• Sewing Machine Technician

    Regular Full-Time
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(11/20/2018 6:51 PM)
  • Overview

    In 1897 C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available.


    Filson recognizes that it takes a world-class team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.

    Engineering Maintenance Mechanic

    The Machine Mechanic works with the rest of the mechanic team to ensure that all machinery is operating at full efficiency.


    • To safely keep all Filson production equipment up and running, to make the best Filson-quality products
    • Conduct and document preventive maintenance on equipment as directed
    • Notify Maintenance Supervisor for all necessary parts, dies, folders and supplies
    • Work on projects as needed, which may involve light welding/soldering/electrical/facilities


    • Mechanical Aptitude
    • Experience on repairing sewing machines and other garment manufacturing machinery
    • Experience in the textiles industry 
    • Problem solving skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Good organizational skills
    • Team work
    • Willingness to learn something new
    • Self Starter
    • Ability to perform other duties such as electrical, plumbing, metal fabrication


    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met of any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform those essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

    • Regularly sit and stand
    • Use hands, fingers, and arms to use machinery
    • Use hands, fingers, and arms to lift, squeeze, pinch, grab products/items/supplies
    • Reach up, across, or down to retrieve products and supplies
    • See, talk, and hear. 
    • Occasionally required to walk
    • Occasionally required to move or lift up to 50 pounds 


    Note:     This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive.  Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Filson is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings which are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.  Discrimina­tion and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally incon­sistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

    With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job




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