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Upholster 2

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Hickory
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

HBF, an industry leader in workplace furnishings and a top brand in the HNI Corporation enterprise, is in search of an Upholsterer 2 to join our team in Hickory, NC! 

Primary Purpose: In a safe manner, play an important part in assembling complex upholstery components to complete all upholstered product for Hickory Seating.

Some of the essential aspects of the position include:

  • Read ticket to very style, components.
  • Use pneumatic equipment to assembler chair frame parts.
  • Apply black bottom and assemble legs using impact tools.
  • Sets up, adjust, and operate all equipment related to the upholstering of chairs change drill settings.
  • Apply bolts to applicable styles, torque to required tolerances.
  • Cut holes for black bottom and apply hardware.
  • Lift base on to chair and attach.
  • Assemble upholstered parts to complete a finished unit.
  • Change over all equipment between styles.
  • Apply tags and law labels in proper location for each style.
  • Check finished product and adjust all non-standard and variable settings to ensure close tolerances and consistently high quality.
  • Perform other work within or outside the area as needed and as assigned by supervisor or lead.
  • Maintain consistently high quality and quantity performance standards.   
  • Keeps work area clean and in an orderly manner.      
  • Drive quality standards and safety culture and compliance through policy, process, and action

What it takes:

  • 1+ years’ experience in furniture seating manufacturing.
  • Excellent eye/hand coordination
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to lift various size chair frames, pull fabric tight by hand.
  • Ability to work in a factory environment that may incur temperature fluctuations averaging around 50 degrees in the winter and 100+ degrees in the summer months and where dust fumes and noise are commonplace.
  • Ability to work up to 10-hour days as the schedule dictates.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work safely around machinery.

 We look forward to hearing from you! 


Why HNI Corporation?

HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments.  The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands.  The residential building products segment is the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, which include a full array of gas, electric, wood, and pellet-burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings, and accessories. 

As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been ranked by Industry Week magazine as one of the “Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World”, by Fortune magazine as “The Most Admired Company” in the furniture industry; and named by Chief Executive Magazine as one of the world’s best companies for leadership development.

HBF is a leader in beautifully designed, exquisitely crafted and exceptionally constructed products. These products represent the finest in contemporary design, reflecting the essence of current culture while evoking a timeless, transcendent appeal. To realize this vision, HBF works with luminaries in the visual arts....those whose expansive talents are woven into a tapestry of uncommon design. These rare and gifted individuals delight in collaboration with HBF, as our singular capabilities bring their creations to life. And so entwined, our products inspire. 

We invite you to visit us at www.HNICorp.com for the best visual overview of our organization.

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Keywords: HNI Corporation, Hickory , Upholster 2, Other , Hickory, North Carolina

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