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The UK has a long history of manufacturing some of the most iconic furniture and textiles in the world.

With the industry busier than ever, more and more furniture and textile businesses are struggling to meet production demands due to a chronic shortage of skilled workers. That’s where Skill People can help.

Using our bespoke relocation recruitment model, we’ll bring candidates from across the UK and Europe directly to your furniture and textile production facilities, when you need them.

Our end-to-end relocation service goes above and beyond what you would normally expect from a manufacturing recruitment specialist, dedicated to the furniture and textiles sector.

We specialise in relocating experienced manufacturing and production staff to where the jobs are. Our highly skilled recruitment consultants use a 30-step process to manage all aspects of furniture and textiles candidate sourcing, fulfilment, delivery, and retention.

With a team of over 30 full-time UK and European recruiters, with over 100 years of combined recruitment experience and access to thousands of skilled and semi-skilled furniture and textile workers, we can give you direct links to talent pools other recruitment firms simply can’t.

The businesses we partner with see us as a key part of their hiring process when it comes to fulfilling customer orders. Our team uses the latest in candidate marketing and employee attraction tools.

Furniture & Textiles Manufacturing Team

Our experienced staff can recruit, relocate, and retain the following manufacturing job roles for your furniture or textiles business:

Skilled Workers:

  • Senior Production Roles

  • Quality Control

  • Frame Assemblers

  • CNC Operators

  • Wood Machinists

  • Fabric Cutters

  • Upholsterers

  • Trimmers

  • Sewing Machinists

Semi-Skilled Workers:

  • Warehouse Staff

  • Warehouse Operatives

  • Distribution Staff

  • Logistics Staff

If you want a quote for not listed please contact us. We can provide a QUOTE FOR TEMPORARY LABOUR based on location, skill level, availability and duration of works. We can also provide you with fixed term prices for new projects or tender applications.