A vehicle trimmer cleans the new interior door lining he has just installed

Vehicle Trimmer

Install, repair and replace the inside trim of vehicles.


Vehicle trimmers install, repair and replace the interior trim of vehicles such as seats, linings, floor coverings and door trims.

Work is in garages, workshops or manufacturing plants. The work environment may be noisy and polluted, protective gear may be needed.

Suits reliable people who have an interest in cars and good attention to detail.


  • remove old coverings and fittings from vehicles and take measurements for new trims
  • prepare new vehicle trim work according to drawings and sketches
  • select and cut pieces of fabric, vinyl and leather and sew pieces together using heavy-duty sewing machines
  • install lining, floor coverings and armrests inside vehicles
  • attach door trims, rubber seals, locks and handles.

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