Automotive and Marine Upholsterer

Automotive and Marine Upholsterer

Job Title: Automotive and Marine Upholsterer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Drury, New Zealand
Salary: Build a long term career
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH537_1525827500
Contact Name: One World Resourcing
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 09, 2018 12:58

Job Description

Our client has operated in the Auto and Marine Upholstery business for 35 years and is known for impeccable workmanship and processional service with a quick turnaround time.

They are looking for a full time Upholsterer to join the team and you can expect a long term career with a reputable company and competitive package.

Do you process the following professional traits?

  • Able to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Well organised and have high attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate confidently with clients
  • Excellent work ethic and positive attitude

If you answered YES, keep reading!

The job of Auto and Marine Upholsterer includes working on the following;


  • Seat repairs
  • Seat recovery
  • Carpets
  • Headlinings
  • All aspects of vehicle Upholstery


  • Squabs
  • Boat Covers
  • Overall covers
  • Road Covers
  • Canopys
  • Trailer Covers

Tasks Include

  • conferring with clients to determine materials and cost of furniture items to be made or repaired
  • making and repairing wooden frames, and removing and replacing defective springs
  • removing coverings, webbing and padding from old furniture
  • securing material, padding, springs and webbing to articles to be upholstered
  • measuring and cutting materials and covering furniture
  • seaming cushions and joining sections of covering material
  • attaching ornamental trims, braids and buttons
  • padding and covering spring units to upholster mattresses
  • may finish wooden surfaces on furniture
  • may remove stains from fabric

Successful candidates will have at least 3 years' experience.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


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