Sneaker Laundry Worker - Johannesburg

Sneaker Laundry Worker - Johannesburg APPLY NOW

9 Feb 2024
Full time

Are you passionate about sneakers and streetwear? Do you thrive in a dynamic retail environment, sharing your love for sneakers. Court Order, a leading name in high-end sneakers and streetwear, is looking for a sneaker laundry worker to join our team!

About Us

At Court Order, we don't just sell products; we're a lifestyle. Our store is a hub for the latest in streetwear and sneaker culture. We pride ourselves on our curated collection and our commitment to exceptional customer experiences.

The Role

A sneaker laundry worker is responsible for cleaning, restoring, and rejuvenating sneakers to their original condition or even better. They carefully examine each pair of sneakers for dirt, stains, scuffs, and signs of wear. Using specialised cleaning techniques and products, they delicately remove dirt and grime from various materials such as leather, suede, fabric, and rubber. Depending on the sneaker's material and condition, they might employ brushing, scrubbing, steaming, and other cleaning methods.

Here are some essential skills:

  1. Cleaning Techniques: Proficiency in various cleaning methods specific to different sneaker materials, such as leather, suede, canvas, mesh, and rubber. Knowledge of which cleaning agents, brushes, and tools to use for effective yet gentle cleaning.
  2. Material Knowledge: Understanding the properties and characteristics of different sneaker materials. This helps in choosing the appropriate cleaning methods and products, ensuring no damage occurs during the cleaning process.
  3. Attention to Detail: A keen eye for detail to identify dirt, stains, scuffs, and damages on sneakers. Ensuring that every nook and cranny of the sneakers is thoroughly cleaned and restored.
  4. Colour Matching and Touch-Up: Skill in colour matching and touch-up techniques to restore faded or chipped colours, logos, and designs on sneakers.
  5. Repair Skills: Basic repair skills to re-glue loose parts, fix minor damages, and reinforce weak areas without compromising the sneaker's structure.
  6. Customer Service: Excellent customer service skills to communicate with clients, understand their specific needs, and provide recommendations on cleaning and restoration options.
  7. Time Management: Efficiently managing the workload, ensuring that each pair of sneakers receives the necessary attention and care within a reasonable timeframe.
  8. Ethical Considerations: Recognising the value and sentimentality that sneakers might hold for their owners, and treating each pair with the utmost respect and care.

Key Requirements:

Role type: Full time

Location: Johannesburg

We Offer

  • A dynamic and exciting work environment.
  • Opportunities for growth and development.
  • A supportive team and inclusive culture.


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