• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Upholsterers

Role Type: Temporary

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire,

Salary From: £11.12

Salary To: £12.50

Contact Name: Jamie Henderson

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Major Recruitment are currently working with a client in Lower Darwen and have a great opportunity for an Upholsterer who will be responsible for producing seating (chairs, seats and upholstered furniture) by using skill, to upholster, cover and finish to a high standard.

The Role

  • To prepare fabric and components for use in upholstery and/or soft furnishings.
  • To prepare to upholster items of furniture involving preparation of the frame for upholstery, application of suspensions and filling materials.
  • To competently fix upholstery to standard items of modern furniture and traditional furniture using a hand held staple gun, screw gun and other hand tools.
  • Application of mesh material into plastic back using air hammer and hands.
  • To competently fix upholstery to standard items of modern furniture and traditional furniture using a hand held staple gun, screw gun and other hand tools.
  • Maintaining a high level of quality and meeting production efficiency
  • Carry out cleaning and basic maintenance of work areas and machinery

The Person

  • High degree of upholstery skills
  • he ability to produce a good quality product with excellent attention to detail.
  • Practical skills, manual dexterity, especially hand skills and co-ordination.
  • A positive mind-set with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • The aptitude to assimilate techniques.
  • Manual handling, as some lifting is required.
  • Ability to use own initiative and to work quickly to meet production deadlines.
  • Measuring and cutting skills would also be beneficial

The job details:

  • Working hours: 07:00am – 16:00 (Monday to Thursday) & 07:00 – 12:45 (Friday) with optional overtime on Saturday.
  • Pay rate: £11.12 – £12.50 per hour.
  • Temporary to permanent position over 12 weeks (based on performance and attendance).
  • Starts available as soon as possible.

If you feel you currently have the necessary skills and experience for this position please submit your CV using the “apply” option below.

To follow up on your application please call Major Recruitment (Blackburn) on 01254 920800.

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