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Upholstery Workshop Manager

Posted 2 March by Taylor Green Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

We are recruiting for a Workshop Manager for a leading Upholstery Company based in Farnborough, Surrey.


Helping to manage the workflow of the team

Assisting with looking after projects right through the production process to help ensure customers receive their furniture on the agreed delivery date, to the correct specification and meeting the highest quality standards


  • Have hands-on experience in sewing, cutting, stapling and template-making·Have a technical eye for detail
  • Be able to lead and motivate the team to perform well
  • Be energetic and dynamic
  • Have excellent people management and leadership skills to manage a team of craft workers including upholsterers and machinists
  • Have man-management skills for a multi-cultural workforce·Have good reporting and communication skills
  • Attend regular meetings
  • Ensure the highest quality control standards are maintained
  • Understand Health and Safety requirements
  • Assist in updating Risk Assessments
  • Keep management updated on stock levels and production
  • Maintain workshop equipment (where qualified) and alert management to any issues with faulty equipment
  • Oversee other employees, ensuring their understanding of daily duties and their quality of work
  • Answer any questions relating to their work
  • The ability to take accurate measurements and work out amounts of materials
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work without supervision
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Work on-site when needed

Salary £25,000 - £35,000 DOE plus additional overtime

PLEASE NOTE: Only applications which meet the job requirements will be contacted.

Reference: 32317265

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