Assists the Production Supervisor in the supervision of the daily activities for staff assigned to the Interiors – Production Department. Performs a variety of repetitive and non-repetitive tasks. Analyze processes and recommends process improvements.


The Lead Interior Technician is responsible to the Supervisor and Manager of Production for the overall utilization of his/her area, to include the guidance and supervision of production staff. In addition, the Lead Technician is responsible for the following:

To ensure safe work practices are followed.

To plan, direct and coordinate the activities of his/her areas so as to minimize delays, and increase production and efficiency.

To provide on the job training, coaching and to assist staff in the proper procedures, methods and practices to be followed in each respective duty.

To make available to personnel the necessary manuals, service bulletins, airworthiness directives and other required technical data.

To maintain equipment and tools in a serviceable and working condition.

For ascertaining that all necessary work records are properly executed by the responsible person.

The proper handling of all parts.

The initiation of requisitions for stock and materials as required.

General Duties

Performs a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on interior assemblies and subassemblies such as cabinets, seats, carpets and panels, paying particular attention to the sensitivities associated with leather, wood veneer and fabric goods.

Works from diagrams and drawings, makes initial layouts, and uses hand and/or power tools, jigs, and saws.

Makes continuity checks on work in process and completed.

May conduct quality inspections on processing line in accordance with quality specifications.

May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions

Follows approved assembly procedures for component or aircraft structures, consulting internal procedures that have been FAA approved, original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) technical data, and work package instructions.

Positions and aligns subassemblies in jigs or fixtures, using measuring instruments, following blueprint lines and index points.

Inspects completed work to identify any needed rework before signing off; ensures that repaired components meet prescribed standards and tolerances.

Performs serviceability tests as required, utilizing test equipment specified in technical manuals.

Completes work package documentation as required by FAA and/or repair station manual.

Submits completed work to Quality Assurance for final/in progress inspection and certification of airworthiness.

Regular attendance is required, overtime as needed to complete job functions.

Complies with all applicable state and federal employment laws; and complies with Embraer’s policies.



High School or GED required

Executive Aircraft Interior experience preferred

A&P and mechanical / electrical experience preferred

Previous Lead or Supervisory experience a preferred


Master Interiors Technician role requiring expert skills to perform all standard and emerging tasks within the technical area assigned to

Generally at least 8 years of experience or greater in area of responsibility

Experience with assembly of aircraft interior components, as well as able to use all technical data and aircraft drawings to locate part numbers and accomplish repairs

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Able to communicate effectively

Coaching and training skills

Should be able to fabricate parts

Reads work orders, blueprints, and specifications or examines sample or damaged part or structure to determine repair or fabrication procedures and sequence of operations

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance

Be proficient in the usage of air powered hand tools and related equipment

Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

Working Conditions / Environment/ Special Requirements

Ability to work in a safe professional manner adhering to all regulatory requirements including, OSHA, EPA, State and Federal regulations.

As required by the position, must have the ability to wear a respirator as per OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 "Respirator Protection" regulations with no restrictions that would prevent the proper use and/or seal of the respirator.

Ability to work flexible hours and different shifts if required

Employees will be subject to the random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations


Commitment to company values and complies with department norms, policies, directives, and procedures.

Incorporates Lean and P3E processes and concepts into daily activities.

Strive for continuous improvement to processes and procedures.

Honors and protects confidential and proprietary documents and information.

Satisfies work schedule requirements.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employee. Performs other duties as assigned