Junior Engineering Development Lab Technician (Dress Covers)


Key information

Passenger and Crew Experience
Research, design and development
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Gainesville, Texas, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
High School diploma, A Level
First experience

Job description

1) Occupational Summary:

Responsible for learning all aspects of dress cover development. Including, but not limited to, pattern development, pattern draping, use of pattern making software, pattern plotting, fabric, and leather layout, cutting and sewing of covers, pattern release, seat dressing, AutoCAD and file maintenance.

2) Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):

A) Work from blueprints, and other written or verbal instructions.
B) Layout and build complete patterns with or without the aid of Cushion Development.
C) Reverse-engineer to create dress cover products within the provided statement of work.
D) Set up and cut patterns to meet the specified tolerances.
E) Sew fabric, leather, e-leather/ vinyl of various weights and lamination thicknesses.
F) Able to successfully setup, adjust and operate lock stitch and serge machines.
G) Dress completed seats as necessary.
H) Maintain patterns to latest revision, with a high quality of workmanship and assume responsibility for work performed.
I) Performs other duties as assigned.

Job requirements

3) Qualification Requirements:

A) Knowledge and Skills:

i) 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.
ii) Aptitude for geometry and three dimensional thinking is an advantage.

B) Education and Experience:

i) A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
ii) Some sewing experience helpful.

Specificity of the job

  • • No Travel Required

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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