We’re hiring: Sitting Firm Furniture Finisher

Job Title: Sitting Firm Furniture Finisher

“Sitting Firm at Gaze Burvill is committed to creating the finest English Windsor chairs through an honest approach to design integrity, comfort, and craftsmanship. We use only sustainably sourced, fine quality timber, to make pieces that will stand the test of time, and bring joy to their owners for years to come.”

Job Role

Working within a growing Sitting Firm production team you will be responsible for overseeing the finishes applied to our Windsor Chairs and stools – oiling, waxing, and filling. Alongside this you will lead on quality control, picking and packing to ensure we maintain our standard of exceptionally crafted pieces.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Oiling & finishing of hardwood furniture
  • Waxing & filling of natural defects within timber
  • Quality control – checking all products are up to standard before delivery
  • Preparing, packing and clearly labelling furniture
  • Other work where required in busy periods may include:
    • Assembly of furniture
    • Sanding and finishing furniture
    • Maintaining a safe, clean, and tidy workshop

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in furniture making and finishing is not necessary but would be beneficial, however training will be provided for the role.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of the application of finishes including hand and spray finishing would be useful but not essential.
  • Work accurately and consistently with an eye for detail and quality.
  • Organised, pro-active and flexible individual.
  • Experience in furniture making useful, but not essential.
  • Driving Licence.
  • Beneficial but not essential:
    ○ CNC operating
    ○ Machining

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent, Monday to Friday, 8am – 5pm.
Salary: Up to £23,000.00 per year (dependant on experience).

To apply please email

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