Manufacturing Assistant Wanted

Job Description: Manufacturing Assistant

SLO Sail and Canvas is looking for a new team member with diverse skills and experience, including knowledge of fabrication, sewing, and administrative work.

Competitive applicants will have the ability to (or aptitude to learn how to):

  • Build component parts for production.
  • Safely operate industrial sewing machines, power tools, and welding equipment.
  • Use proficient math skills for measurement, design, and build phases of projects.
  • Utilize Microsoft Office Suite for business operation plus communication with coworkers and clients.
  • Use AutoCAD or SolidWorks drafting software for project design – preferred, not required).


Requirements for new hire:

  • Reliable transportation and valid California Drivers License.
  • Ability to pass background check.
  • Occasional out-of-town travel.
  • Ability to lift 50lb.


More about our company:

SLO Sail and Canvas is a casual, rapidly growing, and locally owned company. We value an entrepreneurial spirit, flexibility, and teach-ability in a highly specialized and fun business. SLO Sail has developed four distinct business divisions since the company's inception in 2005: sailmaking, catamaran trampolines, boat covers/canvas, and custom industrial sewing and production. We offer a diverse work environment with opportunities to learn many disciplines in our business. We are hiring full-time, permanent positions starting immediately and are willing to train the right people to learn what we do. SLO Sail and Canvas is an equal opportunity employer.


We offer:

  • Competitive starting hourly wage--$16-20/hr DOE
  • Opportunities for quick advancement and increases in hourly wage
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plan after 90 days
  • Simple IRA with Employer Matching Contribution


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour