Furniture Repair Technician

By | April 28, 2021

Furniture Repair Technician Career Opportunity

Dufresne Furniture and Appliances is currently seeking a Furniture Repair Technician for our Winnipeg Distribution Center located at 230 Panet Road

As a Furniture Repair Technician you will be responsible for repairs and refinishes on furniture, including case goods, upholstery, leather, and some electronic furniture products.

Dufresne Furniture and Appliances is committed to investing in our team members; we offer:

Market competitive wages;
Comprehensive benefits plan and excellent employee discounts;
Employer Sponsored Retirement Savings Plan;
Career growth and continuous development;
Respectful and family-oriented working environment with strong company values.
As the Furniture Repair Technician you will:

Assessment of product to determine repair requirements
Restore product to showroom condition using proven techniques, including refinishing, re-upholstery, painting, etc.
Answer Customers questions before, during, and following repairs, including providing directions for future use and care of product
Repair damaged stock and Customer product as scheduled by supervisor
Documentation and completion of service reports and paperwork (including the use of electronic reporting systems),
Attend and support training on furniture repair topics.
Inspection and validation of repair parts.
Operating and supporting maintenance requirements for service vehicles
Understand and follow all safe work practices and rules including WHMIS
As a successful candidate you will have the following:

High School diploma with practical work experience in furniture repair, upholstery, leather, woodworking or finish and fine carpentry
Ability to read and interpret documents such as instructions for use, directions and safety manuals
Good computer skills with working knowledge of MS Office products and ability to learn in-house computer programs
Demonstrated ability to safely operate various hand and power tools, as well as larger machinery
Ability to learn in-house inventory management system
Good verbal communication skills
Able to work independently and manage time effectively
Valid Class 5 Drivers license with clean drivers abstract
Physically fit, able to lift and move objects up to 50 lbs
Able to conduct physical work in warm and cold conditions
Some exposure to solvents
Operates various equipment (dock levellers, hand trucks, cardboard baler and reach truck etc)
Flexible schedule requirements including evenings and weekends
Available to work overtime as required
Criminal Record Check required
Other duties as assigned
The Dufresne Better Experience is for everyone. Our guests, our team members what about you?

Apply now!

Dufresne Furniture and Appliances welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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