Upholstery Technician

Santa Maria, CA
Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour


We are an aviation refurbishing company seeking skilled and experienced upholsterers/seamstresses to work in-house on high-end custom aviation interior projects. We are not an upholstery training facility but willing to train in the transition from auto to aircraft. Experienced upholsterers only need to apply. Experience with automotive, marine, textile, and/or aircraft upholstery is required. We support our “Troops” Made in the USA with Pride!

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Ability to read blueprints and generate sewing patterns from print or concept
  • Ability to accurately create fitted seat covers
  • Meeting critical deadlines, able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Operate a sewing machine to join fabric parts
  • Ensure operations in accordance with company’s manufacturing system
  • Assure that projects/production jobs maintain the highest quality standards
  • Minimum 3-5 year’s experience in the sewing or upholstery field
  • Various sewing machine and serger machine operational knowledge is required
  • Understanding of fabrics and materials within the sewing environment is needed
  • Production knowledge in grommet setting and installation
  • Operation knowledge of die cutting machines and automated static cutting tables a plus but not required
  • Prior knowledge of the following materials a plus but not required: Kevlar, Vectran, beta cloth, Mylar, canvas and carbon fiber, fiberglass, leather, fabric, and foam
  • Able to lift or move a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Standing for long periods of time, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching are generally required to perform the functions of this position.

Job Types: Full-time, non-exempt, hourly

Required experience:

Seamstress: 1 year

Sewing: 3 years

  • A self-disciplined hard worker
  • Reliable and dependable employee
  • Experience in automotive and marine seats
  • Capable of double and single stitch sewing
  • Excellent precision and attention to detail
  • Must be able to understand English

Required education:

High school or equivalent

Job Location:

Santa Maria CA

Required language:


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