Upholstery Technician

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Are you detailed, focused, and love to build things? Is quality a priority for you? Are you always looking for better ways of doing things? If you said yes to all of these questions, then we think you might be a good fit as an Upholstery Technician at Kaas Tailored.
Here at Kaas Tailored, we value relationships. Whether it be with our customers, vendors, or employees, we are looking for individuals who can partner with us in our goal to put people first and create quality products. As an Upholstery Technician, you will be responsible for learning and performing frame assembly and upholstery for furniture products for the hospitality and retail industries, as well as learning how to create highly engineered subcomponents built of foam for aerospace upholstery products. Individuals in this position are comfortable using hand tools, able to read and comprehend production notes, and able to follow directions to maintain our high-quality standards. Upholstery Technicians who thrive in this fast-paced work environment are systematic thinkers, quick learners, and love to work with their hands.
Regular schedule is 5:45 AM - 4:15 PM, Monday - Thursday. Potential overtime opportunities on Fridays.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Improve your processes and yourself each day.
  • Operate within a team atmosphere to complete a product.
  • Utilize different types of saws - band saw, table saw, panel saw.
  • Utilize different types of pneumatic fasteners to assemble finished frames- staple guns, spring clip guns.
  • Stand for the duration of a 10-hour shift.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs frequently.
  • Adhere materials to finished frames, such as textile and foam.
  • Inspect final product for defects prior to shipment.
  • Learn and do continuous improvement activities.
Company Background:
Kaas Tailored is a growing, world-class manufacturing company located in Mukilteo, WA and for the last 45+ years, we have built high-quality furnishings for airplanes, homes, and commercial environments. In an effort to love our employees better, we do things a little differently by training our teams in the use of lean principles and by providing the tools and skills necessary to improve their work and remove burden from processes.  We also have the pleasure of sharing these principles and tools with companies from around the world who come to our shop to learn our way of thinking, see our processes, and hear from our great people how small changes can make a big difference in daily work.
Benefits package includes: 
Starting Wage of $17.00 per hour with a clear path for wage growth.
Full Upholstery Tech Range is $17.00 - $21.75 with potential for growth in other roles!
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Under 12 months: 1 hour PTO for every 30 worked.
After 1 Year: 70 hours PTO
After 3 Years: 110 hours PTO
After 5 Years: 120 hours + 30 hours paid Holiday during Christmas week
Holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are paid for 10 hours after 1 month of employment.
Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits:  Eligible for coverage on the 1st day of the month following completion of 60 days of employment.
Tuition Assistance:  Eligible after 6 months of employment.
401(k):  Employer match based on the profitability of the company.
Technology Reimbursement:  Eligible after 1 year of employment.
We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce through the application of our affirmative action, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, or veteran status.
Mukilteo Full-time
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