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Company: Bassett Furniture
Location: Boston, MA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel




Shop Technician


Reports To: Warehouse Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Works with the warehouse team to prep and repair home furnishing products. Uses their carpentry, upholstery, leather and color matching skills to provide the best product to our customer.

Supervision Received

Direct reporting to and supervision from the Warehouse Manager and/or the Assistant Warehouse Manager if applicable).

Supervision Given


Essential Functions

  • Inspecting the merchandise for defects;

  • Repairs, replaces or adjusts damaged home furnishings pieces with tools and chemicals;

  • Mixes and blends wood pigments to match original finish;

  • Removes furniture finishes by using applicable chemicals and/or standing;

  • Paints, glazes and/or refinishes home furnishing pieces to original vendor specifications;

  • Cleans stained or soiled home furnishing pieces;

  • Repairs upholstery;

  • Assist with inventory maintenance, preparation and support;

  • Accurately completes all appropriate and required paperwork;

  • Ensures quality and timely completion of projects and work;

  • Keeping the warehouse clean and free of all safety hazards;

  • Arrives to work according to schedule timely and consistently;

  • Sweeping warehouse floors daily and throwing trash in appropriate areas;

  • Performing other related duties or special projects as assigned.

Required Education/Experience/Abilities/Skills

  • High School diploma or GED equivalency certificate;

  • Minimum of 1 year cabinet carpentry, upholstery an leather experience;

  • Artistic and color matching skills a plus;

  • Flexibility in work schedule; days/weekends;

  • Strong organizational skills;

  • Commitment to Bassett's “Vision and Values” at all times;

  • Ability to:

    • To use workroom tools and assemble furniture;

    • Work in an independent, organized and safety conscious manner;

    • Work harmoniously and effectively as a team with an enthusiastic attitude;

    • Effectively communicate with customer's, co-workers and management;

    • Read, understand and write the English language;

    • Lift and move products weighing up to 70 pounds without a lifting device

    • Lift and move products in excess of 70 pounds with an approved lifting device;

    • Walk, stand, sit, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects, use and/or control tools, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear, and see up close, in color, depth and distance vision, as well as the ability to adjust focus.


Bassett offers a full benefits package including:

  • Health/Dental/Vision coverage

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Paid time off

  • Generous Employee Discounts

Bassett Furniture Industries is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veterans status or other protected category. Bassett is dedicated to ensuring that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated consistently during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veterans status or other protected category.



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