Location : Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type : Full-time
Using power and hand tools, apply and install batting, foam, poly-filler and cut fabric to wooden framework in the assembly of hand-crafted furniture
Attach finishes, including buttons, trim, 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 database of production status for communication with outside clients as well as in-house sales managers
Inspect wooden frame work 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 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 Required
SSCE, NABTEB or Trade Certificate
Minimum of 5 years experience as a trained Upholsterer
The ability to stand, walk and move for up to eight hours per day
Previous experience with upholstery or furniture manufacturing
Must pass criminal background check and drug testing.