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Upholsterer/Assembler 

About the Organization - Are you looking for a company that values its people?

- Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your career at a fast paced and employee focused environment?

- Does the idea of having a new challenge every day excite you?

Grand Rapids Chair Company, a family owned Company for 20+ years dedicated to creating high-quality chairs and tables for commercial dining spaces. Our cool products can be found in the hottest fast-casual chains or a bustling university café.

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. We were even named one of Grand Rapids' Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. Just like our customers, we want our employees to SIT HAPPY, too. Visit our website at www.grandrapidschair.com for more details.  
Description
  • Starting at $15.50-$17/hour depending on experience. Paid Weekly.  PAY INCREASE after 90 days!
     
  • Direct Hire  |  FIRST SHIFT - Hours are typically 6AM-2:30PM or 5AM-3:30PM and can vary each week. Must be willing to work overtime on Saturdays as needed.
     
  • Full-Time and/or Part-Time positions, your choice!
     
  • 13 days of paid time off after 90 days + 10 paid holidays!
     
  • Able to listen to your own music while at work!

SUMMARY:
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/GED or equivalent preferred. 
  • 6 months experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred; 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. If not, we are also able to teach these skills.
 
Shift First  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-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.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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