Upholsterer (Hillsville, VA)
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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
VANGUARD FURNITURE CO INC
Mount Airy, NC
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob location is 565 Industrial Park Drive, Hillsville, VA. Directions from Mount Airy: Merge onto I-77 N toward I-74 W/Wytheville (Crossing into VA), take the US-58/US-221 exit, EXIT 14, toward Hillsville/Galax. Approximately a 30 minute drive from Mount Airy.
Upholster inside of sofa and chair utilizing knowledge of upholstery procedures.
* Transports frames to and from work station.
* Lifts frame onto bucks.
* Applies materials involved to cover inside of piece by using staple gun, staple puller, scissors & regulator.
* Removes frame from bucks.
* Responsible for fixing their own repairs before starting on new piece.
* Maintains neat and orderly work station.
* Wears required safety glasses; works safely and reports unsafe conditions to Dept. Supervisor.
* Performs other duties as required by supervisor.
Physical demands and work environment:
* Lift / Carry: Lifting in Excess of 50 lbs.; team lift greater weights. Must be able to lift/remove frame from bucks.
* Standing: Must be able to stand 8+ hours.
* Reach / Handle: Repetitive motions pinching and pulling of fabric and leather.
* Environment: Indoors, environmentally controlled - 100%.