Aircraft Upholstery Team Member

Location: Battle Creek, MI, USA



Company Profile:

Duncan Aviation is the largest, family-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the world providing complete nose-to-tail services for business aircraft. We value the individual experiences and diversity of our workforce and are proud to be a Veteran-Friendly Employer. Individuals of all backgrounds, nationalities, disability status, and military service are encouraged to apply. 

Are you ready for an Experience. Unlike any other? Apply today!

The Upholstery Team Member, under immediate supervision, learns and gains competency upholstering airplane interiors according to customer specifications and Duncan Aviation approved procedures in a safe and organized work area. If you are interested in an opportunity to join our Sewing/Upholstery Department, review the Job Description below and APPLY TODAY.  

Essential Job Functions

  1. With immediate supervision, prepares seats for upholstering by stripping all foam and covers using various hand tools according to standard operating procedures.
  1. With immediate supervision, disassembles, prepares, repairs, recovers and reassembles seats, miscellaneous seat parts, flatwork including minimal sewing, and accessories for paint.
  1. With immediate supervision, cleans glue off panels and strips materials from parts.
  1. With immediate supervision, foams small chair parts (i.e. armrests, headrests, shells, etc.).
  1. With immediate supervision researches, prepares, and signs off various documents for record keeping purposes as required by Duncan approved procedures, manufacturers’ maintenance manuals, and FAA regulations (i.e. turnovers, removal sheets, flammability testing, W.O. Sheets, and other work order related documents supporting the squawks and expected hours).
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor and/or management.

Job Specific Requirements

  • Licenses/Certificates:  Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record; Respirator Fit qualified
  • Attendance:                  Regularly scheduled attendance required
  • Physical:                       Routinely lifts up to 50 lbs., occasionally 100 lbs.; reads small print; hearing sounds associated with mechanical deficiencies; repetitive motion; works with moving parts and vibration; tolerates working in confined spaces; tolerates products and materials associated with component maintenance; tolerates standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and sitting
  • Environmental:            Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and noisy environments

Education and Experience

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred
  • Six to twelve months related experience required

Available Benefits

  • Moving is expensive and hard work! Relocation Assistance is available for those that qualify.
  • Duncan offers a comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation/Holiday) that is available to team members on day one.
  • Plan for your medical needs with a Health Savings Account (employer and employee contributions).
  • Save for your future through our 401(k) program where you can begin contributions within your first 45 days, 50% match on first 6% contributed
  • Participate in Duncan Aviation’s Tool Account Program, to acquire & grow your Tool Inventory all while making interest free payments
  • Take advantage of a variety of In-House Training opportunities, or use Tuition Assistance to further your education.

Duncan Aviation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Works Multiple Shifts: 0

Multiple Shifts Work Time:

Multiple Shifts Work Week:

Work Week Start: Monday

Work Week End: Thursday

Work Start Time: 1:00 PM

Work End Time: 11:30 PM

Job Type: Full Time Regular