Experienced Automotive, Marine Sewer, Upholster – Oshawa

Job title: Experienced Automotive, Marine Sewer, Upholster – Oshawa
Posted on: March 7, 2024
Job Description:


Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Working with various types of materials, drawing, and cutting patterns, and sewing using commercial grade sewing machines
  • Auto interior removal and installation, seat tear down, frame restoration foam cutting, seat rebuilding
  • Headliner removal, repair, and installation
  • Creating of patterns and templates
  • Fabricating and installing interiors
  • Maintains records of time required to perform each job and the materials used

Education/Experience Required:

  • The applicant should be confident and have 2+ years of experience in the automotive upholstery industry. Must be reliable and seeking a long-term career within the company. (experience requirement could be reduced based on Portfolio)
  • Formal training or significant experience in high end automobiles, classic cars and automotive interior fabrication

Upholstery Skills Required:

  • Ability to work with all types of materials including leathers, vinyl, cloth, and carpet
  • Seat foam fabrication (build up and contour foam)
  • Ability to use industrial sewing machine, with experience in a variety of stitching styles and threads to duplicate original and custom seat patterns
  • Must have a strong emphasis on attention to detail and appreciate luxury vehicles
  • Experience in custom design

General Requirements:

  • Work well individually and as a member of a team
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs, stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Good communication skills, written & spoken
  • Must be Punctual
  • Self-motivated
  • Detail oriented


  • Monday to Thursday
  • 8:00 to 5:00
  • Fridays 
  • 7:00 to 4:00

Wage: To be determined based on experience.

Employment Type: Full-time
Field of Work: Other
Required skills:

2+ years previous upholstery experience an asset
Ability to operate an industrial sewing machine, hand and power tools, and other industrial equipment
Convertible Top Installation
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Team player with strong organizational skills.

*Key Attributes:
Team Player
Positive attitude
Identifies tasks that need to be accomplished & collaborates with others to get things done
Can work independently
Clear communication – verbal and written
Enjoys working with others
Participate in all business processes, & can work with the team to improve processes
Enjoys continuous learning and improvement of design and fabrication,
Ensure all Company Processes are complied with.

Company information

City: Oshawa
Email: oshawa@employmenthelp.ca
Prefered method of contact: Email