Workshop Foreman (Carpentry & Upholstery)

FORM is a leading furniture business, well established in the retail and contract sector.

The foreman will take command of a workshop that has been producing bespoke beds and mattresses since 1947. The workshop also works with designers and architects on one-off contract upholstery jobs mainly for offices, restaurants, and hotels.

The post calls for a person with hands-on experience in the upholstery trade and knowledge of associated carpentry works.

The selected candidate would be, among other duties, involved in:

  • Planning and allocating work and supervision of the workforce
  • Technical communication with the salespersons as well as with the experienced craftsmen.
  • Ensuring that the work is carried out to the agreed spec and standard
  • Keeping control of all components required to ensure re-ordering just in time as well as recording orders and components drawn from the company’s stores
  • Ensuring that all tools and equipment are properly used and maintained and safety standards throughout the workshop are meticulously met.
  • Join our craftsmen on the job when possible and as necessary as well as provide all assistance that may be required.

This post calls for a mature person with experience and responsibility.

The foreman will report directly to the directors, and the salary is commensurate with experience and expertise.

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