Upholstery Department Supervisor

Supervise the workers in renovating upholstered articles.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Upholstery Department Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in padding, covering, trimming, or renovating upholstered articles, such as furniture, mattresses, or vehicle seats: Reviews production schedules and computes amounts of padding, fabric, and supplies necessary to achieve production. Assigns workers to stations according to workers’ abilities and qualifications. Observes workers performing duties and interprets drawings, sketches, and work orders for workers based on knowledge of upholstery methods, style, and design of articles. Analyzes inventories of fabrics and materials to determine production costs and estimates. Inspects upholstered articles to verify conformance to customer’s order or company standards. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be an Upholstery Department Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Upholstering, Supervisor, Upholstery Department

    How to Become an
    Upholstery Department Supervisor

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