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Furniture Repairer

Company: Nebraska Furniture Mart
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

At Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM), we've been hiring friends since 1937-people who share our passion for helping customers feel right at home. If you share our vision, we invite you to be one of us! People love working here! Named one of Furniture Today's Best places to work, and here a few reasons why: A FUN, stable work environment, with no layoffs in our history. A safe place to work and shop, d evelopment opportunities leading you to the career of your dreams and a culture that encourages volunteering and serving our communities.

Pay Range: $19.09 - 23.18 per hour

Job Description: Your Piece of the Puzzle

NFM's Furniture Repairer is responsible for repairing, touching up and rebuilding all furniture products. Generally working with complex repairs ensuring that the product is looking top-notch and in sellable condition for our customers.

Job Duties: A Day in the Life

  • Inspect: Examine product for defects, determine the complexity of the problem
  • Repair: Ability to remove and install covering, padding, webbing and springs as well performing glass cutting
  • Operate: Run various power tools to assist in repairs including a sewing machine to fix ornamental trim, braids and buttons
  • Finish: Match colors of stain and paint to a variety of finishes
  • Perform: Complete in-home furniture repairs; make decisions on how to handle and negotiate while in customer's homes and often times responsible for operating the repair van
  • Accuracy : Track and maintain inventory and document movement of merchandise
  • Safety: Maintain housekeeping. Keep all hazardous chemicals properly labeled and stored according to government standards Your work will directly impact our ability to help people create a lifestyle they love, for the people they love-because that's what we love.

    Qualifications: Can You Check These Boxes?
    • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
    • Technical or Trade school certificate in Furniture repair (Preferred)
    • 3-5 years of Furniture repair experience
    • 1-2 years of customer service experience
    • 1-2 years of furniture, flooring, and/or appliance, electronics products experience
    • Valid driver's license and a satisfactory driving record required for staff who drive a service van
    • Ability to lift/push/pull required weights, backscreen required
    • Ability to work night, weekend and/or early morning hours based on business needs
    • Pre-employment screening includes, but isn't limited to, criminal background check
      Benefits: What's in It for You?

      As a full-time member of our NFM Family, you will enjoy:

      • Same day pay - access to your earned pay on-demand, when you need it the most
      • Competitive pay - generous annual increases up to 7%
      • Inclusive culture - Because everyone who works or shops at NFM should feel right at home
      • Health,dental, vision, life Insurance, short and long term disability
      • Paid holidays (upon hire) and paid time off (after 90 days)
      • Staff discount on merchandise (Collectively, NFM staff have saved almost $2 million on purchases in the last 12 months)
      • Virtual and in-person career development opportunities at all levels
      • Paid community volunteer opportunities
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • You'll start saving for your retirement immediately in NFM's 401(k) and you're eligible for company match after one year. NFM's 401(k) also offers Berkshire Stock as an investment option
        Nebraska Furniture Mart is an Equal Opportunity Employer Associated topics: breakdown, calibrate, equipment, field service, machine maintenance, maintenance, millwright, repair, service technician, troubleshoot

Keywords: Nebraska Furniture Mart, Kansas City , Furniture Repairer, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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