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Marine Interiors

Upholsterer - Marine Interiors

Dickey Boats

Upholstery, Interiors
February 23, 2024
Hawkes Bay
Preferred employment option

Position Description

The team at Dickey Boats is keen to include another first-rate upholstery professional within our high performing Marine Interiors team.

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About the role:

The Marine Interiors team comprises of highly skilled tradespeople specialising in cabinetry, soft liners and upholstery, together contributing to deliver an outstanding and award-winning interior finish.

As an Upholsterer, there will be immediate opportunity to add value to our boats by working in the following areas:

  • Construction and installation of foam-backed liners, panelling and trims
  • Working with vinyls, leathers and various fabrics and threads
  • Single and double needle sewing machines
  • Creating various foam shapes and textures
  • Develop seating and squab solutions

Being physically fit and working in a planned and organised manner within a small team are prerequisites for the role.

Candidates will require organisational skills and creative thinking aligned with the company brand and workplace values.‍

Ideal candidates:‍

Our ideal team member is a hard-working, honest, respectful individual who brings energy and enthusiasm to the group, Ideally you will have:

  • Proven experience working in upholstery, with demonstrated expertise in those fields.
  • Skilled in upholstery techniques, including patterning, fabric selection, sewing, stuffing, and fixing upholstery materials
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality workmanship
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and instructions accurately
  • Experience with hand tools, power tools, and machinery commonly used in upholstery work
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to adapt to changing project requirements
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Physical stamina and ability to lift heavy materials as required‍

Career Development:‍

The right person will discover significant opportunities for growth and development. You will be working with people dedicated to quality and craftsmanship, delivering first-class vessels that exceed customer expectations.

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‍How to Apply:

‍If this role sounds like it could provide your next challenge, please apply by including a cover letter and CV. For further information, don't hesitate to contact Ethan Wynne at Dickey Boats on 021577830 or by email at **** for a confidential discussion.‍

About Dickey Boats:

At Dickey Boats we are passionate about the ocean and the marine environment and obsessive about our craft.

Our team is a focused, respectful group of people who value the contribution of all members to the mission of delivering world-class experiences and adventures for our exceptional customers.

The role is based in Napier, New Zealand, a beautiful coastal city with a vibrant culture and lifestyle.

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Dickey Boats
Dickey Boats
Hawkes Bay
Dickey Boats is an industry-leading custom boat builder based in Napier, New Zealand. We build launches from 32-60 feet, trailer boats to 9.5 metres and long-range ocean cruisers
Dickey Boats