Upholstery Trainee

Untapped Potential
09 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Upholstery Trainee

Salary: Min / Living Wage
Location: Staffordshire
Ref: UP129.T

Our client is a leading British manufacturer of high quality contract furniture for the hospitality and leisure industry. For over 30 years they have been passionate about producing stunning furniture and have successfully built up many long-term relationships with clients in the UK and as far as the USA and Middle East. They oversee projects from concept through to completion, including design, sourcing materials and managing the set up in the venue and produce furniture to the highest of standards. They have a diverse product range including classic, traditional and contemporary furniture, and they now have a vacancy for an Upholstery Trainee to join their team.

This role (once trained) involves the machining and application of specified covering materials to various upholstered goods, in line with the production plan.

You will work towards the ability to:-

    Upholster various items from extensive product range including chairs, fixed seating and wall panels. ·Prepping frames in with appropriate foam, webbing or other upholstery accessories. ·Cutting and pattern making when required. ·Sewing when required.Ensuring quality control carried out on all itemsTo work safely and to comply with the company’s health, safety and environmental policies and procedures
No specific experience is required however knowledge of upholstery processes, such as prepping, cutting and sewing would be beneficial as well as an understanding of fabrics and/or training towards an NVQ in a relevant subject.

We are looking for the following:-

    Ability to use own initiative to enable the department to meet completion deadlinesProfessional manner, appearance and attitudeThe ability to work calmly, effectively and accurately in a challenging and pressured environmentTo be resilient and positive with a “can do” attitudeA flexible and co-operative approach (e.g. towards tasks undertaken and overtime)A strong team ethos
If you would like to apply for either of these roles, please send us your fully detailed application, quoting job ref. UP129.T by clicking APPLY NOW.

PLEASE NOTE: We have a number of dates available for suitable candidates to meet with our client. These dates are 22nd and 29th Sept, 6th and 13th October so please try to keep one of these dates clear in your diary.

This job was originally posted as www.milkround.com/job/75891081

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