Furniture Service Tech
Groveport, OH 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description

Comfort starts with our 13,000+ team members across the globe, who are transforming the power of comfort every day. Our employees have the power to change lives, in our homes, work and communities. We foster an inclusive environment while honoring a legacy built on family, where everyone can be themselves.

If you are ready to join an industry leading organization where our people are the most important asset, and innovation propels us into the future, you're ready to take your seat at La-Z-Boy Incorporated.


Job Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure that all product leaving the Distribution Center meets or exceeds the company standards for quality, comfort, appearance and function by inspecting, repairing, adjusting or replacing defective components of our products.

Job Description:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties as assigned):
* Perform daily inspection of product, test and deluxe products being released for delivery to consumers, dealers or other distribution destinations.
* Steam, clean, mend upholstery, adjust, repair or replace brackets, connections, mechanisms; regulate foam, align seams or gathers to correct compression issues, replace failed or missing parts, testing operation of all mechanical, electrical and power components for proper operation. Install after-market items to include swivels, tall bases, leg extensions and air mattresses.
* Perform in-shop touch up, assembly on upholstered and case good products.
* Assess and disposition products returned to the Distribution Center daily. Calculate repair parts and labor costs for claims against vendors or delivery providers. Order parts or perform the needed repairs, adjustment or replacement of components to restore unit to original specifications and condition.
* Order and maintain inventory of basic supply parts required for daily use. Perform product inspections and any component replacements as require by "Quality Alerts" issued. Perform those upholstery and wood repairs requiring a higher level of skill or experience in order to meet sensitive or expectations of high profile clients.
* Provide weekly feedback to Quality team on both documented and reoccurring issues specific to the RDC.
* Document quality issues as they occur daily and communicate to the Quality Manger at the respective plant.
* Mentor and train Service Technicians to ensure quality standards up to company expectations.

This position reduces cost of quality by increasing first time delivery completions, increases number of satisfied customers, and eliminates the need for costly repairs while also maintaining a higher percentage of inventory for sale. In addition, provides a reliable source for feedback and input to manufacturing that allows for ongoing product quality improvements.

* High School Diploma/GED required, or equivalent with 2-4 years of experience
* Journeyman Certification Required
* Experience with upholstery and wood products


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for directing or overseeing other employees' daily work activities

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Nearly continuous standing, often repetitive hand motions, walking, bending stooping, kneeling, squatting, crouching, balancing and lifting over 50 lbs. Subject to noise and a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding in high places, and exposure to high heat or chemicals. Will use power tools and be exposed to lacquer and solvents.

Communicate Transparently
Lead the Team
Impact and Influence
Deliver Results
Coach and Develop

At La-Z-Boy, we are committed to fostering an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to the table. We understand that our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints add value to our ability to create and deliver the best possible service, quality products, and is of upmost importance as we work together to Build Something Amazing.

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 to 4 years
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