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Experienced Upholsterer

  2021-04-23     Canepa     4900 Scotts Valley Drive     Based on Experience   

Canepa is seeking an expert-level auto upholsterer. You will produce work for world-class collectible automobiles at our state of the art facility in Scotts Valley. Candidates must have experience in high-end luxury restoration, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy to original factory condition. Your skills must be top notch and produce extremely high quality results. We need someone who takes direction and completes jobs with limited supervision. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for candidates who are dedicated to producing work that will add and sustain value for generations to come.

Job Duties:

  • All aspects of interior upholstery restoration, replacement and repair, from floor to roof, seats, trim and lining
  • Highly customized installations and precision vintage restoration
  • Convertible soft top installation
  • Maintain highly accurate materials records with very low margin for error
  • Versatility in working with a wide variety of premium quality upholstery
  • Extensive use of sewing machines and application of various techniques
  • Hand-crafted upholstery work required
  • Use of tools and equipment including drills


  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of high quality auto upholstery experience required
  • Strong understanding of measurements in all units
  • Ability to read and understand work orders and how they relate to the cutting and sewing of materials in accordance to specific patterns
  • Experience with sewing machines and hand stitching
  • Physically able to lift and bend with heavy vehicle components
  • Comfortable with safe use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to properly install upholstery in tight spaces on the interior of vehicle frames
  • Steady and precise hand-eye coordination
  • Strong attention to detail is a must
  • Good at taking both verbal and written direction and switch tasks as priorities shift with short notice

Job Type: Full-time

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