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Experienced Upholsterer - Park Royal

Job Title

Experienced Upholsterer

Location
Park Royal
Employer reference
BW335
Contract hours

Full Time

Salary

The salary will be consistent with market rates for the candidate’s experience.

Number of vacancies

1

Estimated start date

TBC

Application closing date

Ongoing

Summary

Rype Office, a rapidly growing and award-winning office furniture with a remanufacturing site based in Park Royal, is seeking a full-time permanent experienced Upholsterer to work in our remanufacturing facility

Your principal duties will be reupholstering high quality used modern office furniture to as-new condition, and upholstering soft furniture designed by Rype Office

This role offers plenty of variety because we reupholster most high-end brands’ soft and task seating. For example, Orangebox, Herman Miller, and Vitra

This is an important role in the company because the successful candidate will assist in the development of new products and efficient upholstery processes. Therefore, it is essential the successful candidate is a fully qualified upholsterer with significant upholstery experience.

We have a great team of talented staff who are very good at their jobs who respect and support each other; you will become part of this supportive system.

Location:

Park Royal, London

Salary:

The salary will be consistent with market rates for the candidate’s experience.

Position:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants variety of work, is able to work independently and, most of all, takes pride in their work.

We will be relying on your expertise to problem solve and improve upholstery processes. Although you will be working independently on the upholstery work, you will be part of a team who is also working towards finishing orders within set timeframes in readiness for installations at a client sites.

 

The role and responsibilities

Working in our upholstery studio, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Reupholstering

    • Cutting, sewing and fitting

    • Refoaming

  • Looking after for the upholstery studio, such as:

    • overall cleanliness and tidiness

    • ordering fabric

    • advising on furniture repairs

  • Keeping track of fabric and tool inventory

  • Ensuring all reupholstering is completed ahead of time in readiness for office installs

To be chosen for this role, you will be reliable and hardworking, with a flexible can-do attitude.  

On occasion, you may also attend client sites to assist with office installations and reupholstering.

Key attributes

The successful candidate will:

  • Be passionate about producing high quality work
  • Be known for getting things done – and doing them properly
  • Focus on the details – attention to detail is vital for our reputation
  • Be a practical problem-solver
  • Be well-presented and polite and considerate of others

Essential skills and qualifications

  • Experienced and formally trained in upholstering
  • In-depth knowledge of upholstering
  • Eligible to work in the UK

How to apply

Send your CV and a cover note explaining why you are suitable for this role to: brent.works@brent.gov.uk

 

Please note: Priority will be given to Brent residents in the first instance. This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received. Early application is therefore recommended.

 

How to apply

Please complete the registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you complete all sections of the form, including the Equality & Diversity Monitoring section and submit both the form and CV together or your application will not be processed.