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  • Danielle Grant

Upholsterer (Hastings)

Our Client is a bespoke furniture manufacturing company, who are looking for an experienced Upholsterer to join their team on a permanent basis in Hastings area. You will become part of an experienced team who design and manufacture high end, bespoke sofas and chairs.

Main Duties

  • Interpreting design orders and creating upholstery stencils.

  • Selecting and sourcing upholstery materials.

  • Dismantling furniture for upholstery preparation.

  • Measuring and cutting leather or fabric with the aid of design stencils.

  • Installing foam and batting to the furniture framework.

  • Installing and repairing furniture webbing and seating springs.

  • Stretching out and installing fabric or leather coverings.

  • Stitching, gluing, and nailing fabric into place.

  • Smoothing out imperfections.

  • Conducting quality checks on completed orders.

  • Ability to work at a fast pace while continuing to produce goods to a high standard.

  • Punctuality and the ability to meet targets.

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ensure that the Company’s Health & Safety Policies are rigorously applied and complied with.

  • Compliance with the Company’s policies and directives.

  • Due to the nature of the position, you will be required to lift goods so will need to have the ability to do so.

  • You will be on your feet for long periods of time

Qualification’s Skills and Experience

  • Proven work experience as an upholsterer.

  • Excellent design skills.

  • Detail-oriented.

  • Ability to draw and interpret design templates.

  • Knowledge of upholstery tools including hot knives, nail guns, and sewing equipment.

  • Ability to lift, pull, and manipulate heavy objects.

  • Ability to stand, kneel, and walk for up to eight hours a day.

  • Good attention to detail.

  • Good spoken and written English.

Working Hours

  • Mondays to Fridays

We will try to respond to reply to all applications. If, however you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements advertised by CDH Recruitment Limited

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