assigned technicians.
• Conduct safety audits and assist team members in doing safety audits.
• Assist in maintaining shop equipment and associated JSAs.
• Comply with and champion Safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies and ensure the protection of aircraft interiors (PTP).
• Mentor and train lesser skilled technicians and monitor their work to ensure they complete assigned tasks in accordance with required levels of safety, quality, and productivity.
• Work with Lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements to reduce material cost, cycle time, and labor hours using Lean Six-Sigma tools.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
• Possess a working knowledge of employer inspection and process specifications and terminology.
• The ability to read, write, speak, and understand proficiently the English language.
• Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.
• Must be computer literate.
• Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds, and work any shift.

Education and Experience Requirements:
• High School Diploma or GED required.
• 4 years experience in upholstery to include two (2) years aircraft upholstery experience.
• Advanced knowledge of upholstery and sewing processes and products and/or advance carpet knowledge including being able to install custom carpets.

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