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. Attach bindings or apply solutions to edges of cut material to prevent raveling; Attach fasteners, grommets, buttons, buckles, ornamental trim.
    2. Build 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. Examine 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. Outstanding 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. Assemble the equipment organized shelves of equipment according to orders swept the area to maintain a clean work environment 
    3. Loading and unloading 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. Cutting 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 : Looking for a full time position in an environment that offers a greater challenge, increased benefits for family, and the opportunity to help the company advance efficiently and productively.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Shipping And Receiving.

Description :

    1. Fit, install, and secure material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, or staples Measure and cut new covering materials.
    2. Build furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, or foam padding to form smooth, rounded surfaces.
    3. Create 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. Monitor machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching breaks in thread, or machine malfunctions.
    6. Position items under needles, using marks on machines, clamps, templates, or cloth as guides.
    7. Guide 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. Upholsterer Commercial and residential upholstery Measure and cut new covering material, using patterns and measuring and cutting instruments.
    2. Operate sewing machine to seam cushions and join various sections of covering material.
    3. Fit, install, and secure material on a workpiece, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples.
    4. Adjust or replace webbing, padding, and springs and secure them in place.
    5. Attach binding 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. Draw 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. Custom residential re-upholstery. Must be 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. Started from the bottom and could build most of the pieces.
    6. Reading blueprints, staple gun, nail gun, tape gun, training and supervising.
    7. State upholstery and forklift 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. Build furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton felt, and/or foam padding to form smooth rounded surfaces.
    2. Examine furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.
    3. Draw cutting lines on material following patterns, templates, sketches, or blueprints, using chalk, pencils, paint, or other methods.
    4. Create custom upholstered furniture, using hand tools and knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods.
    5. Measure and cut new covering materials, using patterns and measuring and cutting instruments, following sketches and design specifications.
    6. Discuss upholstery fabrics, colors, and styles with customers, and provide cost estimates.
    7. Repair 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. Fit, install, and secure material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples.
    2. Build furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, or foam padding to form smooth, rounded surfaces.
    3. Examine furniture frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.
    4. Attach fasteners, grommets, buttons, buckles, ornamental trim, and other accessories to covers or frames, using hand tools.
    5. Remove 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. Mount 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. Upholsterer Measured and cut new covering material, using patterns and measuring and cutting instruments.
    2. Fit, install, and secure 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. Attach 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. Refinish 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. Experience in the upholstering field. Worked on custom auto, marine, and corporate jet interiors.
    4. Contract 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 Design and construct a custom commercial restaurant and residential upholstery Design and installation.
    7. Stapling, hammering, 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. Stretch 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. Order 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. The main job responsibility is to screw on reclining units on the bottom of furniture pieces and place black bottom using staple gun.
    7. Stapling 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