Upholsterer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT
Company: Herman Miller, Inc.
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Upholsterer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT Description
About this Opportunity
As a Stage 2 Upholsterer working at Nemschoff, you'll upholster
products and/or related parts in a manufacturing setting at a
standard rate of work based upon customer demand and Lean
manufacturing principles to satisfy the customer and provide high
quality products delivered in a timely manner. You will assist and
train other Upholsterers on new or existing products. You'll also
problem-solve with the assistance of other team members and seek
continuous improvement. All of your activities will be performed
and completed with a high regard for the safety of others and
yourself. You may also learn additional functions by cross-training
in other departments. What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others,
and be an owner every day as you . . .
Use and maintain air tools for optimal performance.
Confirm work processes when a new chair, component, or method is
Follow Nemschoff's standard quality guidelines for all
Follow Nemschoff's recycling procedures for the proper disposal of
Follow the requirements of good documentation practices when
handling quality records or controlled documents.
Inspect your work for quality, perform rework, and report problems
Keep the work space clean and organized.
Learn and utilize the proper method of upholstering each piece of
furniture and continue to follow this exact method of upholstery
Work in a team environment.
Work overtime as needed for production needs.
Work with a safety-oriented mind set.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve
Properly apply cambric, velcro, tack strip, glue, and other
Read shop order prints to determine the appropriate components
required to upholster each piece of furniture properly.
Recognize flawed or damaged components to determine the
compatibility between components and properly report problems to
supervisors or Flow Coordinators.
Restock individual supplies.
Utilize a steamer or iron to ensure the production of quality
Utilize Lean manufacturing principles as trained or directed. Sound
You might be just who we're looking for if you have . . .
A high school diploma or GED.
The ability to learn the different application of products.
Interpersonal skills and the ability to be accepting of criticism.
You'll also need to be patient and persevering.
The ability to remain focused.
The ability to read and interpret documents such as shop order
The ability to communicate problems with upholstery materials to
the proper supervisors.
The ability and understanding to carry out detailed and
straightforward written or oral instructions.
The ability to solve smaller problems that may arise while
upholstering and to perform critical thinking processes.
The ability to occasionally use scissors, nippers, regulators,
staple pullers, side cutters, drivers, box cutters, or other hand
The ability to work overtime as needed for production needs.
The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position
with or without accommodations. Who We Are
At Nemschoff, we focus on nurturing creative people, innovative
thinking, and forward-looking healthcare solutions. Our unique
combination of experience, insights, skills, and willingness to try
new ideas makes us a leader in the industry. Part of the Herman
Miller family, we have a design-focused, environmentally
responsible approach and a commitment to craftsmanship that has
been a part of our culture since 1950. Based in the lakeshore city
of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, we offer a high quality of life, a
rewarding team atmosphere, and an excellent benefits package. We
are always looking for talented people to join our team. Ready to
apply? View a list of our open positions and apply online at
nemschoff.com/careers or at our parent company, Herman Miller.
Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an
equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with
disabilities. Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Primary Location: United States-Wisconsin-Sheboygan
Keywords: Herman Miller, Inc., Sheboygan , Upholsterer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT, Other , Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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