Seamstress / Industrial Sewing Machine Operator

Thank you, miigwech for your interest! We really value our employees and we believe in building a strong community culture.


We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Seamstress/Tailor to add to our team. As a key member of our production team, they are responsible for operating the sewing machines to produce the various products in our collection line. Our team of operators/seamstress/tailors is committed, attentive and participates in the development and continuous improvement of our products. The ideal candidate will be able to follow instructions, precise, and efficient, with a passion for promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion, and  an appreciation for Indigenous arts and cultures.

At MINI TIPI, you will join a team of passionate and talented individuals, making a meaningful impact. We prioritize work-life balance and your well-being, supporting the 'right to disconnect.' Enjoy Fridays ending at 2pm, a 50% product discount, VRSP plan, and benefits. Join us for a fulfilling career with a balanced lifestyle.

A typical day at MINI TIPI involves:

  • Operating industrial sewing machines in a production line
  • Performing repetitive tasks consistently
  • Working in a goal-oriented environment
  • Following the instructions from our Head of Production
  • Meeting individual daily quotas

We are looking for someone with : 

  • Have 2-3 years of experience using industrial sewing machines
  • Attention to detail 
  • Able to work in a dynamic environment
  • Team spirit and open-mindedness
  • The ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Demonstrate organization and ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to keep a steady hand while running fabric through a machine
  • Experience in production line operations
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks
  • A strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to understand machine operation instructions

 What we offer our employees : 

  • Competitive salary with annual review
  • Monday to Friday work weeks
  • Work week ending at 2pm on Fridays
  • Parking available at our Aylmer location
  • Additional paid holiday (Easter Monday)
  • Monthly meetings with team building activity
  • 50% discount on products for all personal purchases for employees
  • Voluntary retirement savings plan (VRSP), with employer contribution after 1 year
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Proud to produce locally designed and manufactured product
  • Involvement in the community
  • Bright, clean and fun work environment

How to Apply:

If you're ready to be part of a dynamic team that is making a positive impact, we invite you to submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your skills, experiences, and why you're interested in joining MINI TIPI to We look forward to hearing from you!