Outside Furniture Repair Technician

Operations Glenview, Illinois


Description

Abt Electronics has an immediate opening for the position of an Outside Furniture Repair Technician.  We are a family owned company who has been in business since 1936 and continues to experience strong growth year after year.  Abt Electronics specializes in electronics, appliance & furniture sales, delivery, installation and servicing all the products we sell. We are a perennial winner of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award.  We are looking for a highly motivated, flexible & friendly Outside Furniture Repair Technician to join our team.  If this is you, we want to hear from you!

In addition, must be comfortable contributing/working in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced and fun work environment.  Primary duties include:

  • Manually repairing all types of furniture items we sell. Repair damaged merchandise and repair customer's merchandise
  • Travel to customer's homes to make any and all repairs as needed
  • Leather/Vinyl Furniture - Technician will be required to make professional level L/V repairs including rips and tears, filling and curing, coloring, topcoat, sewing and any other repairs necessary to restore company and customer furniture to original factory condition, or to maximize value
  • Wood Repairs - Technician will be required to make professional level wood repairs including filing, coloring, gluing, veneer, case frame and any other repairs necessary to restore company and customer furniture to original factory condition, or to maximize value
  • Upholstered Furniture - Technician will be required to make professional level upholstery repairs including fabric, sewing, frame, mechanisms, electric components, springs, cushioning, and any other repairs necessary to restore company and customer furniture to original factory condition to maximize value

Job Requirements:

  • 1 plus year of upholstery and wood working repair experience
  • Ability to evaluate and assess problems and evaluate repair needs
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Physical lifting of furniture 50-75 pounds or more
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Good public relations skills and ability to satisfy both dealers and customers
  • Ability to operate a vehicle/truck, sit, stand, walk, stoop, bend, lift, and use hands and arms
  • Must be able to climb, push pull, lift and carry, walk and maneuver furniture and equipment

We offer our team members:

  • Yearly performance review
  • Potential for advancement
  • 4 performance based bonuses throughout the year
  • Medical/Dental (Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO Network) & Vision (VSP)
  • 401(k) (Charles Schwab) which includes a matching program
  • Life & Disability insurance (Lincoln Financial)
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Sick Pay Program
  • Continued training & career development
  • Employee discounts on all products we sell
  • Performance based bonus programs
  • Employee fitness center complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, elliptical machines, basketball, and racquetball courts