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Manufacturing Operative - Upholstery

Southend-on-sea, Essex
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Permanent: Manufacturing Operative - Upholstery

Location: Southend-On-Sea

Hours of work: Mon - Thurs: 8:00 - 17:00 (30 mins lunch)

Fri: 8:00 - 13:00

Salary: £24,336

Job Purpose:

To carry out various manufacturing functions within the Upholstery Manufacturing cell.

  • To cut parts into complete kits referencing drawings, templates, work instructions and/or samples,
  • To shape foam using cutting tools,
  • To use various adhesives, bonding a variety of parts to create built up product and finished parts (applied by spatula, brush and spray gun),
  • To work with a selection of small hand tools, including scissors and knives,
  • To cover build up parts with various materials, including cloth and leather,
  • To dress sewn covers to assembly cushions,
  • To work within guidelines / instructions to ensure traceability is maintained,
  • To ensure quality of product is always to the highest standard,
  • To carry out any reworks deemed necessary by Management, Supervision or Inspection,
  • To keep any machinery / tools in a clean and regularly oiled condition and report any faults to the Supervisor,
  • To carry out duties in a proper and efficient manner, act wholeheartedly in the interest of the Company at all times and to comply with the Company Rules and Regulations,
  • Responsible for ensuring that a high standard of housekeeping is maintained,
  • To help create and maintain a safe working environment and observe the published Health and Safety procedures,
  • To carry out any other tasks where reasonable and relevant, when required.


  • 1 years' experience of working in a Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to use small hand tools, including scissors and knives
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • GCSE English and Maths (or equivalent) at grade C or above


  • 1 years' experience working in Upholstery
  • Experience of foam building/shaping
  • Ability to read drawings

Closing date is 27th August 2022

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  • Job Reference: 663287022-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
    Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
  • Location: Southend-on-sea, Essex
  • Salary: £24,336
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent