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Preparation Touch-Up - Exp. Preferred

Company: Nebraska Furniture Mart
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 17, 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: $18.30 - 22.77 hourly

Job Description: Your Piece of the Puzzle

NFM's Preparation Touch-Up Specialist is responsible for making minor repairs and touch-ups, to ensure that the product is looking top-notch before it reaches our customers.

Job Duties: A Day in the Life

  • Inspect: Examine product for defects, determine the complexity of the problem and whether or not repairs can be made by your team or our in-house repair shop
  • Repair: Buff out scratches, apply putty or lacquer stick to surface nicks, use powder for color matching and work with upholstery and bedding
  • 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?
    • Must be 18 years of age
    • High School Diploma or GED preferred
    • Technical or Trade school certificate in Furniture repair OR 1-2 years of furniture repair/touch up experience
    • Positive, upbeat attitude
    • Ability to lift/push/pull required weights
    • Ability to operate all hand tools and power tools
    • Ability to match colors and simulate wood grain
    • Operate scanning equipment preferred
    • 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: remote, remote contracting, remote employee, stay at home online, telecommuting opportunity, wfh option, work at home job, work at home online, work from home, work from home work

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