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Quality Inspector

Job summary:

Inspectors work throughout the plant but primarily at the end of the Upholstery line to inspect finished furniture before it is sent to the Shipping department. This position requires a close attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  The starting pay for the position is between $10 - $11/hour.  

Summary of essential job functions:

  • Inspects completed furniture for defects in finish, construction, or upholstery, to ensure conformance with manufacturing standards: verifies color, pattern, and grade of upholstery, using ticket specifications
  • Inspects upholstery cover for rips in fabric or seams
  • Feels upholstery padding to determine if padding conforms to specified degree of firmness
  • Examines wooden surfaces for defects in assembly, wood, or finish
  • Removes wrinkles, using hand steamer and removes soil marks using cleaning fluid
  • May stamp or mark furniture to indicate acceptation or rejection
  • May repair minor defects in finish, using heated blade, wax, lacquer, and stain stick

Minimum requirements:

  • High school diploma preferred, and previous furniture inspection experience highly preferred

Abilities required:

  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail/high quality expectations
  • Must perform job with safety as a top priority
  • Must be able to show up to work on-time, every day, and take direction from supervisor(s)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to stand on feet for entire shift (8 to 10 hrs per day)
  • Ability to get along with others and work in a team environment
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs repetitively on a daily basis


  • 401K
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Short Term Disability
  • Holiday Pay
  • Great Pay, Great Company, Great Atmosphere
  • Family owned company for over 80+ years

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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