Production - Upholsterer W04UP

WH Upholstery - Cairo Plants, 611 20Th Street Se, Cairo , Georgia, United States of America Req #36892
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
With almost 50 years of experience, Woodhaven Furniture bridges together the age-old tradition of handcrafted home furnishings with products that are manufactured using modern, state-of-the-art technology, such as 3D modeling. Started in 1971 as MacTavish Furniture Industries, Woodhaven is built on a foundation of excellence, customer focus, quality products and services. Personally and professionally, we hold ourselves to high standards and an unwavering commitment to do what is right; treating every individual with respect, compassion and integrity. We are highly invested in the communities we serve through our community outreach programs, donating time, products and services locally and nationally.

Job purpose


As a member of the upholstery production department, the Upholsterer is primarily responsible for preparing, padding, covering, trimming and/or renovating frames for upholstery, including indoor furnishings.


Key Responsibilities


  • Participates in and demonstrates an understanding of safety principles and practices; follows all safety policies and procedures to support a safe working environment and grow our “Safety First Culture”
  • Prepare frames for upholstery using a variety of materials including webbing, padding, and foam
  • Work with fabric and leather to upholster frames with the use of welts, nails, adhesives, and other materials and hand tools including air compressed staple gun
  • Understand drawings, sketches, and work
  • Inspect upholstered articles to verify conformance to customer's order and company quality or workmanship standards
  • Follow all safety policies, procedures and guidelines, including proper use of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations
  • Perform related duties as required or assigned by supervision

Skills and Knowledge


Qualifications include:

  • Understand and follow basic verbal and written instructions
  • Effectively communicate information and respond to questions from various levels within the organization
  • Possess basic mathematical skills: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Perform basic visual quality inspections on products
  • Maintain the production pace of other team members
  • Utilize power tools and various equipment as needed to perform duties

Education and Experience


  • Highschool or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Upholstery: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Manufacturing: 2 year (preferred) 

Work Environment


  • Regular attendance is an essential function of the job
  • Performing duties outside the normally scheduled work hours occasionally occurs and is required
  • Due to the open environment of the warehouse, must be able to work in various weather and temperature conditions to include extreme heat, humidity and cold
  • The noise level that is typical for this work environment can be loud 

Physical requirements


  • May be required to stand for long periods of time
  • May involve some repetitive motions
  • Utilize power tools and various equipment as needed to perform duties
  • Manual and physical dexterity needed to perform duties of the position
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Maintain the production pace of the other team members
  • Will engage in frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling of furniture 

Direct reports





The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by team members assigned to this classification.  The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by team members assigned to this classification.

Team members enjoy access to career training and advancement opportunities, and are rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes: 

  • Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Team Member purchase discounts

About Woodhaven
As a potential Woodhaven team member, you will share our purpose and passion for making a real difference in the lives of others and the rewards that come from creating strong personal connections for life. You will be a contributing team member in an environment that embraces challenge and has a strong drive to achieve. We like to set the bar high, roll up our sleeves and work together to out-perform the competition. You will have an opportunity to work for a company that prides itself on recognizing and rewarding top performers.

Woodhaven is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, celebrates our team members’ differences, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, pregnancy, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, military duty, gender expression, genetic information, or any other protected class.

Woodhaven is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Job Family WV
  • Job Function Woodhaven
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • WH Upholstery - Cairo Plants, 611 20Th Street Se, Cairo , Georgia, United States of America