Production assistant / cutting assistant needed - located in Downtown Pittsburgh
We are looking for the right person to train and assist with canvas bag production - specifically the cutting room. Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to), reading patterns, cutting fabric, moving bolts of fabric and prepping parts and pieces for stitching. If you love to spend your days making things, have a strong attention to detail, are good at following instructions and can do repetitive labor for hours on end, you will do well in this position. We have a very small and close knit workplace so it is imperative you are comfortable in a small working environment.
The right candidate will demonstrate the following skills:
attention to detail
precise with measurements
ability to follow instructions and communicate instructions to others
physical ability to stand for extended hours
must be able to lift 50 lbs
be a self motivated independent worker
strong work ethic
interest in small manufacturing
comfortable working with cutting equipment, blades and large bolts of fabric
basic math skills required
While not required, it would be lovely if you had the following:
background in art and/or design
interest in handmade community and/or small independent business
Part time (15-20 hours a week, with potential to grow to full time for the right candidate).
Looking for the right person to start immediately.
Please note, this is not a stitching position.
Please send cover letter and resume to: email@example.com
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
(we just moved and have not set up a phoneline. email us!)
429 First Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219