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Upholstery Prepper

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Your new role

Location: Lincoln House Factory, Alfreton, DE55 4QQ

Hours: Full Time. 39 hours per week.

Shifts: This role will operate on our afternoon shift - Monday to Thursday - 2.00pm to 12.20am

Salary: You will be paid an initial training rate until you are up to speed, you will then be paid piecework (so you will be rewarded for the more you make)

What you'll be doing

We're looking for an Upholstery Prepper to join our fast paced Manufacturing team at our Lincoln House site on a permanent basis. 

An Upholstery Prepper is a key role in our furniture production process. The Upholstery Prepper role is fasted paced and will require the ability to multi task but is an ideal role to progress to full Upholstery roles. You will need to collect components from different areas of the factory and ensure that everything is ready to be upholstered through our process.

Previous Upholstery experience is desirable but not essential if you have experience of working on assembly production processes.

The role is for you if...

This role really suits people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and are capable of a lot of manual handling and heavy lifting. Ideally you will also be comfortable working with their hands with multiple materials and tools.

About DFS

It takes a whole lot of passion to be at the centre of what makes a house feel like home — and that’s just what we do at DFS. We’re the leading sofa retail specialist in the UK, helping people find a comfy seat on their great quality sofas since 1969. 

We're a market leader in the UK because of one thing: our people. Our people made us who we are and will drive us into our ambitious future, together. We offer incredible opportunities to get stuck into fun and meaningful work as well as learn new skills — so you can really ‘find your thing’. 

DFS Benefits

We want you to really feel at home at DFS, with the support you need to do your best work, as well as a range of great benefits:

  • A huge 30% colleague discount, plus 15% friends & family discount across our Group (DFS, Sofology, Dwell)
  • Holiday allowance – the time you need to rest and relax (and the longer you’re with us, the more time you’ll get!) 
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave to give you the time you need to settle in with your new family member
  • Access to a range of high street & online discounts from: Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Currys PC World, IKEA, John Lewis and more. 
  • Discounted Gym and Cinema memberships to help you unwind
  • Progression and Development opportunities to grow your skills
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Group Sharesave Scheme
  • Life Assurance & Company Sick Pay

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