Industrial Sewing Machinist/Upholsterer, Australia

An exciting full-time opportunity exists in Bathurst for a qualified Industrial Sewing Machinist / Upholsterer to join an Australian company
  • Join a family-oriented business
  • Competitive pay and flexible work arrangements
  • TSS work visa sponsorship available
About The Company         
Our client is a leading Australian architectural upholstery manufacturer. The business concentrates on individually designed and custom-built seating and panelling. Due to the business expansion, they are now seeking to further strengthen the existing team with an additional Upholsterer.

About The Role
The role we are looking to fill includes a lot of industrial sewing and general upholstery processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Making and repairing wooden frames, and removing and replacing defective springs
  • Manufacturing some new timber substrates and chair/stool tops
  • Removing coverings, webbing and padding from old furniture
  • Securing material, padding, springs and webbing to articles to be upholstered
  • Cutting foam and dacron padding materials
  • Working with feather/foam and feather poly filling materials
  • Operating a computerized fabric cutter
  • Overlocking and seaming cushions and manufacture of covering fabrics
  • Sewing decorative stitch designs and producing articles in fabrics, leather and vinyls
  • Attaching ornamental trims, braids and buttons
  • Cleaning, scotchgarding and sometimes removing stains from fabric

About You
To be considered for this role, you should have a certificate III in Upholstery or equivalent experience, strong communication skills, and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Certificate III in Upholstery or relevant experience in industrial sewing
  • Minimum 2 years of experience within a similar industry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team to achieve positive outcomes
  • Living in Bathurst (or willing to relocate)
  • International applicants are welcome to apply for this role; however, priorities will be given for Australian citizens or permanent residents, or New Zealand citizens.

About The Benefits

  • Be part of a growing and busy manufacturer
  • Full-time permanent position for the right candidate
  • Competitive salary package
  • Work in a safe environment
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Immediate start
  • Ongoing development and growth opportunities
  • Great Company Culture
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