Apprentice Divan Upholsterer

Harrison Spinks have an opportunity for an Apprentice Divan Upholsterer to join the business.

Once qualified the Divan Upholster will be able to:

  • Prepare work to be upholstered; frame, tick (fabric); checking against production ticket
  • Positioning and competently attaching tick (fabric) using compressed air tools.
  • Visually check finished item to ensure 100% accuracy, right first time.
  • Ensure tasks are completed within set timescales, maintaining quality.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Monitor and record scrap/yield.
  • Meet the required output demand

Additional skills taught throughout the apprenticeship training:

  • Sewing; Produce sewn/seamed components by hand and through the use of machinery
  • Headboard Upholstery; Upholster headboards including pleats, deep buttoning, ruching and fluting
  • Wood machining; Prepare, set up, operate and maintain machinery to produce wood components
  • Laying & cutting fabrics; Prepare and cut fabric and components
  • Frame Making; Prepare and assemble frames using jigs
  • Drawer making; Upholster drawer fronts, prepare and assemble drawers

Send your CV and covering letter stating why you are interested in this role and outline the expertise you could offer if you were successful with your application to:

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