Furniture Upholstery | Refinishing | Window Treatments

The Furniture Workshop at JH Conklin & Co - New Jersey  (800) 889-8858  (856) 339-9766


Job Opening: EXPERIENCED FURNITURE UPHOLSTERER - South New Jersey-Delaware-Philadelphia Area

Jan 30, 2016

We are seeking in-house upholsterer applicants for a position opening in the next four months.  The position will be full time.  Please submit resumes (or a summary of skills and experience) and salary expectations by email to  Photos or links to photo portfolios are encouraged.  Honest personal pitches are also encouraged - we want to know you.


  • Furniture upholstery from frame: foundation work, webbing, decking, springing, padding lay-up
  • Traditional, mid-century, modern furniture
  • Commercial: booths, office seating
  • Channels, tufts, skirting, buttons
  • Cushion fabrication: foam, down, combo forms
  • Sewing: cushions, pillows, welting, flat-seam, sewn tufts
  • Woven fabric, leather, vinyls
  • Edge and decorative treatments: welt, nails, gimp
  • Estimating: fabric yardage requirements, material requirements, labor hours

Overview - Upholstery Job New Jersey

This is a new position and will be an opportunity to establish upholstery and re-upholstery workflow procedures.  Primary interaction will be with an upholstery experienced project coordinator.  Secondary interaction will be with the owner.  Labor assistance will be available as needed.  The environment is personable, motivated and generally enthusiastic - and chaotic at times as we grow forward.  We are looking for a keeper - younger or older, woman or man.

Not sure?  Ask me (Jim Conklin) first at

You might be looking for a job as an upholsterer in New Jersey or for an upholstery job opening in New Jersey on Monster, Indeed or Simply Hired.

Well, you found an upholstery job offer in southern NJ. 

Check out the photo galleries and other upholstery information on this site and, if you feel like you can support the level of craft shown, give me a shout.  We are looking for a lead furniture upholsterer.  Part of a close group.  My ideal profile person is a talented upholstery crafts person who ran their own upholstery shop, but got discouraged with the upholstery sales, marketing and customer communications detail.  We have that covered.
The furniture workshop of JH Conklin & Co. upholsters and reupholsters furniture for people throughout the Philadelphia Metro area, South New Jersey, Delaware and the southern shore areas.  The workshop also provides custom window treatment and fabric resources.