Engineering Development Lab Technician (Sewing)


Key information

Material and processes
Research, design and development
Employees / Staff
Gainesville, texas 76240, Texas, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
High School diploma, A Level
More than 3 years

Job description

Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):
Sets up and cuts patterns to close tolerances.
Sews fabric, leather, e-leather/vinyl of various weights and lamination thicknesses, operating lock stitch and serger machines.
Sets up and adjusts lock stitch and serger machines.
Maintains a high quality of workmanship and assumes responsibility for work performed in assigned duties.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Job requirements

Qualification Requirements:

Knowledge and Skills:
Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, diagrams, tolerance information, route sheets, work orders, safety guidelines, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
Thorough understanding of shop practices and processes and procedures
Ability to sew fabric, leather, e-leather/vinyl of various weights and lamination thickness.
Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
Computer knowledge: Basic computer skills preferred

Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Employee must be able to obtain and maintain all required certifications and licenses.
Two years of sewing experience is required. Commercial sewing a plus

Company information

Safran Seats

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Seats is a world leader in aircraft passenger and crew seats. One million seats made by the company are now in service worldwide.

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