Job Description

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  • Study work orders to determine the amount and type of materials required to cover workpieces
  • Follow sketches, patterns, or drawings to indicate cutting lines on fabrics using chalks, pencils, or paint
  • Measure and cut materials using manual or automated cutting instruments
  • Discuss with customers prior to upholstery to determine their color, style, and fabric preferences
  • Examine furniture frames, springs, and webbings to identify defects
  • Apply knowledge of upholstery to build or repair upholstered furniture using a variety of hand or power tools
  • Ensure projects are completed and delivered before the set deadline
  • Cover wooden frame with soft materials such as cotton, felt pad, fiber, or foam to improve texture and appearance
  • Work with tools and materials such as glue, staples, saw, cement, tacks, and nail guns
  • Secure workpieces and materials onto production equipment
  • Conduct routine maintenance of work tools and upholstery machine
  • Finish upholstered furniture by attaching ornament trims, buttons, buckles, and grommets
  • Operate sewing machine to sew upholstery and join various sections of covering fabric


Skills and Qualifications

  • Education and Training: It requires at least a high school diploma and training in a vocational school that offers upholstery courses. 
  • Experience: It requires 5 years work for knowledge and hand-on experience
  • Communication Skill: It requires the ability to interact with clients to identify their upholstery preferences
  • Dexterity: It requires the ability to manually strip and re-cover furniture with little to no implements
  • Creative Skill: It requires being well versed in repairing and finishing furniture to improve appearance.


Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Business
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 5 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Highschool
Company : Kaziweza limite...
Posted By Kaziweza limite... / 30 Nov 2021

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