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Company Values

As one of the largest American made furniture manufacturers in Northern Mississippi, Southern Motion is a strong, stable, and reliable company that employs only the best of the best in the industry. As the Southern Motion family continues to grow, we continue to work together in an effort to support and provide for our communities. After over 20 years in motion, we are still committed to America and pride ourselves not only on the quality of our furniture but also on the dedication and commitment of our workforce. Southern Motion believes that American workers can manufacture a quality, competitively priced product.

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"At Southern Furniture Industries, we have a passion for furniture and a passion for our customers to succeed. From our entry level trainees to our industry veterans, passionate associates are critical to our success."
- Mark Weber, President
Career Benefits

Not only will employees enjoy their roles within the company, but they will receive excellent benefits such as health insurance, holiday time, vacation time off, and much more. At Southern Motion, the happiness and well-being of each and every employee is important to us. Join the Southern Motion family today and be a part of something great as we work together to create the world’s best reclining furniture. Your career starts here!

Joining the Southern Motion family means you can build your dreams and make a good living now while also planning for your future. Not only will you receive extensive skills while training on-the-job, but you’ll be making a difference as one of our valued employees.

Compensation
Company Provided Insurance
Optional Group Insurance

Compensation


  • Wages
  • Shift Premium
  • Overtime
  • Direct Deposit
  • Holidays
  • Associate Incentive Program
  • Bereavement
  • Jury Duty

Southern Furniture Industries goal is to provide an attractive wage and benefit package. Shared success is a basic principle of our compensation philosophy.

Associates that work a shift other than first (1st) will receive a shift premium.

Southern Furniture Industries will pay non-exempt associates the overtime premium rate of one and a half times (1.5X) the regular rate for all time worked over forty (40) hours in a payroll week.

SFI has arranged for a pay card provider to offer account services if associates do not have a traditional checking or savings account. Associates may also choose to change from an existing account to the provider may available by the company. At the time of hire, associates are required to present information to include the name of the financial institution, type of account, the routing number, and the account number for direct deposit.

Southern Furniture Industries provides eight hours pay for each of the following holidays to eligible associates after 30-days of full-time service.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Labor Day
  • Good Friday
  • Thanksgiving
  • Memorial Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Fourth of July
  • Christmas Day

Southern Furniture Industries is committed to providing incentive programs that promote value and improvement throughout all aspects of the operations. There are several key components to the success and profitability of any business. Some of the major drivers are attendance, job performance, quality, process improvement, labor management, finance management, and safety.

The Associate Incentive Program is designed for SFI managers to identify targeted needs for improvement and award associates who can achieve the desired results. Based on the stated key initiatives listed above, focus of the Associate Incentive Program may be shifted to aid in the efforts to improve specific needs of the organization.

Southern Furniture Industries recognizes that bereavement is very difficult. To assist during these times, associates may qualify for 20-hours of pay in the event of a death of an immediate family member or 10-hours of pay in the event of a death of an extended family member.

A keepsake is given in memory of an associate’s spouse, child, mother or father.

When summoned for jury duty, Southern Furniture Industries believes associates should fulfill their civic responsibility. Time off will be allowed with no loss of income for jury duty up to forty (40) hours per scheduled work week. With documentation, associates will receive pay differential up to actual wages lost.

Company Provided Insurance


  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Social Security & Medicare Benefits
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Associate Assistance Plan (AAP)
  • Educational Assistance / Reimbursement Program
  • SFI Scholarship Fund

After meeting eligibility requirements, Southern Furniture Industries provides a $15,000 Life Insurance Policy at no cost to associates.

After meeting eligibility requirements, Southern Furniture Industries provides associates a non-contributory short-term disability benefit.

Southern Furniture Industries provides a comprehensive workers’ compensation insurance benefit for all associates. This plan covers any injury or illness sustained in the course and scope of employment.

Mandated contributions to the Social Security and Medicare benefits program are paid by the Company. Southern Furniture Industries matches your contribution for Social Security dollar for dollar, thereby paying one-half the cost of your retirement and Medicare benefits under this act. Associates are eligible to apply for Social Security upon retirement age or becoming disabled.

Southern Furniture Industries funds unemployment insurance through the payment of taxes to the state of Mississippi. If you lose your job through no fault of your own while working at Southern Furniture Industries, you can apply online or at the local WIN Job Center for benefits. Associates may be eligible to receive weekly benefits while unemployed. State law and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) determine your eligibility and amount of your benefits.

Our Associate Assistance Program (AAP) helps associates deal with problems in a confidential and safe environment. When personal problems or difficulties are identified and appropriately treated in their early stages, the likelihood of a successful outcome is improved. Associates are encouraged to seek assistance, as needed, from qualified professionals.

Southern Furniture Industries values the professional and personal development of our associates. Full-time, regular associates who have completed six-months of employment are eligible for reimbursement up to 100% of the tuition or registration cost. Classes must be approved prior to enrollment for associates to be eligible for reimbursement.

A one-time reimbursement for taking the High School Equivalency Exam is also available.

The Southern Furniture Industries Scholarship Fund provides qualifying dependent children of associates a one-time scholarship award of $500 for undergraduate degrees. Recipients must enroll and attend the Fall semester following high school graduation. Scholarships are paid directly to the recipient’s account at the community college or bachelor’s degree-granting college/university.

To qualify, applicants must be currently enrolled high school seniors who are looking to continue their education at the next level.

Optional Group Insurance


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan 401(k)

Southern Furniture Industries offers a choice of medical plans for associates who desire comprehensive affordable coverage. After meeting eligibility requirements, associates can obtain coverage for themselves, their spouse and dependents. Prescription Drug Benefits are also included with the medical plans.

Southern Furniture Industries offers a comprehensive dental plan. After meeting eligibility requirements, associates can obtain coverage for themselves, their spouse and dependents.

Southern Furniture Industries offers a comprehensive vision plan. After meeting eligibility requirements, associates can obtain coverage for themselves, their spouse and dependents.

After meeting eligibility requirements, Southern Furniture Industries provides associates a contributory long-term disability benefit.

After meeting eligibility requirements, Southern Furniture Industries offers a 401(k) plan to associates. The purpose of the plan is to assist associates in preparation for retirement.

Open Positions

There’s always room at Southern Motion for growth, and we want you to find the job that you love. With a variety of teams to choose from, we’re looking for your talent to shine. Discover the right role for your skills today.

Hardware Assembler
Hardware Assembler
Upholsterer
Upholsterer
Sewing Machine Operator
Sewing Machine Operator
Fabric Cutting Operator
Fabric Cutting Operator
Frame Assembler
Frame Assembler
Leather Cutting Operator
Leather Cutting Operator
Filling - blowfill
Filling - Blowfill
Filling - handfill
Filling - Handfill

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Employee Spotlights & Testimonials

Danny Hale
Danny Hale
Maintenance Lead
Employee since 1997
"It is a great company to work for and I am humbled and grateful to be recognized."
Erlie Payne
Erlie Payne
Sewing Lead
Employee since 2014
"Thank you to this company. It has been a blessing to me. I’ve been here 6 years and enjoyed every bit of it!"
Jacqueline Westmoreland
Jacqueline Westmoreland
Sewing Lead
Employee since 2002
"I like working at Southern Motion because they have steady work hours, competitive wages, and a clean, safe work environment."

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