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.
Under minimal supervision fabricate and install upholstery, cover panels, and make simple patterns for aircraft interiors using design/engineering drawings and aircraft specifications.
Essential Functions: 1. 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. 2. Work with fabric, vinyl and leather hides, composites and other materials using specified adhesives, sewing equipment, hardware, hand tools and various power tools. 3. Cut and surge 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. 4. Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.
Additional Functions: 1. 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. 2. Use the material tracking system, Corridor, to create parts demands, track squawks and to sign-off work. 3. Comply with safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies and use personal protective equipment as required. 4. Address unsafe conditions before putting others as risk. Perform other duties as assigned.