Work at RT London

We have a great deal to offer. For one thing, we design, build, market and sell smart furniture solutions. So you can be sure you’re joining a company with people who are talented and motivated. People that care about the environment, and are committed to American-made products. Sound like you? If we have a position that matches your unique qualifications, you could be on your way to a career with RT London.

RT London manufactures the finest furniture in quality and function to the college and university market as well as the government services sector. We serve our customers with integrity and outstanding performance for the life of the product. Our vision is not to be the biggest but to be the “best in class” at what we do in the eyes of our customers.





Job Title Job Description


The Upholsterer fits, installs, and secures material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement and/ or staples. The Upholsterer builds furniture up with loose fiber stuffing, cotton, felt, and/or foam padding to form smooth rounded surfaces. The Upholsterer examines furniture, frames, upholstery, springs, and webbing to locate defects.



  • Follow all safety guidelines and regulations.
  • Ensure that quality standards are followed and that any deviations are reported.
  • Pad, cover, trim and finish lounge furniture to specifications.
  • Apply padding to provide proper support, texture and to maintain design contours.
  • Complete work in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to cross train within the Upholstery Department.
  • Reads work orders, and applies knowledge and experience with materials in order to determine types and amounts of materials required to cover work pieces.
Design / Marketing Manager

RT London, a domestic furniture manufacturer located in Grand Rapids, MI, serving the Higher Ed, GSA, and related markets, is seeking to hire a Design / Marketing Manager.

We are looking for a candidate with initiative, insight, and leadership. This position will manage our Face-to-the-Market functions, which includes Interior Design, Marketing, and Customer Service activities. Candidates with sales and marketing experience, with a working knowledge of interior design will be preferred.  Candidates who have the ability to create and execute action plans, manage resources to effectively accomplish tasks, make presentations, and professionally represent the company when needed are encouraged to respond. Some travel may be involved which may include trade shows, meeting with sales people, and customer interactions.  This is a salaried position with pay commensurate with candidate’s experience. There may be a discretionary bonus paid annually.  Health care and 401K are also part of the package.


This role will oversee 3 key areas that have direct influence on our customers and sales force:
• Interior Design
• Customer Service
• Marketing

Selected candidate will participate, oversee and manage activities in these areas that will improve sales and reinforce the brand. Website, collateral materials, spec sheets, renderings, trade shows, interaction with the sales force, etc. will all be under the oversight of this position. The expectation is the candidate will be an active participant in some of these activities, beyond simply managing people.


• Working knowledge of Interior Design.
• Front line sales experience, coupled with an understanding of what will be needed to sell the company’s products effectively.
• A knowledge of the inner-workings of Customer Service and developing it as a key function within the brand.
• Managing resources within the job description to improve sales and build the brand.
• Leadership skills.
• Decision-making skills.
• A positive attitude that will encourage staff to get activities accomplished.
• Must understand what it means to be a team player and possess the skills to develop authentic relationships.
• Presentation skills, written and oral, are key.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Drug screening and background check are required.



The Upholstery Framer is responsible for reading blueprints to assemble framing parts to be upholstered for all lounge products using the proper tools and equipment. 



• Read and interpret production/job ticket
• Retrieve necessary frame parts
• Assemble frame at work station using pneumatic and manual tools, such as a staple gun, glue and hammer
• Ability to work safely while achieving production standards
• Claim completed product using a computer
• Knowledge of wood-working and frame assembly
• Ability to accurately read measurements
• Communication Proficiency
• Time Management Skills


We are an equal opportunity employer. Drug screening and background check are required.


We currently have 2 openings in our assembly department. The ideal candidates will have past experience in a production environment. 


Performs routine, repetitive assembly of case goods, beds and other furniture. Must be able to follow written instructions, and interpret blueprints to successfully assemble products. Must be proficient with measuring instruments, hand tools and power tools. Attention to detail and a focus on quality are critical. Reports to Assembly Supervisor.


Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Follow all safety guidelines and regulations
  • Ensure that quality standards are followed and that any deviations are reported
  • Following written instructions in order to correctly assemble case goods prior to shipment
  • Installing hardware components on case goods, beds and other furniture
  • Performing fit and alignment adjustments
  • Performs routine maintenance on equipment as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned


We are an equal opportunity employer. Drug screening and background check are required.