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Upholstery Machinist

Upholstery Machinist

Location: Southend- on- Sea, SS2 5TE

Salary: £12 p/h Piece-work

A great opportunity for an experienced Upholstery Machinist, to join the team at this Essex based seating company who specialise in bespoke seating, tailored specifically toward the cinema sector.

They work hand in hand with specialist architects to provide the perfect layout, with close attention paid to the anatomical design, and ergonomics of each product.

The work environment is friendly with the emphasis on producing a quality product, albeit in a fast -paced team environment.


The Role:

They are seeking an experienced Upholstery Machinist, who is able to bring the client's innovative bespoke designs to life.

Specific experience of working with a variety of fabrics, in particular leather/ faux leather, velvet and thick pile fabrics, would be an advantage.

The work is at the top end of the market, so the candidate should be confident in their ability, and have a keen eye for detail.

The ideal candidate must be familiar with working on bespoke and luxury upholstered furniture.

Skills and Experience:

? Experience 3 years as an Upholstery Machinist
? Previous experience as an Upholstery Machinist is essential for this role
? Maintaining exceptionally high standards, with individual quality checks on all items.

? Have experience in working with different types of materials, including leather, faux leather , velvets, thick piles, and plastic
? Ability to use an industrial sewing machine and carry out all aspects of sewing and finishing, from start to finish.
? Be familiar with Twin-needle, top stitch, and over locking techniques.
? Ability to use piping cord and Velcro where required
? Ability to take a cut set of patterns and sew in full, to complete a cover
? Must have experience of high end and luxury upholstered furniture, including finishes, including piping, top stitch, twin needlework, quilting etc.
? Maintain good housekeeping, with a

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