Custom boatbuilding and innovation leader Dickey Boats is looking for a skilled Upholsterer to join their marine interiors team.

Dickey Boats is a design and quality-driven boat-building company based in Napier. Respected as the country’s leading producer of custom power vessels, the small team of exceptional staff create boats predominantly for the Australasian market.

This is a unique opportunity for a “creatively organised” individual to take ownership of the upholstery solutions in the interiors team; following custom design patterns and inputting some individual flair to our award-winning boats.

The ideal candidate will be a master craftsperson and will bring a vast experience in upholstery – this could be from time spent as an auto trimmer, within marine interiors, as an executive upholsterer or in the aviation sector.

Experience in the following materials and skills will be critical to the role:

• Vinyls and leathers

• Various fabrics and threads

• Single and double needle machines

• Various foams, shaping and textures

• Seating and squab solutions, detailed panelling and trims, foam backed liners

The ability to work in a planned and organised manner within a small team and be physically fit are pre-requisites for the role.  Organisational skills and creative thinking to develop solutions that match the company brand and vision are expected from candidates.

The right person will discover significant opportunities for growth and development within our proud team. You will be working with people dedicated to quality and craftsmanship, delivering first-class vessels that exceed customer expectations.

If this role sounds like it could provide your next challenge, please apply by clicking on the button below, including a cover letter and CV with your application.  For further information, please contact Will Nicholls at Dickey Boats on 021 577 830 for a confidential discussion.