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Textron Machine Operator Sewing 2 in Wichita, Kansas

Machine Operator Sewing 2



To operate sewing machine to sew a variety of upholstery items. Operator must cut and prepare a variety of materials in preparation of operating the sewing machine. May be required to assist lower grade operators.


I. Operates sewing machine for binding edges, sewing seams, topstitch, blind stitch, installing zippers and sewing a variety of materials and upholstery items including: insulation, headliner, windlace, carpeting, side panels, seating, curtains, skirts, spare seat belt straps, fireblocking, inserts, and, on occasion, reworking chairs or making covers for parts. Works from department schedules, sewing assembly records and oral and written instructions.

a. Care must be taken to match weave and pattern before sewing.

b. Ensures machine is in proper adjustment prior to sewing.

c. Installs padding, beading and muslin in upholstery items as required.

d. May be required to design and develop shop aids or other various items as requested by supervision.

II. Required to select supplies such as tape, thread, and bobbin according to specifications and color of fabric.

III. Uses simple hand tools including scissors, pliers or screw drivers to perform minor machine maintenance such as oiling machine and changing needles.

IV. May be required to maintain record of all items sewn.

V. Responsible only for own work.

VI. Performs other related duties as required.



Requires a high school diploma or equivalent or trades training to apply simple arithmetic and measuring devices. Ability to interpret blue prints and simple drawings.


Requires minimum of one-year industrial sewing machine operator experience.

This role is eligible for $2,000 (pre-tax) sign-on bonus

Take your career higher at Textron Aviation.

  • Competitive starting salaries with growth potential

  • Health benefits beginning day one

  • Tuition assistance and continuing education programs

  • 12-paid holidays a year

  • Paid parental leave options

A new career awaits.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift Second Shift

Req ID: 295614