Upholsterer Resume Samples

Working typically in industries and small business units, the Upholsterer will undertake the task of working with the interiors of automotive vehicles, household furniture, and airplanes. The job description also entails working with a variety of fabrics and materials and repairing upholstery. A well-drafted Upholsterer Resume denotes the following duties – using power and hand tools to apply and install the wooden framework in the assembly of hand-crafted furniture; attaching finishes and decorative accessories; measuring and cutting fabric; inspecting wooden framework for defects and repairs, and placing orders if inventory runs out of stock.

Job skills and abilities commonly expected on resume include the following – the ability to stand and work for a long time, attention to details, knowledge of different types of fabrics; inventory management skills; and familiarity in using all types of tools and equipment. While a high school diploma is considered mandatory, additional education will be useful.

Upholsterer Resume example

Upholsterer III Resume

Summary : A hardworking individual who has experience of picking, selecting, paletizing and storing goods in a warehouse. Have a strong background in Warehouse Operations, upholstery and operating related transportation equipment.

Skills : Customer Service, Upholstery, Cashier, Answering Phones, Inspection.

Description :

    1. Attached bindings or apply solutions to edges of cut material to prevent raveling; Attach fasteners, grommets, buttons, buckles, ornamental trim.
    2. Built furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, and/or foam padding to form smooth rounded surfaces; Fit, install, and secure materials on frames.
    3. Examined furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.
    4. Read work orders, and apply knowledge and experience with materials in order to determine types and amounts of materials.
    5. Outstood customer service skills and phone etiquette; Detail-oriented and excellent analytical skills.
    6. Enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn new things quickly and with positive attitude Visualization skills, manual and finger dexterity.
    7. Cut and sew vinyl and travel to offices and install upholstery.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Upholsterer/Representative Resume

Summary : Applying for a position at company. Based on the posted description, confident that fully qualified for the position and will be a strong addition to team. Appreciate a job interview at earliest convenience.

Skills : MS Office, Ms Excel, Management, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Pulled orders used measuring device to measure & cut vinyl material used an industrial saw to cut foam used industrial air.
    2. Assembled the equipment organized shelves of equipment according to orders swept the area to maintain a clean work environment 
    3. Loaded and unloaded inventory follow OSHA regulations trained new upholstery workers Accomplishments.
    4. Repositioned and upholstered furniture while maintaining good customer service.
    5. Responsible for assembling footstools and chairs from the various departments which included, cushion fill, material handler, upholstery.
    6. Worked with a pressured staple gun and box cutter knife started from the bottom and could build most of the pieces.
    7. Cut and reapplying vinyl to chairs a day took a lot of time and it is repeating the same task.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Upholsterer Resume

Summary : Upholsterer is responsible for the design and installation of upholstery. This includes fabric selection and cutting, working closely with the buyer to define the look of the product, choosing fabric colors, patterns, and colors, and setting up production schedules.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Shipping And Receiving.

Description :

    1. Fitted, installed, and secured material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, or staples Measure and cut new covering materials.
    2. Built furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, or foam padding to form smooth rounded surfaces.
    3. Created custom upholstered furniture, using hand tools and knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods.
    4. Read work orders, and apply knowledge and experience with materials to determine types and amounts of materials required to cover workpieces.
    5. Monitored machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching breaks in thread, or machine malfunctions.
    6. Positioned items under needles, using marks on machines, clamps, templates, or cloth as guides.
    7. Guided garments or garment parts under machine needles and presser feet to sew parts together.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Upholsterer II Resume

Headline : Profoundly creative, skillful and reliable Upholsterer with experience making, repairing, and replacing upholstery for household furniture and transportation vehicles, using knowledge of fabrics and methods of upholstery.

Skills : Plumbing, Carpentry, Airguns, Welding, Power tools.

Description :

    1. Measured and cut new covering material, using patterns and measuring and cutting instruments.
    2. Operated sewing machine to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.
    3. Fitted, installed, and secured material on a workpiece, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples.
    4. Adjusted or replace webbing, padding, and springs and secure them in place.
    5. Attached bindings or apply solutions to edges of cut material to prevent raveling. Sew rips or tears in material, or create tufting, using needle and thread.
    6. Read order and apply knowledge and experience with materials to determine the type and amount of material required to cover the workpiece.
    7. Drew cutting lines on material following patterns, templates, sketches, or blueprints, using chalk, pencil, paint, or other methods.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Upholsterer/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Experience in a manufacturing setting producing marine upholstery and high end outdoor furniture. Ability to work in high pressure setting under strict deadlines while maintaining a high standard of quality.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Time Management Skills, Management Experience.

Description :

    1. Detail-oriented especially when cutting fabrics and be almost perfectionist to deliver quality work.
    2. Able to keep the small business for 6 years now. At least at first do a lot of prospecting and learn some marketing.
    3. Custom residential re-upholstery and anything that goes with running upholstery bus (cutting sewing etc.).
    4. Responsible for assembling footstools and chairs from the various departments which included, cushion fill, material handler, upholstery.
    5. Bottom and could build most of the pieces.
    6. Read blueprints, staple gun, nail gun, tape gun, training, and supervising.
    7. Forklifted license and was able to train and supervise brothers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Business Administration

Upholsterer/Technician Resume

Headline : Accomplished and energetic individual with a solid history of achievement in Upholstry. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities.

Skills : Sewing, Remaking patterns, Upholstery.

Description :

    1. Built furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton felt, and/or foam padding to form smooth rounded surfaces.
    2. Examined furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.
    3. Drew cutting lines on material following patterns, templates, sketches, or blueprints, using chalk, pencils, paint, or other methods.
    4. Created custom upholstered furniture, using hand tools and knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods.
    5. Measured and cut new covering materials, using patterns and measuring and cutting instruments, following sketches and design specifications.
    6. Discussed upholstery fabrics, colors, and styles with customers, and provide cost estimates.
    7. Repaired furniture frames and refinishes exposed wood. Greeted the clients worked with them from picking fabric, designing, from start to finish.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Upholsterer/Analyst Resume

Summary : Construction health and safety certification as well as two ASE student certifications in brakes and maintenance and light repair.

Skills : Widely varied upholstery experience, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Fitted, installed, and secured material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples.
    2. Built furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, or foam padding to form smooth rounded surfaces.
    3. Examined furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.
    4. Attached fasteners, grommets, buttons, buckles, ornamental trim, and other accessories to covers or frames, using hand tools.
    5. Removed the covering, webbing, padding, or defective springs from workpieces, using hand tools such as hammers and tack pullers.
    6. Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
    7. Mounted materials or workpieces onto production equipment. Read blueprints, schedules, and made sure quota was made.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Upholsterer Resume

Summary : Enhance proven leadership/communication skills in a team environment, capable of leading in the highest standards of safety. Ability to convey ideas clearly while displaying determination.

Skills : CPR Certified, Osha.

Description :

    1. Measured and cut new covering material, using patterns and measuring and cutting instruments.
    2. Secured material on workpieces, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples.
    3. Read order and apply knowledge and experience with materials to determine the type and amount of material required to cover workpieces.
    4. Attached fasteners, grommets, buckles ornamental trim, and other accessories to cover workpieces.
    5. Maintained records of the time required to perform each job. Examined upholstered pieces to locate defects.
    6. Refinished wood surfaces on upholstered or reupholstered furniture.
    7. State upholstery and forklift license and was able to train and supervise brothers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Mass Communications

Associate Upholsterer Resume

Summary : Motivated, laborer with strong desire for success and advancement. Works consistently whether solitary or with a team. Able to learn new technologies without extensive training.

Skills : Technical Skills, MS-Office.

Description :

    1. Owner-operator full custom interior shop and leather repair service. Auto, Aviation, Contract, and Marine upholstery repairs.
    2. Cut shape and form foam, fiberglass, and wood sections and build and paint frames to customer's specifications.
    3. Experienced in the upholstering field. Worked on custom auto, marine, and corporate jet interiors.
    4. Contracted work for Dent Wizard, Interiors In Flight Takata, Carmax, and Ritchie Bros.
    5. Upholstered inside sections of chairs and sofas, utilizing knowledge of upholstery materials and methods.
    6. Construction Designed and constructed a custom commercial restaurant and residential upholstery Design and installation.
    7. Stapled, hammered, some furniture refinishing. Upholster and Maintained of forklift hydraulics.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Asst. Upholsterer Resume

Summary : Pursuing a career where will be able to utilize life experiences as well as interpersonal skills to not only allow to grow personally and professionally, but to firmly contribute towards the achievement of the mission.

Skills : Typing, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Stretched skins onto foamed boards to specific boats. many different pieces learned all of them.
    2. Learned all the pieces to all the boats, learned to foam and QC work as well as the sewers and foamer.
    3. Ordered to get good you can't get frustrated and give up. Learned to have a keen eye for imperfections in the material.
    4. Learned how to install most parts into the boat and to troubleshoot any problems with the install process.
    5. General upholstery, custom orders, and carpentry associated with boat renovations. Required great attention to detail.
    6. Screw on reclining units on the bottom of furniture pieces and place black bottom using staple gun.
    7. Stapled fabric to the outside of chairs.  Making sure there are no wrinkles or flaws in the fabric.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Upholsterer Resume

Summary : Skilled manufacturer with strong background in assembly. Quickly masters new processes, technologies and machinery. Willing to learn new skills and works well with others.

Skills : Upholstry skills, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Set up and performed hand and automatic assembly operations on components, sub-assemblies, and assemblies.
    2. Assembled components with hand and power tools.
    3. Assessed work for errors or compliance issues and made corrections and modifications when necessary.
    4. Cleaned and finished sub-assemblies or assemblies using hand or power tools.
    5. Performed and submitted the first piece for inspection. Assembling the back and chassis to the base of the chair.
    6. Proposed process improvements to increase quality and efficiency.
    7. Lubricated and wiped machines, tools, and work to maintain safety and cleanliness.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED