Frame Tent and Pool Cover Sewing Fabricator

Traverse City, MI 49684 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

TentCraft is an amazing place to dive into manufacturing for the first time in that we provide a culture of personal and professional growth while keeping work fun and a little weird or, if you are well experienced in the manufacturing world, come bring your wealth of knowledge and help us make it better!
We are offering a full time, Monday – Friday with additional hours and/or weekends as needed, benefited opportunity to work as a Frame Tent/Pool Cover Sewing Fabricator. Yes, you read that right we said pool covers. You might ask yourself but, TentCraft don’t you make ground shattering, fabulous tents? We do, but, we have also expanded to pool covers and need to bring on an awesome individual, like yourself to help us jump into the deep end of this exciting new adventure!
Although this position mainly requires hot air welding, the other primary duty is industrial sewing…but, don’t let that scare you, we can teach you the trades in no time, attitude and aptitude are everything in this role! If you have any other skills, passions or abilities they will absolutely be utilized, and we encourage you to share them with us.
What you will be responsible for:

Responsible for supporting the fabrication of our largest tent products (Frame Tents) and pool covers. Imagine a big top circus tent, it’s massive now bring it down in your mind’s eye a bit and there you have a frame tent. It’s larger than a typical farmer market pop up tent and requires quite a bit more material to work with, as do the new pool covers. Materials can be heavy to move around but, we have tools to help you such as a Miller Hot Air Welding machine as well as an RF Welder.

Safely operate a Juki industrial sewing machine for Frame Tents and pool cover parts and pieces.

Once trained, able to follow and understand specific fabrication guidelines and quality assurance checks to ensure a world class product for our customers.

Accurately measure and sew products of varying custom elements and sizes to customer specifications.

Grommet installation.

Set up tent frames and quality check fit of canopies, walls, etc.

A good sense of humor, incredible work ethic and motivation to burst through ceilings are essential.

Flexibility when it comes to cross training for other job functions, we rely heavily on TEAMWORK.

Speaking up and engaging in continuous improvement.

What you need:

Hot Air/RF welding, building or Industrial Sewing/fabrication experience a plus but not required, we will train the right person!

Ability to work on your feet all day, drag, pull and lift up to 50 pounds.

Trustworthy, punctual and dependable.

The capacity to be flexible with your schedule.

To be able to think like a customer, detail oriented and quality driven.

Have a mindset to continuously improve processes as well as yourself.

Willingness to learn, take direction and respect others. Will need to possess strong communications skills, you will be working with several different departments, people and personalities while remaining professional at all times.

What we’ll give you:

A work environment that will make your family proud and your friends jealous!

A fun group of coworkers who want nothing more than to see you succeed and will stop at nothing to ensure you do.

Work/life balance is important to us, and we encourage you to be active outside the production floor! Though, flexibility also means being available for extended hours when needed

Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, 21 paid days off per year, paid holidays, Stand-up paddle boards and Kayaks to use, health and wellness reimbursement, and more!

Bottom line:
We began as a start-up company within a large organization and have experienced rapid and sustainable growth by hiring A+ people who are committed to the continued growth and success of this company. We offer a tremendous work environment, great leadership and all the help you could ever ask for. We aren’t interested in job-hoppers or anybody looking to dip their toes in the water. We want people ready to jump in the deep end and help us continue to gain market share from our competitors, introduce new products and become an even better turn-key vendor for our clients than we currently are. Our goal is for this to be the best job you’ve ever had.

To Apply:
Think you are ready to toe the line with us? Visit and apply online! Submit your resume with a well crafted cover letter expressing your interest and why you want to work at TentCraft. That simple!
TentCraft, LLC. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristics as protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.00 – $14.00 per hour



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Health insurance

Health savings account

Life insurance

Paid time off

Parental leave

Referral program

Retirement plan

Vision insurance


10 hour shift

8 hour shift

Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

Signing bonus

Work Location: One location

$13 – $14 an hour

Job Detail
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  • Experience No experience
  • Education No education