Vogue Beds

Apply Now: Upholsterer

Are you interested in learning more about the art of furniture making? Our company is a leader in the production of beds, mattresses and headboards, and we are hiring an experienced upholsterer for our headboard manufacturing department. You can have the opportunity to learn more about the craft of upholstery in this full-time position. If you are a hard worker who is committed to quality craftsmanship, we encourage you to apply for this exciting position for a chance to join our work family.

Job Responsibilities

  • Using power and hand tools, apply and install batting, foam, and cut fabric to the wooden framework in the assembly of hand-crafted furniture
  • Attach finishes, including buttons, trims, 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 a database of production status for communication with outside clients as well as in-house sales managers
  • Inspect wooden framework 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 a 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

Job Skills & Qualifications

  • 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
  • Attention to detail
  • Must pass a criminal background check and drug testing

LOCATION: Barewell, Leicestershire