Soft Goods Production Assistant

Company Overview

Heath Ceramics

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Heath Ceramics is a more than 60-year-old California company that makes dinnerware and architectural tile of good and enduring design. We believe in the benefits of local manufacturing and, with more than 200 employees and growing, we support a growing community of people committed to and inspired by the process of designing, making and sharing.

Heath Sews, a new venture by Heath Ceramics, was set up to design and manufacture soft goods with the same design driven manufacturing values as Heath Ceramics started with in 1948. Heath Sews takes the same design led in-house manufacturing approach that we practice in ceramics to another medium and product. Using materials and process as the inspiration, and creating products that last a lifetime, are all goals shared with the Heath Ceramics Legacy.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Part-time
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  • Industry: Apparel and Sewn Goods
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  • Position is Entry-level
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Job Duties

Heath is looking for a Soft Goods Production Assistant to support the manufacturing of soft goods like bags and home accessories. We are looking for hardworking individuals who have a strong work ethic and production mentality. As a Soft Goods Production Assistant at Heath, your daily tasks will include cutting and preparing felt, canvas and leather materials.

Essential Role Functions

_ Cuts, either by machine or hand, soft materials based on design specifications

_ Prepares fabric and materials before and after cutting including, but not limited to, folding, ironing and organizing

_ Maintains organization and cleanliness of the workshop and personal work area

_ Makes note as inventory reaches levels requiring restocking

_ Communicates with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions

_ Works alongside other employees, maintaining a positive attitude

Job Requirements

_ Experience in a production/manufacturing environment

_ Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time

_ Ability to manage time effectively, are motivated and organized

_ Good interpersonal and communication skills, comfortable working with others

_ High attention to detail

_ Experience working with soft materials is helpful but not required

Physical Requirements

_ Activities may include climbing, balancing, kneeling, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, repetitive motion, grasping, and feeling.

_ Intermittently sitting, standing, stooping. Requires repeated reaching by extending hand(s) and/or arm(s) in any direction. Moderate lifting or carrying 26 – 50 lbs.

Skills/Experience Preferred





This role is a part-time schedule, 24 hours a week, Tuesday- Thursday or days/times agreed upon with the department manager.

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