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Upholstery Technician

Job Opening: Upholstery Technician

Are you an experienced sewist, seamstress, or upholsterer looking for a fulfilling career in the fitness equipment manufacturing industry? Legend Fitness is looking for a full time Upholstery Technician in our Knoxville, Tennessee headquarters.

As a Legend Fitness Upholstery Technician you will be expected to:

  • Operate hand-sewing equipment, commercial sewing machine, nail guns, hobnail and tack-hammer, hot-knife cutters and other similar equipment.
  • Use power and hand tools to apply and install batting, foam, and poly-filler.
  • Cut vinyl upholstery fabric according to patterns, to fit wood backboards in the assembly of hand-crafted equipment pads, seats, etc.
  • Attach finishes, including trim and other decorative accessories, to complete orders according to specifications.
  • Read work orders and maintain data for production schedule status.
  • Inspect wood frames and boards for defects and make repairs as needed, prior to upholstery application and other finish work
  • Determine fabric inventory and report requirements to Production Buyer; provide status updates about fabric availability to Plant Manager.

Experience, education, and background desired for this position:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) is preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum one year of sewing experience required.
  • College degree or diploma is not required for this position.
  • This is a good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or have been out of the workforce for the past six months or more.
  • Open to those who may need a “Fair Chance” in terms of background checks.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Pay and scheduling details:

  • The Upholstery Technician position is a full time position.
  • Compensation offered is $10 to $14 per hour, paid bi-weekly.
  • Shifts are 8 to 10 hours long Monday through Friday.
  • Overtime and weekend work may be available.
  • First shift (6:00AM to 3:00PM) and second shift (2:00PM to 10PM) openings are available.

Compensation and benefits offered by Legend Fitness include:

  • Additional training for this role will be provided.
  • Competitive wage rate.
  • Overtime eligible.
  • Excellent health benefits package, including dental and vision insurance.
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and public holidays.
  • 401K offered (with matching) after one year of continuous employment.
  • Waiting period may apply for some benefits.
  • Only full time employees are eligible for benefits.

Location details are:

  • This position is open to anyone who meets the qualifications in Knoxville, Tennessee and the surrounding areas.
  • Remote work is not available for this position.

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