Inside Upholstery Tech

Position Summary

Keeping quality top-of-mind, the Upholstery Tech is primarily responsible for preparing, padding, and covering frames.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. • A minimum of 3 or more years’ experience in Inside Upholstery for fine custom furniture pieces (fabric and leather) • Ability to read production tickets and any special instructions • Utilize tools such as staple gun, scissors, regulator, button needle, staple puller, pliers, tape measure etc. • Apply the right amount of cotton and rubber in the seat, inside back, and arms and then apply fabric over the cotton and rubber to complete the inside of an upholstered piece of furniture • Fabric must be upholstered smooth and fit the frame properly • All pleats must be short and uniform • Build pieces on time according to production schedule • Keep work area clean and clear • Scan the piece out once it is completed and move to trim

Minimum Requirements

• 3-5 years’ experience in upholstering quality pieces while meeting deadlines. • Work with a variety of materials is essential. • Push frames and upholstered piece weighing up to 100 lbs. across floor. • Execute with extreme accuracy and efficiency. • Follow and support the quality expectations. • Stand, bend and stretch for periods of time. • Work in a team environment towards a common goal effectively taking direction. • Prioritize and handle multiple work tasks. • Must be self-directed and be able to work on their own.

Other Duties

All Design Foundry associates are expected to assist in other areas as needed.

 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The facility is temperature controlled, organized and clean.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. To perform this role successfully requires the ability to stand consistently for an 8-hour shift. Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Perform physical activity that requires considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. The ability to squeeze and hold staple gun. The ability to push objects weighing 50-75 lbs. repeatedly.

Design Foundry - Inside Upholstery Tech

DESIGN FOUNDRY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. DESIGN FOUNDRY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN THE EMPLOYMENT ON ACCOUNT OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, SEX (INCLUDING SEXUAL HARRASMENT), SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MARITAL STATUS, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, MILITARY STATUS OR UNFAVORABLE DISCHARGE FROM MILITARY SERVICE.