Industrial Seamstress/Seamster

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We are seeking a skilled and experienced part-time industrial seamstress/seamster to join our team! If you have a strong work ethic, excellent attention to detail, and a passion for producing high-quality products, this position is for you.

You'll spend time on the following:

  • Operate industrial sewing machines to sew and assemble fabric patterns for our autonomous barns
  • Follow technical specifications and instructions to ensure that finished products meet quality standards
  • Measure and cut fabrics according to pattern specifications
  • Perform routine maintenance on sewing machines, including changing needles and oiling equipment
  • Design and modify patterns
  • Work collaboratively with team members to ensure that we meet project deadlines
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area

Here’s what we are looking for:

  • You have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You have prior experience as an industrial seamstress or in a manufacturing environment preferred, with specific experience in fabric building construction
  • You have expertise in operating industrial sewing machines and working with various types of fabrics, including heavy-duty materials such as PVC
  • You have strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • You can read and interpret technical drawings and patterns
  • You have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • You are comfortable with repetitive tasks and standing for extended periods
  • You can work independently and as part of a team

Bonus points if...

  • You have prior experience as an industrial seamstress or in a manufacturing environment 
  • You have experience working in a startup or an agri-business
  • Bilingual (English/French)

About Ukkö Robotics

We’re a team of makers, thinkers and farmers. We approach regenerative farming with innovation and technology, using what we learned to create easy-to-use products that give farmers flexibility and peace of mind.

Cofounders Daniel Badiou and Katrina Jean-Laflamme founded Ukkö Robotics with the goal of using technology to transform the traditional barn, making pasture-based farming more accessible. We specialize in the manufacturing of our connected, self-moving barns : the ROVA|BARN.

ROVA|BARN provides farmers (and aspiring farmers) with never-before-seen flexibility, allowing individuals to raise their animals on pasture while having the same benefits as most high-tech barns.

More Details

  • Part-Time (min. 20 hrs/week): in-person
  • Flexible schedule 
  • Successful candidates will be remunerated based on their skills and experience.
  • Posted on October 31, 2023
  • Closed when we select a suitable candidate for the position


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