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Sewing / Upholstery Technician - Peterborough Location


Flying Colours Corp.
Location: Ontario
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Technician Jobs
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* 17-Jul-2019 to 20-Jul-2019 (CST)
* Production
* Peterborough, ON, CAN
* Hourly
* Full Time

Group Benefits, Pension Planning

Flying Colours Corp is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions and maintenance. With facilities in Canada, USA, and Singapore our continued growth and success is driven by our talented workforce that embody our core values: integrity, innovation and flexibility.

Due to continued growth in our businesses, we have a requirement for an Upholstery Technician to join our Team at our Peterborough, Ontario location.

General Accountability

Sewing and Upholstery Technicians are expected to work safely and efficiently at all times. Candidates should have general knowledge of aircraft cabinets and components, including repairing, modifying, refurbishing, and fabricating aircraft seating and interior components including stripping and re-covering existing interior coverings.

Specific Accountabilities

* Sewing and Upholstery Technicians fabricate, repair, modify, and refurbish aircraft seats, divans, sidewalls and associated components, including the re-upholstery of panels, liners and sidewalls, to high degrees of finish quality and structural safety.

* Incumbents must demonstrate the ability to work with high-grade leather materials from blueprints, drawings and other illustrations or written work instructions.

* Technicians must plan, prepare and cut materials to standardized patterns for stitching and fitting to customer and engineered requirements.

* Sewing Technicians must demonstrate competency in the following accountabilities:

*

* The skill to operate industrial, single, multi-needle sewing machines, sergers, leather skiving machines, piping or binding machines.

* Sewers must be skilled at operating machines to join sections of seating material (typically, leather) as well as other components into finished products used within aircraft interiors.

* Knowledge of different stitching styles such as top stitching, French seaming, back stitch and blind stitch.

* Sewers must be able demonstrate the ability to upholster finished products such seat backs bottoms and divan cushions

* The ability to work from a rendering to create patterns and provide written instructions for team members to follow

* Upholstery Technicians must demonstrate competency in the following accountabilities:

*

* Possesses all the various skills needed to build and break down a cabin seat.

* This job requires a high attention to detail not only for the purposes of appearance and ergonomics, but also for safety and structural integrity purposes.

* Certain Technicians in this classification may also measure, cut and prepare foam materials used in the upholstery process.

* Familiar with breakdown, building up and troubleshooting of aircraft seats and interior components.

* Ability to strip and recover seats and their components.

* Ability to match, adhere and fasten together materials or components using adhesives.

* Ability to fit, build-up, assemble and finish seating and other upholstered components from materials fabricated and manufactured onsite.

* Possesses the ability to cover large monuments such as headliners and sidewalls

* Performs work in a productive, diligent, careful and safe manner.

* Complete any special projects or other tasks as required or assigned. May be assigned to other areas of operations, based on business or customer requirements.

* Works in compliance with all Administrative, Health & Safety policies and procedures as per legislative requirements and as outlined in Company policies.

Experience and Education Requirements

* Secondary school diploma required and/or completion of College/CEGEP/technical training in a related field preferred.

* Applicants must have extensive, practical industrial sewing and upholstery experience, ideally working with seating and leather materials.

* Seamstress / sewers must have the additional qualifications and skill to masterfully operate the following:

* Multi-needle machine

* Leather stitching machine

* Piping or binding machine.

* Experience in an aviation-related field is preferable.

Skills/Abilities

* Candidates must be able to understand and work from blueprints as well as other written instructions and design specifications.

* Strong mathematical knowledge is required, as is the ability to make accurate measurements and finish materials to a high level of quality and precision.

* Applicants with industrial sewing and upholstery experience are preferred.

* Excellent planning, organization and coordination skills.
* Excellent judgment, strong attention to detail.

* Ability to understand and follow direction with minimal supervision.

* Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and written.

* Ability to trouble-shoot and problem solve.

* Positive attitude and willingness to learn.

* Self-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace.

* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Working Conditions

* Regular periods during which physical effort is required, e.g., walking standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
* Exposure to factors such as temperature variations/extremes, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and materials which can cause periods of discomfort.
* Frequent need to give concentrated attention, with one or two senses at a time, where stimuli are changing.
* Occasional direct and indirect pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.

Working Hours

This is a full-time (FT) position where hours will change due to business operational needs and flexibility is required. At present, the standard hours of work are 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Compensation

We offer competitive compensation to qualified and highly motivated candidates. Please note that applicants for these positions must have current status to work in Canada in order to be considered for this opportunity.

How to Apply

Please apply online at javascript:void(0);.

While we appreciate all resumes received, we can only contact directly those applicants under consideration for interview.

Flying Colours Corp. is proud to participate in the Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP). We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including candidates representing the four designated groups: Women, member of Visible Minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and Persons with Disabilities.

Flying Colours Corp
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* 17-Jul-2019 to 20-Jul-2019 (CST)
* Production
* Peterborough, ON, CAN
* Hourly
* Full Time

Group Benefits, Pension Planning

Flying Colours Corp is a global leader in all aspects of aircraft completions and maintenance. With facilities in Canada, USA, and Singapore our continued growth and success is driven by our talented workforce that embody our core values: integrity, innovation and flexibility.

Due to continued growth in our businesses, we have a requirement for an Upholstery Technician to join our Team at our Peterborough, Ontario location.

General Accountability

Sewing and Upholstery Technicians are expected to work safely and efficiently at all times. Candidates should have general knowledge of aircraft cabinets and components, including repairing, modifying, refurbishing, and fabricating aircraft seating and interior components including stripping and re-covering existing interior coverings.

Specific Accountabilities

* Sewing and Upholstery Technicians fabricate, repair, modify, and refurbish aircraft seats, divans, sidewalls and associated components, including the re-upholstery of panels, liners and sidewalls, to high degrees of finish quality and structural safety.

* Incumbents must demonstrate the ability to work with high-grade leather materials from blueprints, drawings and other illustrations or written work instructions.

* Technicians must plan, prepare and cut materials to standardized patterns for stitching and fitting to customer and engineered requirements.

* Sewing Technicians must demonstrate competency in the following accountabilities:

*

* The skill to operate industrial, single, multi-needle sewing machines, sergers, leather skiving machines, piping or binding machines.

* Sewers must be skilled at operating machines to join sections of seating material (typically, leather) as well as other components into finished products used within aircraft interiors.

* Knowledge of different stitching styles such as top stitching, French seaming, back stitch and blind stitch.

* Sewers must be able demonstrate the ability to upholster finished products such seat backs bottoms and divan cushions

* The ability to work from a rendering to create patterns and provide written instructions for team members to follow

* Upholstery Technicians must demonstrate competency in the following accountabilities:

*

* Possesses all the various skills needed to build and break down a cabin seat.

* This job requires a high attention to detail not only for the purposes of appearance and ergonomics, but also for safety and structural integrity purposes.

* Certain Technicians in this classification may also measure, cut and prepare foam materials used in the upholstery process.

* Familiar with breakdown, building up and troubleshooting of aircraft seats and interior components.

* Ability to strip and recover seats and their components.

* Ability to match, adhere and fasten together materials or components using adhesives.

* Ability to fit, build-up, assemble and finish seating and other upholstered components from materials fabricated and manufactured onsite.

* Possesses the ability to cover large monuments such as headliners and sidewalls

* Performs work in a productive, diligent, careful and safe manner.

* Complete any special projects or other tasks as required or assigned. May be assigned to other areas of operations, based on business or customer requirements.

* Works in compliance with all Administrative, Health & Safety policies and procedures as per legislative requirements and as outlined in Company policies.

Experience and Education Requirements

* Secondary school diploma required and/or completion of College/CEGEP/technical training in a related field preferred.

* Applicants must have extensive, practical industrial sewing and upholstery experience, ideally working with seating and leather materials.

* Seamstress / sewers must have the additional qualifications and skill to masterfully operate the following:

* Multi-needle machine

* Leather stitching machine

* Piping or binding machine.

* Experience in an aviation-related field is preferable.

Skills/Abilities

* Candidates must be able to understand and work from blueprints as well as other written instructions and design specifications.

* Strong mathematical knowledge is required, as is the ability to make accurate measurements and finish materials to a high level of quality and precision.

* Applicants with industrial sewing and upholstery experience are preferred.

* Excellent planning, organization and coordination skills.
* Excellent judgment, strong attention to detail.

* Ability to understand and follow direction with minimal supervision.

* Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and written.

* Ability to trouble-shoot and problem solve.

* Positive attitude and willingness to learn.

* Self-motivated and able to maintain a rapid pace.

* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Working Conditions

* Regular periods during which physical effort is required, e.g., walking standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
* Exposure to factors such as temperature variations/extremes, fumes, moving machinery, humidity, and materials which can cause periods of discomfort.
* Frequent need to give concentrated attention, with one or two senses at a time, where stimuli are changing.
* Occasional direct and indirect pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.

Working Hours

This is a full-time (FT) position where hours will change due to business operational needs and flexibility is required. At present, the standard hours of work are 8am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

Compensation

We offer competitive compensation to qualified and highly motivated candidates. Please note that applicants for these positions must have current status to work in Canada in order to be considered for this opportunity.

How to Apply

Please apply online at javascript:void(0);.

While we appreciate all resumes received, we can only contact directly those applicants under consideration for interview.

Flying Colours Corp. is proud to participate in the Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP). We welcome applications from all qualified candidates including candidates representing the four designated groups: Women, member of Visible Minorities, Aboriginal Peoples and Persons with Disabilities.

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