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Production Worker – Seat Track Technician

As an incentive, Chinook Enterprises will be offering a $1,000 hiring bonus to successful new hires who maintain employment for at least 6 months and in good standing.

This position functions within the Production Department and comes under the direct supervision of the Production Supervisor. The person employed in this position performs various production and manufacturing tasks.  Generally, on a daily basis the individual will perform tasks related to aircraft seat track assembly.  As production requirements vary, this position will be called upon to fill needs as they occur in various areas within the production department.   

Hours: This position is full-time, 40 hours per week. 

Starting Wage: $16.00 – $17.50 per hour DOE

Benefits: We offer an excellent benefits package, including full coverage on medical, dental, long term disability, life insurance, 401k retirement (benefits totaling over $12,000 annually), 10 paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick leave and an optional vision benefit that is available at a low cost.  We have a great culture, flexibility, and offer training and development opportunities.

About this position:

  • Review work orders, gather all materials and verify the materials and the work orders match.
  • Complete the FAI (First Article Inspection) worksheets and verify any special instructions.
  • Safely operate the “tiger stop,” compressed air hose, vacuum hose, and router to complete seat track jobs.
  • Ensure accuracy and measurements of all cuts.
  • Bag, seal and label the materials.
  • Complete appropriate paperwork for finishing and shipping.
  • Ensure that all assigned work is done according to established quality standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Must submit to and pass a Washington State Patrol Background check as well as a DSHS background check.
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs. without undue strain. (This requirement may be able to be accommodated depending on the specific job duties).
  • Must be in good health, able to stand, squat, walk, bend and reach as the specific position demands.
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time, as the job demands.
  • Must be able to work in a production environment around dust, glues, sealants and soldering flux.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Graduate or equivalent is preferred.
  • Previous experience operating woodworking hand and power tools.
  • Previous manufacturing experience helpful.

About Us:

Chinook Enterprises is a non-profit organization that has existed for over 40 years, founded in 1980. We are a non-profit designed to operate as a business, but with a social mission: supporting full participation in community life for people with disabilities or other barriers. Full participation must start with successful employment.

Chinook’s diverse customer base consists of five customer groups (Job Seekers, Employers, Manufacturing companies, local businesses and government agencies). 

Our revenue is used to self-fund our mission. We are committed to continuous improvement, to increase productivity and profitability and in doing so, enhance and enrich our mission. Employment with Chinook comes with the unique benefit of improving the lives individuals with disabilities and other barriers in Skagit County and beyond.

Our action: We demonstrate a positive environment to work, train, and provide service to our customers regardless of culture, age, gender, abilities, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, genetic information, socioeconomic status, and language of origin.  We prioritize diversity education for our staff and stakeholders and regularly assess our employee, customer, and stakeholder demographics to improve our effectiveness.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a resume AND cover letter describing your experience and why you are the best person to join our team. Resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. 

To apply:

  • Follow the instructions on this page
  • Email: resume and cover to jobs@chinookenterprises.org 
  • Mail: Human Resources, Chinook Enterprises, 2026 La Venture Rd. Mt Vernon, WA 98273 

We are committed to adding voices to our team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We encourage black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), military veterans and spouses, LGBTQ+ identifying individuals, and those with work gaps to apply and help us in our vision to realize a community that celebrates inclusion and diversity through innovative leadership and partnerships.

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