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Industrial Seamstress


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Zeeland, MI - (USA) 400 South State Street Suite 250 MI Zeeland , MI - 49464-2092 Phone : 616-748-2000



Job Description

Industrial Seamstress

The ideal candidate will have a preferred 2-years or more sewing experience, but we would be willing to train the right individual who meets our minimum requirements. Our company designs and fabricates boat canvas, including biminis, enclosures, cockpit covers, and many other products. We are a small business with a strong, supportive work culture.

The seamstress/sewer's duties will include:

* Sewing materials related to a marine focused industry including, but not limited to: acrylic canvas, vinyl's, screens, zippers, clear plastics, and carpeting

* Operating an industrial, pneumatically driven sewing machine

* Assembling projects with multiple components

* Troubleshooting and repairing various projects and older products

* Making minor adjustments to their sewing machine for optimal performance and quality

* Producing high-quality product with close attention to detail and striving for efficiency

* Learning and retaining new skills and techniques

* Reading work orders, product maps, and following directions

* Following the directions of the lead seamstress and project manager

* Maintaining a clean and organized work environment

Position requirements

Entry level position must have:

* Basic knowledge of sewing

* Ability to cut various materials using a scissors, rotary cutter, or utility knife

* Ability to pass as sewing skills assessment scheduled at our office

* A good attitude, must be a team player

* Willingness to learn

* Critical thinking skills

* Problem solving skills

* Strength to lift and handle 50lbs of materials

* Upper body and hand strength to move material around the table and manipulate it through the sewing machine

* Reliable transportation

* Excellent attendance

* Past sewing experience of two to three years not required, but considered a plus

* Industrial sewing experience not required, but considered a plus

M-F, 7a-3:30p or 8a-4:30p, $14-$15/hr DOE, temp to hire in 460 hours