Sweet Modern is a growing vintage furniture store and restoration shop located in downtown Akron. We are looking for a motivated workshop assistant to support our upholsterer and woodworker in restoring fine furniture.
Job duties include but are not limited to:
- Disassembly, inspection, and identification of problems with pieces
- Cleaning and making minor cosmetic touch-ups
- Gluing loose joints and making minor repairs
- Supporting the woodworker with tasks, such as sanding, staining, and painting
- Supporting the upholsterer with tasks, such as stripping old materials off of the frame, making buttons, and preparing foam
- Lifting and moving large furniture
- Helping to keep the shop area tidy
We seek individuals that:
- Have an eye for detail and respect for quality workmanship
- Are generally handy and have some hands-on experience with tools and wood repairs
- Are self-motivated and can manage deadlines on a variety of projects at the same time
Pay rate depends on experience. The work schedule is during normal weekday business hours. Advancement and training are available within specific areas of expertise based on interests.
Please apply online at https://sweetmodern.com/careers/