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Vanguard Furniture HR Department
109 Simpson Street
Conover, NC 28613

Current Opportunities:

Conover, NC location:

Kaizen Facilitator (2 positions):

Support the Continuous Improvement initiatives through technical expertise, use of problem solving techniques and quality systems analysis. Facilitate Kaizen Events to drive improvement to processes, reduce waste and eliminate errors to ensure sustainability and effectiveness against company/quality standards and profitability.  Must be familiar with use of LEAN tools (DMAIC, Visual Management, 6S, 8-Wastes, fishbone, etc). Green belt preferred. Min 2-5 years of leading improvement projects and boots-on-the ground working knowledge of LEAN. Must be able to build relationships, credibility and influence. Intermediate to advance knowledge of statistics required.  Must have basic understanding of business processes.  Knowledgeable of ISO 9001 or TS 16949 requirements highly desired with previous audit experience.  Excellent verbal and written skills required.  Advance computer skills required. (Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint).

Upholstery Trainer:

5 + years of high end upholstery experience.  Must be team oriented and have excellent attendance, quality, and work record.  Must posses willingness to learn and a high level of cooperation.

Training Line:

Now taking applications training for upholsterers, trimmers and upholstery sewers.

Maintenance Operator:

Perform routine or extensive work in the repair and general maintenance of machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment. Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler making; insulating; welding; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.

Pattern Maker-Product Development

Product development experience required.  Prefer 5 years pattern making experience for full flow pattern matching.  Frame deign 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.  

Sewers-Leather, Pillow & Flatwork

Successful candidate will possess 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.

 Machine Room Operators

Well-rounded machine experience including but not limited to:  cut off, drill press, lathe, shaper, router, sander, planer, boring, wood nailer, sawyer, rip saw, knot saw (except CNC Operators).

Full Finisher/Spray Operator

Must have experience in staining and paint spraying.

MINI SHIFTS:

Machine Room Mini-Shift:  hours flexible Monday-Friday 3 PM-8 PM, 4 PM-9 PM, 5 PM-10 PM.  Positions needed are:

Machine Room Specialist (Set-Up experience required):  Band saw, Carolina Boring, Drill Press, Mitre Saw, Rip Saw, Hand Shaper.

Machine Operator (Woodworking experience required): Band saw, Carolina Boring, Drill Press, Mitre Saw, Rip Saw, Hand Shaper.

Upholstery Mini-Shift:  Hours flexible Monday-Friday 4 PM-8 PM and Saturday 6:30 AM-2:30 PM.  Positions needed are:

Upholsterers: 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.

Trimmers:  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.

Hillsville, VA location:

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

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.