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Vanguard Furniture HR Department
109 Simpson Street
Conover, NC 28613

Current Opportunities:

Conover, NC location:

Will Train No Experience Required:
Upholsterers
Trimmers
Sewers

 We are training in all areas of manufacturing, no experience required. Candidate must be quality minded and able to work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay is an entry level with the ability to receive increases as skill level advances. Excellent benefits package.

 

Automated Cutter (night shift)
Prefer candidate with Gerber experience. 

CAD Engineer
Upholstery design engineer is responsible for engineering CAD drawings on residential seating and casegoods.  Must be proficient in Solid Works and Auto CAD.  Candidate must be self-motivated with good organizational skills.  Lean manufacturing experience is a plus.

Finishing Supervisor 
This position is responsible for supervising, coaching and coordinating activities for employees engaged in upholstery sanding and finishing processes including:  spraying lacquer, sealer, stains, paints, glazes, and all handwork including, dry brushing, burnishing, cow tailing, silver and gold leafing on residential furniture frames. Must be knowledgeable in wood products and finishing. Must have exceptional communication skills to provide assistance and support to create an environment that fosters motivation and development.  

Lead –Upholstery Finishing 
The lead position assists the supervisor to ensure employees understand company standards. Keeps up with inventory supplies and reorders when necessary. Works the off-schedule report and rush orders to ensure product continues to move. Provides support in moving off schedule through the plant. Assists with training of employees. Oversees department in supervisor’s absence. May perform administrative duties as determined by coach. Knowledgeable in every aspect of the departments work processes for scheduling and providing training to others. Must be knowledgeable in furniture manufacturing/Finishing with ability to train new employees as directed by supervisor.

CDL Driver

  • Position is for a local driver with Class A CDLs. Prefer experience.

Non-CDL Staright Truck Driver

Cushion Filler

  • Fills cushion cover with cushion fill and regulates to quality standards.

 Casegoods Openings

  • Utility/Pack 
    Rub & Pack 
    Prep 
    Glaze 
    Sprayer

Pattern Maker-Product Development

  • Product development experience required. Prefer 5 years pattern making experience for full flow pattern matching. Frame design experience preferred.

Upholsterer

  • Must have at least 3 years experience upholstering high end furniture. Looking for someone who is detail oriented and quality minded. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay does depend on experience. Excellent benefits package.

Trimmer

  • Must have at least 3 years experience with trimming for high end furniture. Looking for someone who is quality minded and can work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay does depend on experience. Excellent benefits package. 

Full Finisher/Spray Operator

  •  Must have experience in staining and paint spraying.

Leather Sewer

  •  Operate or tend sewing machines to join, reinforce, decorate, or perform related sewing operations in the manufacture of garment or non-garment products.

QC Inspector

  • Inspect imported goods, white goods, finished goods. 
  • Fill out QC report and vendor charge backs
  • Finished goods white glove inspection (includes outside vendors)
  • Research parts and retrieve parts for parts orders

Spring-up Assembler

  • Assembles and fastens coil springs in wood frame.

 Hillsville, VA location:

Apply in person @ the Virginia Employment Commission located @ 963 East Stuart Drive, Galax, VA 24333.

Will Train No Experience Required:
Upholsterers
Trimmers
Sewers
Frame Builder/Assemblers
8 Way Hand Tiers/Spring Up

 We are training in all areas of manufacturing, no experience required. Candidate must be quality minded and able to work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay is an entry level with the ability to receive increases as skill level advances. Excellent benefits package.



Experienced Workers 

Upholsterer
Must have at least 3 years experience upholstering high end furniture. Looking for someone who is detail oriented and quality minded. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay does depend on experience. Excellent benefits package.
 

Trimmer
Must have at least 3 years experience with trimming for high end furniture. Looking for someone who is quality minded and can work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay does depend on experience. Excellent benefits package.

Sewers
Must have at least 3 years experience with sewing with upholstery furniture. Must be quality minded. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay depends on experience. Excellent benefits package.

Frame Builder/Assembler
Must have frame building experience. Assembles precut wood parts. Attaches bun feet, legs and bases to knocked-up frame. Transport frames. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay depends on experience. Excellent benefits package.

8 Way Hand Tier/Spring Up

  Must have 3-5 years experience with 8 way tie. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. Starting pay depends on experience. Excellent benefits package.