Warehouse – Production Line Runner

Job summary

Established in 1972, Arconas is a privately-owned Canadian manufacturer. We specialize in the development of seating, power, and waste solutions with unparalleled quality and design for high-traffic areas. Our work can be found in major airports and transportation terminals, government offices, universities, healthcare centres, and corporate offices throughout the world.

Arconas was named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed companies in 2012 and has continued to be recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed companies for five consecutive years since.

Arconas is on a determined path to growth, within Canada and internationally, leading to great opportunities for personal and career growth. We are looking for an experienced Production Assembler Upholsterer, with manual dexterity and the ability to use manual tools.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To be able to perform fabric upholstery and assembly of various Arconas products
  • Experience working with polyurethane foam, fabric, vinyl, metals, plastic, and aluminum
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly
  • Various sub-assembly work using screwdrivers, wrenches, and ratchets
  • Ability to read and carry out job instruction successfully
  • Ability to use a computer ERP system to track time and materials
  • Ensure proper housekeeping and that work area is kept clean and safe
  • Participate in continuous improvement of production operations
  • Will be cross-trained into other duties within the warehouse and production area and an understanding that duties and responsibilities can be changed for short or long-term durations based on operational needs
  • Other duties as required


  • Minimum of 5-year experience in furniture or related industry a must
  • Experience in a manufacturing industry is an asset
  • Knowledge of different fabrics and vinyl for upholstery
  • To be able to determine the correct tool(s) for selected upholstery jobs
  • Ability to use a staple gun and other various upholstery tools
  • Excellent manually hand dexterity
  • Creative thinker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective oral and written communications skills (English a MUST)
  • Ability to contribute to a team environment
  • Must be meticulous with their work
  • Goal-oriented to meet deadlines

Working conditions

  • Must be comfortable working in a diverse environment
  • Could be exposed to varied internal temperatures within the Plant due to external weather conditions
  • Fast-paced environment

Physical requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Requirement for strong dexterity in hands and fingers to manipulate heavy types of vinyl for upholstery and assembly

COVID-19 considerations:

Personal protective equipment provided or required
Temperature screenings
Social distancing guidelines in place
Virtual meetings

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $17.00-$18.00 per hour