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About the Organization Grand Rapids Chair family-owned, passionate, and growing quickly. As one of America's leading providers of chairs and tables for commercial and noncommercial dining spaces, you'll find our products in multi-unit restaurants, like Wendy'sŪ and Applebee'sŪ, or in hotel, office, and university cafeterias all across North America.

At Grand Rapids Chair Company, we know that our employees have lives that extend beyond our four walls; so, we provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and opportunities to continuously learn and grow professionally and personally.

Be sure to visit our website at for more details.  

Under direct supervision, this position performs any of a variety of functions including Assembly, Grinding, Sanding and Simple Upholstery with the goal of manufacturing a quality part according to Work Order specifications while meeting quality and production standards.  Specific duties vary depending on assigned department.  This position flexes in relation to the production demand.

  • Unracks the chair line and inspects chairs for flaws.

  • Assembles chair parts according to work orders (i.e. attaching wood or upholstered seats and backs, adding feet to the chair).

  • Packs each order accurately and on time according to work order specifications.

  • Using hand and/or power tools, grinds, sands, cleans, and/or polishes chair frames to correct defects or to prepare surfaces for finishing operation.

  • Using chisels, scrapers and/or hand-held grinders, trims, scrapes or deburrs parts.

  • Sands all parts and wood chairs for daily work orders.

  • Cuts wood parts to pattern as specified in work orders.

  • Attaches upholstery to chair seats or backs using staples.

  • Glues foam to wooden seats.

  • Cuts vinyl to specification on work order.

  • Assists with material handling of assemblies and finished goods.

  • Performs quality checks according to quality standards.

  • Performs basic functions on the ERP computer system (clocking in and out, work order maintenance)

  • Keeps work area neat and clean according to company standards.

  • Works safely and follows all company rules and procedures.

Position Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.  Minimum 6 months experience working in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Functional working knowledge of general hand tools such as D8 sanders, routers, belt sanders, drills, staple guns, glue guns and others.

Functional computer knowledge required such that one can log times and make simple transactions in the ERP system.

Shift First  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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