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Full-time Sewing Machine Operator

at Barbarian Sports Wear in Kitchener

Barbarian Sportswear is one of few textile manufacturers in Canada. We specialize in rugby uniforms and rugby inspired clothing supplying to retail stores, university bookstores, and rugby teams from beginner to national. Barbarian Sportswear employees are a team of fun, motivated and hardworking individuals, but as a growing business, we are looking for a new key player! We have an opportunity for a full time Industrial Sewer to join our team in Kitchener. The ideal person will have a positive attitude, be responsible, dependable, have excellent manual dexterity.

Applicants should have knowledge of industrial sewing machines and basic sewing skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Pre-inspect each piece textile for defects prior to sewing.
-Ability to sew a wide range of textiles at required productivity rates.

-Effectively operate various sewing machines (brands and styles) and be able to conduct routine (basic) sewing machine maintenance such as:

  • Thread, Needle, Blade, & Bobbin changes.
  • Cleaning of thread or textile remnants from casings
  • Oiling of machine

-Solve problems with sewing machines or get appropriate help to resolve problems.

-Ensure that each part passed to the next station meets the customers' quality expectations.

-Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor

-Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

*A quick sewing skills test will be required

The position is full time, Monday – Friday, and based in Kitchener, Ontario.

Salary: From $15.75 per hour

Wage determined based on experience.


Application Process

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We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected will be contacted for pre screening.



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