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Upholstery

Company: Lippert Components
Location: Geneva
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Who We Are We are the leading supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trailer, marine, and heavy truck. With over 65 facilities located throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, our more than 9,000 team members work together to bring innovative product solutions to market every day. Why We are Different: At Lippert Components, Everyone Matters. We are striving to make lives better through meaningful relationships with our co-workers, our customers, and our communities. LCI team members feel a deeper sense of purpose at work, and we continue to build a better work environment by aligning our cultural and business strategies with the needs of our many team members. We measure success by how we touch the lives of people inside and outside our walls. What You will Get: A company culture where everyone matters Healthcare + Dental + Vision + 401k with Employer match Career development and mentoring Tuition Reimbursement Annual flu immunization Holiday, personal and vacation days Local and national discounts Wellness offerings Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Stretch webbing and fabric, using webbing stretchers. Collaborate with interior designers to decorate rooms and coordinate furnishing fabrics. Maintain records of time required to perform each job. Pick up and deliver furniture. Repair furniture frames and refinish exposed wood. Adjust or replace webbing, padding, and/or springs, and secure them in place. Attach bindings or apply solutions to edges of cut material to prevent raveling. Attach fasteners, grommets, buttons, buckles, ornamental trim, and other accessories to covers or frames, using hand tools. Build furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, and/or foam padding to form smooth rounded surfaces. Design upholstery cover patterns and cutting plans, based on sketches, customer descriptions, or blueprints. Discuss upholstery fabrics, colors, and styles with customers, and provide cost estimates. Draw cutting lines on material following patterns, templates, sketches, or blueprints, using chalk, pencils, paint, or other methods. Examine furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects. Fit, install, and secure material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, and/or staples. Interweave and fasten strips of webbing to the backs and undersides of furniture, using small hand tools and fasteners. Make, repair, and/or replace automobile upholstery and convertible and vinyl tops, using knowledge of fabric and upholstery methods. Make, restore, and/or create custom upholstered furniture, using hand tools and knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods. Measure and cut new covering materials, using patterns and measuring and cutting instruments, following sketches and design specifications. Operate sewing machines or sew upholstery by hand to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material. Read work orders, and apply knowledge and experience with materials in order to determine types and amounts of materials required to cover work pieces. Remove covering, webbing, padding, and/or defective springs from work pieces, using hand tools such as hammers and tack pullers. Sew rips or tears in material, or create tufting, using needles and thread. Competencies Ability to communicate clearly. Organizational Skills. Initiative. Thoroughness. Time Management. Quality Control. Supervisory Responsibility This position has no positions reporting to it. Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee may have to lift and/or move items between 5 and 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time salary position, and hours of work and days are decided by production and your reporting General Manager. Travel Travel would be minimal and would be primarily local during the business day. Required Education and Experience Minimum 6 months to a year upholstery experience Preferred Education and Experience Manufacturing/industry experience. Additional Eligibility QualificationsNone. Work Authorization/Security Clearance Must be able to pass EVerify. AAP/EEO Statement LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category. Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Pay Group : AAP/EEO Statement LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Keywords: Lippert Components, Fort Wayne , Upholstery, Other , Geneva, Indiana

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