Seamstress

  • TagsForHope Inc.
  • London, ON, Canada
  • Mar 03, 2021
Manufacturing/Technical/Skilled Trades

Job Description

At TagsforHope we are building one of the leading eCommerce brands in the pet industry. What makes our company unique is that we manufacture all of our products in-house at our own facility here in London, Ontario and we use the power of social media to reach millions of pet owners worldwide.

We are looking for a talented seamstress to join our team and help us design and build industry-leading pet products. We are looking for someone with a lot of experience and knowledge in sewing, fabric product design, ideally in a medium to high volume production environment. 

If you think you will enjoy working with a small, but extremely talented, creative, and crafty team, within a small business environment and help us bring our products to the next level, this position might be for you. 

Unlike working at larger organizations where it might feel that your work makes little difference, and the sense of community becomes lost, at TagsforHope we strive to do the exact opposite - your work will have a massive impact on the company, you will truly be a part of a small but talented team and you will be able to flex your creative and innovative abilities to solve a wide variety of fascinating problems related to sewing on a daily basis.
Our company started almost a decade ago and since then we have built one of the most recognizable pet brands on social media with over half a million happy customers worldwide. On top of this, our company is heavily mission-focused and one of our core values is to use our success to help feed, treat and rescue as many animals in need as possible.

This is a rare opportunity in London and if you feel excited by the prospect of joining us and your values align with ours, we would love to hear from you. 

 

What skills you will need in order to join our team:

  • Experience designing various fabric-based products, ideally pet-related such as collars, leashes, harnesses, and more.

  • Deep understanding of various sewing equipment for a factory environment including computerized sewing machines 

  • Experience using and operating embroidery machines

  • Understanding and knowledge of different sewing techniques, the most productive and durable patterns, and knowledge in fabric design

  • Deep knowledge of fabrics and their properties

  • Experience finding and applying creative, low-cost solutions to solve problems

  • The drive to constantly improve, innovative and solve problems 

 

You will need to meet one of the following education/experience requirements

  • College or University Seamstress related degree or similar

  • Minimum of 3 years of seamstress experience in a medium to high volume manufacturing environment
     

If hired, you will be

  • Paid a competitive salary with a great benefits package 

  • Given the opportunity to grow with a young company and many opportunities for career growth and salary raises.

  • Working in a unique office/factory environment where you can bring your pet to work with you

  • Get to be a part of a fun, creative, and unique team

  • Given lots of extra perks such as access to our full snacks room, free drinks, lots of premium coffee and tea, team outings, and much more

 

How to apply

To help us in the application review process please include the year our company was founded at the top of your application. It can be easily found on our website and will help you stand out. We will, unfortunately, ignore all applicants who don’t follow this step.

Please apply by visiting our website at www.tagsforhope.com/contact and send us an email through the contact form. Please include with your application:

  • Your cover letter 

  • Your resume

  • Your interview availability schedule

 

The position is available immediately upon the completion of an extensive interview process.

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!

TagsforHope is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. We thank you for applying, but please note that only those candidates considered for the next steps in the hiring process will be contacted.