Experienced Upholsterer/Auto Trimmer

The Guild of Automotive Restorers - Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON (30+ days ago)

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The Guild is an antique and classic car restoration shop with 30 years in the industry. We are searching for the right candidate to hire as lead upholstery trimmer for our busy restoration shop. We service all makes and models of older automobiles. We offer a positive work environment, competitive pay, and benefits. Pay will be based primarily on experience. Portfolio's welcomed. Send your resume via e-mail.

Auto Upholstery Trimmer

  • Experience with custom automotive interior upholstery
  • Experience with recovering and repairing automotive seats, including fitting, installing, and securing material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples for interior automotive seats
  • Experience with measuring and cutting new covering materials, using patterns, measurement and cutting instruments, and following sketches and design specifications
  • Experience with building auto interior furniture up with foam padding to form smooth, rounded surfaces
  • Experience with making, restoring, and/or creating custom automotive interior seats, using hand tools and using knowledge of fabrics and upholstery methods
  • Experience with reading Repair orders, and applying knowledge / experience with materials to determine types and amounts of materials required to cover workpieces
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Experience with Soft-top Convertibles
  • Full leather, cloth or vinyl seat upholstery: start to finish
  • Capable of executing high-end custom interior, and restoration
  • Maintaining a clean job and work area
  • Work independently and manage time effectively
  • Completing tasks on time to maintain schedule, as well as multi-tasking
  • Interior fabrication skills and use of tools
  • Sewing and stitching (Custom designs and basic stitching)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $24.00-$34.00 per hour


  • Dental Care
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance


  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
our shop is 20,000 SQ FT therefore we can offer social distancing, we supply masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. Masks are to be worn when social distancing is not possible.


  • Upholstery: 3 years (Required)
  • automotive upholstery: 3 years (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No