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New Product Development Team - Upholstery Technician

General Information
Location 1715 N 8th St
Neodesha, KS 66757
United States
Job Category Engineering
Description

Cobalt Boats, a leader in manufacturing of fine recreational boats, is looking for a talented Upholstery Technician to join our New Product Development team. This individual must demonstrate a high-level of craftsmanship and creativity.

Responsibilities

  • Create physical prototypes to be reviewed against the established design criteria, and the current manufacturing fabrication and assembly methods. Fabrication of prototypes includes: partial disassembly and reassembly of components, cutting and gluing of foam and substrates, sewing and pulling of covers onto seats, dashes or panels.
  • Implement new processes that add to the innovation and styling of the product.
  • Create patterns for production. Clearly document all notes and processes.
  • Use a digitizer and AutoCAD to document all patterns for production and ensure patterns are nested correctly for cutting and manufacturing.
  • Review current production processes and evaluate methods that could reduce manufacturing time and improve quality.
  • May assist with upholstery maintenance or repairs at off-site locations.

Qualifications

  • Language Skills: English required. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High School Diploma or GED with 4-6 years of relevant experience
  • Must have Furniture, Marine or Automotive upholstery skills and manufacturing process experience.
  • Ability to interpret part prints and concept renderings
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and can stand for periods of up to 8-10 hours.
  • Must be able to safely operate hand tools as well as specialized tools of the upholstery trade.
  • Must be able to travel up to 4 times a year to attend boat and/or trade shows

This is a skilled position that requires an eye for detail, shaping, symmetry, and design. It also requires speed, accuracy and the ability to work well and coordinate well with others.

This is a full-time position, located in Neodesha, KS. A standard work week is 6AM-4:30PM Monday through Thursday. This is an hourly position. Pay: $18.00-$25.00/hour.

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