Upholsterer – PH36

Job title: Upholsterer – PH36
Posted on: May 15, 2019
Job Description:
  • Using power and hand tools, apply and install batting, foam, poly-filler and cut fabric to wooden framework in the assembly of hand-crafted furniture
  • Attach finishes, including buttons, trim, tassels and other decorative accessories, to complete orders according to specifications
  • Measure and cut fabric or leather pieces with the aid of patterns or stencils and industrial cutting tools to precise sizes and dimensions
  • Read work orders and maintain database of production status for communication with outside clients as well as in-house sales managers
  • Inspect wooden frame work for defects and make repairs as needed prior to upholstery application and other finish work
  • Operate portable hand-sewing equipment, nail guns, hobnail and tack hammers, hot-knife cutters and other industrial equipment
  • Determine fabric inventory and place orders with textile partner; provide status updates about fabric availability to clients and managers
  • Discuss complications or assembly line slow-downs with supervisors and brainstorm solutions for increased productivity

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

-Minimum 5 years work experience
-High school diploma or equivalent
-The ability to stand, walk and move for up to eight hours per day
-Previous experience with upholstery or furniture manufacturing
Preferred:
-Attention to detail
-Must be able to rotate shifts


Company information

City: Port Hope
Email: meghan.gilligan@durhamcollege.ca
Additional information:

*Hours & Wage to be discussed*


Prefered method of contact: Email