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Upholsterer, Manufacturing

Position overview

Reporting to the Lead Hand, Upholstery at our Scarborough location this role is responsible for measuring, cutting and installing vinyl onto required products.

We’re looking for a candidate who is resourceful, is able to meet deadlines and work with others under supervision in a team environment.

Major responsibilities

  • Measure and cut material using templates
  • Fit, install, and secure material on frames using staple gun
  • Keeping up-to-date with new materials or methods used in the repair work
  • Inspect equipment and material to identify the cause of errors, problems, or other defects
  • Wearing all designated personal protective equipment at all times, when required
  • Any other duties assigned or required

Skills and qualifications

  • 2-5 years’ experience in upholstering equipment and/ or furniture using different types of vinyl
  • Best practices/ good knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods
  • High school graduate
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Articulate – Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Best practices/ good knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods
  • Able to carry material to and from equipment up to 50 lbs
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Please note

  • At the present time, we will only consider those applicants who are legally authorized to work in Canada
  • A complete job description will be provided upon request

Merrithew is committed to providing accessible employment practices that comply with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment and selection process, please indicate so by notifying Human Resources.


About Merrithew

Merrithew, Leaders in Mindful Movement, was co-founded by Lindsay and Moira Merrithew in 1988. For over 30 years they have been dedicated to enriching the lives of others by providing responsible exercise modalities and innovative fitness brands across the globe. Merrithew’s premier Pilates brand, STOTT PILATES®, delivers best-in class Pilates education and media to everyone from avid exercisers, elite athletes, and pre/post-natal clients, to rehab and fitness professionals, and is used by studios worldwide.

Other high-end Merrithew fitness brands include ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training and Halo® Training. Merrithew has trained over 60,000 students in over 135 countries. Merrithew’s Media Division (MMD) produces print and video-based content for professional and consumer markets.