Seating Technician
Broomfield, CO Seat Production
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Pilatus is hiring a Seating Technician to join our aircraft completions team in Broomfield, CO. You will be working with top-of-the-line materials and soft-goods to construct the customized seating upholstery that goes into our market-leading business aircraft, the PC-12 NGX single engine turboprop and the PC-24 Super Versatile Jet. As a Swiss company, we take great pride in creating the highest quality aircraft, and focus intensely on precision, craftsmanship, and ultimately customer satisfaction. If, like us, you have a keen attention to detail, you will be right at home with a team of people who help bring our customers' dreams to life. Take your career to the next level by joining the highly skilled artisans at Pilatus Business Aircraft!  


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Inspects incoming materials, including leather and synthetic materials for use in the production area
  • Lays out, cuts, and sews parts for finished goods from locally manufactured templates
  • Sews and topstitches various materials together as per applicable drawings and templates
  • Bonds various materials together using different methods and adhesives
  • Applies and finishes wrap materials to seat shrouds and closures
  • Works within ERP/MRP system to maintain labor tracking and Job Card/Task sign-offs
  • Uses safety equipment and complies with all safety requirements in accordance with company and government regulations and guidelines
  • Effectively communicates with Management and Team Leads to fulfill customer delivery dates

Other Duties/Responsibilities

  • Works with Leads and higher skilled technicians to develop and refine skills and techniques
  • Maintains a clean, safe, and healthy work area
  • Assists coworkers and other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Lead or Manager
Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Three (3) years related experience or equivalent combination of technical training and experience
  • Basic understanding of 8 wastes and LEAN manufacturing methods preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand technical drawings
  • Ability to use measuring tools and perform basic math computations
  • Ability to use hand tools, industrial sewing machines, leather splitter/skiver and/or other specialize equipment; ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Regular attendance and willingness to work overtime as required
  • Basic computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be able to read, speak, write and understand English
  • Must qualify as a U.S. person in compliance with ITAR 22 CFR 120.15

What We Offer

  • 11 paid holidays a year, plus 15 days of paid vacation time, and 6 days of paid sick/personal time to start with an increase to 20 days of paid vacation time after 5 years with Pilatus
  • 90% of medical, dental, and vision premiums paid for single coverage and 80% for family coverage, averaging $9,600 annually
  • Monthly health savings account (HSA) contributions totaling $2,250 for single coverage and $3,000 for family coverage annually
  • 401(k) retirement plan matching up to 6%
  • Life and long-term disability insurance premiums paid in full
  • Tuition assistance available annually after the first year

The salary range for this position is $23.65 - 33.11 per hour depending on experience. Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data. 


Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd was founded in Broomfield, Colorado in 1996. Pilatus’ new 118,000 square foot facility is custom-designed to conduct aircraft interior and exterior completions for all PC-12 NGX and PC-24 aircraft delivering to North and South America. This new completions center consolidates the operations 


Pilatus has performed at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport for over 20 years.  

With over 2,000 employees and about 120 apprentices at its headquarters in Stans, Switzerland and completion center in Broomfield, Colorado, the Pilatus family unites people from over 40 countries. We offer a secure, innovative, international, and sustainable work environment. Courage, vision, and outstanding performance have made us a strong company. Our culture is shaped by a high level of quality awareness, close customer relationships, and a high degree of employee commitment. 


Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 


To submit a paper application, please mail your resume to 12300 Pilatus Way, Broomfield, CO 80021 Attention: Human Resources. No walk-ins please.  If personalized assistance is needed to complete an online application for this position, please email employment.us@pilatus-aircraft.com with your request.

Salary Description
$23.65 - 33.11 / Hour