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Upholstery Fabricator posted 5/21/2024 Ref No. 2130037626

Equipment: Corporate
Location: Little Rock, AR
Tools Required

Job Duties


Fabricate, develop, build, sew, and cover aircraft soft goods through the knowledge and skills of aircraft upholstery via customer standards while using 3D models, drawings, blueprints, IDEI drawings, and/or spec control prints following customer Quality standards. Soft goods include crew seats, passenger seats, divans, side ledges, headliners and other assorted interior soft goods.


Interpret blueprints, completion drawings, company standards, work instructions, 3D model information.

Perform proper maintenance practices in accordance to customer standards and Quality standards, such as proper glue application, adhesive bonding, and hardware. 

Correct handling and use of all required tools specific to the current job assignment.

Correct handling and use of all required chemicals and adhesives related to the current job assignment, including general knowledge and ability on retrieving data from the MSDS safety books.


Position will primarily have one area of focus (open to all at this time):

Sewing Focus:

  • Perform sewing operations in accordance with customer standards.
  • Fabricate seat covers and other aircraft parts using customer standards of quality including but not limited to the ability to straight, French, or lock stitch, and serge.
  • Comply with Sewing Instruction and Customer Specification / IFS description.
  • Operate and adjust industrial single needle and double stitch machines. Comply with daily maintenance of the machines.


Seat Covering Focus:

Disassemble and reassemble vendor passenger seats and divans in accordance with the guidelines of the vendor component maintenance manuals, and other seat and divan vendors.


Trim Covering Focus:

Prep and cover any upholstered panels with variety of foams, fabrics, leathers, and styling in accordance with Customer Standards, FPS and Customer Specifications.

Job Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in Upholstery, Sewing, or related.
  • Able to align intricate or elaborate designs in fabrics.
  • Must not be allergic to chemical, solvents, paints, adhesives, natural or manmade materials, fabrics, or feathers.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Able to work in confined spaces and in unusual positions.
  • Able to lift and transport up to 40 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Visual capacity and muscular dexterity to work on fine detail, high cost products with a minimum of errors and rework.
  • Able to stock and remove materials from bins above storage level according to OSHA standards.


  • Aircraft upholstery fabrication experience
  • Ability to solve practical problems when needed.
  • Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Manufacturing, vocational, tech school training, and/or related college credits.
  • Computer and/or software training or experience.
  • Able to work from documentation such as MES, FPS, WI, blueprints, drawings, F-standards, preparation packages, etc.
  • Courses in state or federal vocational technical upholstery programs
  • 3D model experience.

Facility Description


As an employee of Strom Aviation, you will receive benefits including holiday pay, longevity pay, access to a 401K program and insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability).  We offer travel pay, bonuses, and other incentives for some positions as well.  A referral is the best compliment we can get, and Strom Aviation offers 2 different referral programs for our employees.                 


Our recruiters strive to connect qualified individuals with opportunities. With hundreds of jobs across the nation, Strom offers opportunities no matter where you are. 


Please contact a recruiter for pay rates. You may qualify for per diem, travel pay, or numerous other bonuses. These items vary by job.

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Strom Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, military and veteran status, disability status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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