Material Buyer/Planner

Freedman Seating Company has been in business for over 120 years and is a leading manufacturer of transportation seating products (bus, rail, marine, delivery truck, commercial, and specialty vehicles). Located on the west side of Chicago. Our Purchasing Department seeks a Material Planner/Buyer. This individual will be responsible for negotiating with vendors for the timely […]

Manufacturing Technician

This position assists the Manufacturing Engineers on various projects, assists in investigating an developing new production processes and aid in the design of fabrication of fixtures and molds. Primary Responsibilities Lead/execute continuous improvement and product improvement projects. Lead/provide failure analysis, root cause analysis and problem solving of manufacturability and quality issues Provide equipment support including […]

Test Lab Technician

The Test Technician is responsible for the mounting of seats and other products onto test platforms.  This position is responsible for the setup, participation in, recording the results from and tear down of tests. Qualifications Must have previous mechanical knowledge of various tools (i.e. hand tools, power tools, MIG welding, drill press, bandsaw) preferably with […]

Welder III

Joins, fabricates, and repairs metal, including but not limited to carbon, stainless steel and aluminum, by applying appropriate welding techniques. Able to MIG and TIG weld required. Job Requirements: Interprets blueprints or job procedures to determine appropriate welding process. Ability to weld with minimal quality issues and meet minimum production rates. Inspects completed welds to […]

Production Supervisor (2nd Shift)

Freedman Seating Company, a leading manufacturer of bus and commercial truck seats located on the west side of Chicago, has an immediate opening for a second shift Production Manager. The Production Manager oversees the daily production of second shift operations.  This individual is proactively leading and monitoring operations for efficiency and safety and ensuring that […]

Quality Control Inspector (2nd Shift)

Quality Control Inspector 2nd Shift The Quality Control Inspector is responsible for ensuring quality standards by inspecting the finished product and recording quality results. This position is on our 2nd shift (3:30pm – 12:00am Monday thru Friday). Job Qualifications The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: Must have a minimum of 3 years quality […]

Project Manager

Freedman Seating Company is a leading manufacturer of transportation seating products (bus, rail, marine and commercial truck seats). Located on the west side of Chicago, we have been in business for 120 years. Freedman Seating is seeking to hire a Project Manager for our heavy duty bus and marine markets. As the Project Manager, your […]

Beyond the Diploma

This new opportunity is a part of Skills for Chicagoland’s Future’s recently launched Beyond the Diploma initiative, focused on Chicago’s young adult job seekers. Over two years, program participants will work part-time at Freedman Seating Company while also attending classes at Richard J. Daley College to receive their associate degree at no cost to the participant. Upon […]

Inventory Control Specialist

Working closely with the Inventory Control team, the Specialist is responsible for receiving, loading, unloading, storing, sorting, picking, and distributing materials and equipment throughout the company. Inventory Control Specialists are receive and load/unload trucks and material, maintain inventory levels of supplies, stock materials in the proper locations in racks, bins, etc.. Additionally, Specialists are responsible […]

Parts & Warranty Service Representative

We are looking to add on to our great team! Freedman Seating Company is hiring for our Customer Service Department.  Freedman Seating Company has been in business for over 120 years and is a leading manufacturer of transportation seating products (bus, rail, marine, delivery truck, commercial, and specialty vehicles). Located on the west side of […]

IT Developer (Entry Level)

Freedman Seating Company, a leading manufacturer of bus and commercial truck seats located on the west side of Chicago, has an immediate opening for an Entry Level – IT Developer. The ideal candidate will work both independently and in a team environment to analyze and define requirements for new system enhancements or refinement to existing […]

Sewing Machine Operator

We have immediate openings for a Sewing Machine Operator for our 1st shift (6:30am – 3:00pm). The Sewing Machine Operator is responsible for using an automatic trimming sewing machine to sew bus seats covers following a sample. Other duties as assigned. Job Qualifications The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications: Must have a previous […]

Machinist

Freedman Seating Company, a leading manufacturer of bus and commercial truck seats located on the West side of Chicago, has immediate openings for a Machinist on their 2nd shift (3:00pm – 11:30pm). We are looking for a skilled Machinist to operate a variety of machines to perform assigned tasks. You will produce or repair precision parts using […]

Press Brake Operator

The Press Brake Operator is responsible for operation, proving programs, operating controls, setting all machine functions, deburring and inspection of parts to assure conformance and accuracy will be required. During operations, Operator will be required to maintain cleanliness of the machine as well as detect equipment malfunctions or out of tolerance machining and adjust within […]

Maintenance Mechanic

Our ideal applicant will be someone who has previous experience in a similar role within a manufacturing environment. Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties.  Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate […]

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