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Upholstery Tech Sr

Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Upholstery Tech Sr in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

Looking for skilled upholsterers who can fabricate multi-density foam cushions, install custom fit, tailored dress covers on seats and divans.

Sewing experience a plus but not required.


Weekend Shift :

Fri- Sun 5:00am-17:30pm (12 Hrs)

Work 36 hrs, get paid for 40. 

10% Shift Differential on regular, non OT (36 Hrs) Worked



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.

Position Purpose:

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 Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

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

Additional Functions:
  1. 1. Accept Lead responsibilities when needed. Oversees projects and coordinates with Lead to delegate tasks to assigned technicians. .
  2. 2. Conduct safety audits and assists team members in doing safety audits. .
  3. 3. Assist in maintaining shop equipment and associated JSAs. .
  4. 4. Comply with and champion Safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies and ensure the protection of aircraft interiors (PTP). .
  5. 5. 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. .
  6. 6. Work with Lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements reduce material cost, cycle time, and labor hours using Lean Six-Sigma tools. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 196145

Category: Operations

Percentage of Travel: None

Shift: Weekend Days

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 07/17/2022 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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