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Upholsterer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT

Company: Herman Miller, Inc.
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Upholsterer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFTDescriptionAbout this OpportunityAs 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 DoYou'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 introduced.Follow Nemschoff's standard quality guidelines for all products.Follow Nemschoff's recycling procedures for the proper disposal of items.Follow the requirements of good documentation practices when handling quality records or controlled documents.Inspect your work for quality, perform rework, and report problems to supervisors.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 thereafter.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 business objectives.Properly apply cambric, velcro, tack strip, glue, and other upholstery components.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 components.Utilize Lean manufacturing principles as trained or directed.Sound Like You?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 prints.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 tools.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 AreAt 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 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-timeEmployee Status: RegularShift: FirstWork Schedule: Monday - FridayPrimary Location: United States-Wisconsin-Sheboygan

Keywords: Herman Miller, Inc., Sheboygan , Upholsterer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT, Other , Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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