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Senior Upholstery Technician


Looking for a brand-new way to enhance your experience in the aerospace industry! PDS Tech is looking for YOU for an Upholstery Technician Sr. Come join our team!


Job Title: Senior Upholstery Technician

Job Type: Full Time; Contract

Location: Savannah, GA

Schedule: 1st Shift

Pay Rate: $32.19 per hour


High School Diploma or GED required. 4 years’ experience in upholstery to include two (2) years aircraft upholstery experience or 6 years commercial 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.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fabricate and install seat covers, curtains and various assemblies and subassemblies.

  • Interpret material specifications and design/engineering drawings to ensure 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.

  • Accept Lead responsibilities when needed. Oversees projects and coordinates with Lead to delegate tasks to assigned technicians.

  • Conduct safety audits and assists 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 reduce material cost, cycle time, and labor hours using Lean Six-Sigma tools.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Pay Details: $32.19 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

Job Number: US_EN_33_020023_2274208
Job Location: Savannah, GA
Rate: 32.19
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 07/05/2024
Last Updated: 07/17/2024
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Website: Go To PDS Tech Commercial Website

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