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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Upholsterers

Huncoat, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £9.38 - £12.08/hour

Upholsterers

Based at Huncoat, Nr Accrington

The Senator Group is a major employer in the Burnley, Hyndburn and Blackburn area employing 1000+ staff across its Lancashire based manufacturing sites. We design and manufacture innovative office furniture which we supply to our customers worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a number of Upholsterers who will be responsible for producing seating products by using skill, to upholster, cover and finish to a high standard.

Principle Accountabilities

* 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 of at least 90%, in accordance with Company's standards.

* Carry out cleaning and basic maintenance of work areas and machinery.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* High degree of upholstery skills with a minimum of 3 years' experience is desirable.

* The 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

A great place to work with a real family culture, we offer excellent working conditions, first class training and the opportunity to develop your skills and progress your career for those wanting to realise their ambitions.

Benefits Include;

* Contributory Pension Scheme

* 24 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

* Ongoing Personal Development

* Personal Company Medical Plan

* Subsidised Canteen

* Free Life Assurance

* Family Fun Day

* Long Service Award

* Free Parking

* Free Children's Christmas Party

If you're interested in finding out more about the role and The Senator Group, please apply now
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