Furniture Repair Technician (Warehouse)


Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your handyman talents into a rewarding career with an established and stable retail furniture organization? Join our team at Homemakers Furniture! For more than 40 years, we have provided customers throughout Iowa with the largest selection of furniture at the lowest prices. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a motivated and dependable candidate like you to serve as a furniture repair technician.

In this warehouse-based role, you will repair, touch up and rebuild all furniture products, including, but not limited to, case goods, upholstery and bedding, to a sellable condition. We offer complete product training, as well as competitive benefits and plenty of room for professional growth and advancement. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you’ve been looking for, and if you meet our qualifications or are willing to learn, we want to talk with you. Contact us today!


As a furniture repair technician, you will be responsible for evaluating each piece of furniture to determine the best way to repair the product. In addition, you will perform a thorough quality control inspection of each piece to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.

Specific duties include:

  • Evaluate each piece of furniture to determine the type of wood and/or upholstery repairs, parts, and materials needed to complete the job
  • Upholstery repairs: Remove and install upholstery panels, springs, frame repairs, leather repairs, mechanisms, minor electrical and hand sewing
  • Case goods: Burn-ins, refinishing, joinery and match colors and simulate wood grains
  • Work in customer homes completing repairs and inspections
  • Continually meet the monthly standard of repairs
  • Perform in-home furniture repairs as needed
  • Maintain all shop tools, materials and service vans to remain in safe operating condition
  • Report all safety issues to manager and document as needed
  • Complete all required documentation of repaired products and movement of products
  • Operate repair van and travel throughout the state
  • Follow all operational and safety procedures
  • The above responsibilities and additional duties may vary as assigned


We are looking for a good, reliable employee with a solid work ethic and the ability to repair products quickly and accurately. You must be highly detail-oriented while still being able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as the ability to work well as part of a team.

Specific qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Technical or trade school certificate
  • Prior furniture repair or handyman experience
  • Ability to set priorities and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Track record of longevity with previous employers
  • Strong customer service
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to pass a background check, a pre-employment drug screen, and a physical/lift test

Physical expectations:

  • Standing/sitting for long periods of time
  • Using hands and power tools
  • Bending, lifting and walking frequently
  • Pushing and pulling objects
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. and more with assistance

Environmental conditions:

  • Will work indoors in a warehouse or possibly in customer’s home
  • Conditions may include hot/cold temperatures, dusty surroundings and noisy work environment


As a furniture repair technician at Homemakers Furniture, you will be part of an established company with a 40-year tradition of providing quality products to our customers, as well as a family and growth-oriented company culture for our employees. It’s the kind of place that you can make your career home, and many of our long-time employees have done exactly that. You will find a wide variety of opportunities for development and advancement with us, as well as set schedule options, competitive pay, and a fantastic benefits package.

Here is just some of what we have to offer our full-time employees:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Pre-tax health and dependent care accounts
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match (also for part time employees)
  • Short-term disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discounts (including Nebraska Furniture Mart)
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Closed most major holidays
  • Comprehensive paid training program
  • Advancement opportunities

Build a rewarding, long-term career with us at Homemakers!


Background check, pre-employment drug screen, and physical/lift test are required.
Homemakers is a tobacco- and drug-free workplace. EOE