Assistant Furniture Technician

Abalon Limited
Weston-Super-Mare, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading furniture warranty specialist, is looking to expand their team and recruit an Assistant Furniture Technician on a contract basis.

As an Assistant Furniture Technician you will be required to deal with a flexible workload, assisting with the weekly processing of incoming returned products from various customers for inspection, repair and return.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist with off-loading furniture product deliveries made by client vehicles
  • Unpack furniture products and lay them out in warehouse for grading and assessment
  • Carry out limited repairs, under supervision where required to (including but not limited to) upholstery, leather furniture, cabinets and beds within agreed time limits and standards
  • Record all information required on relevant company documentation, both electronic and written - returning documentation to the Supervisor within specified deadlines
  • Where possible, bringing products back up to a grade "A" quality so that the clients can sell the products as nearly new
  • Re-pack and seal repaired items in the relevant packaging

Experience & Skills
  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in a factory/warehouse environment
  • Valid driving licence (with no more than 6 penalty points)
  • Able to lift and move a variety of furniture products of varying sizes and weights
  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing upholstery and re-upholstery techniques is desirable but not essential

Personal Requirements
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Promote best practice manual handling and health & safety
  • Quality focused, with great attention to detail
  • Positive attitude to adopting or learning new skills/working practices

Additional Info:
  • 40 hours per week
  • Tools will be supplied
  • PDA/company phone may be supplied, if required
  • Position is initially for 4 months, may be extended or become perm

If you're interested in this position, please apply now.

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