Upholsterer in United Kingdom

Applying for the Upholsterer role

Job Title: Upholsterer
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Manufacturing
Sub Sector: Textiles
Job Reference No: OR/TF/0219U

Job Description

Merthyr Tydfil CF48

Our client is looking for self-driven results orientated Furniture Upholsterers with a positive can-do attitude.

You must show a clear focus on high quality in a production environment with the ability to forward plan work and assess your own performance.

They are looking for credible individuals with excellent communication skills who can work as part of a team in a multi-cultural environment.

You must be reliable, tolerant yet determined to succeed in a busy workshop.

As a Furniture Upholsterer your duties will include:

- Fitting, installing and securing material on frames using hand tools, power tools, glue and/or staples
- Using materials to build furniture up such as loose fibre stuffing, cotton felt and /or foam padding to form smooth surfaces
- Re-covering existing pieces
- Manufacturing /upholstering new furniture
- Experience in wooden frame assembly

The ideal Furniture Upholsterer will have the following skills and experiences:

- Previous experience of upholstery
- Experience of sewing items for furniture
- Strong attention to detail to locate and repair defects
- Must be able to follow patterns, templates, sketches or blue prints
- Measuring & cutting all types of fabric and leather
- Use of initiative with the ability to work to time frames
- Have excellent communication skills
- Bodywork webbing, padding, springs etc.
- Stapling


- Liaising with colleagues
- Understanding technical job specifications
- Understanding and carrying out instructions received from PGL/Supervisor
- Hands-on understanding and skill of upholstery techniques
- Ensuring highest quality standards are achieved

Our client is an equal opportunities employer

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