Job Description

Carpenter Co. has immediate openings for Part-time Sewers, Gluers, and Material Handlers at our Longview and Taylorsville, NC locations.  Longview 3rd shift and Taylorsville, 2nd shift.  Part-time employees may only work sixteen or less hours per week.  Part-time employees are not eligible for vacation, holidays, or medical, dental or vision benefits, or other portions of the benefit package.  Part-time employee’s shifts/schedules will be determined by each location, but part-time employees will be expected to work a minimum of 3 hours per day.  Carpenter Co. policies will apply.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining best in class quality standards.  The successful candidate will be able to communicate with department supervisors, department operators, and production personnel on a daily basis, and maintain a well organized work area that is safely stacked and properly labeled to achieve the necessary results to meet production and shipping schedules.


  • These individuals will assemble individual fiber, fabric, and other sub-components into fabricated cushion covers.  Prior industrial sewing experience is required.  Specific on the job training is provided.
  • Pay Rate:  17.30 - 18.56 per hour.


  • These individuals will assemble foam, fiber, and and other sub-components into fabricated furniture cushions.  Gluing experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Pay Rate:  14.60 - 15.35 per hour

Material Handlers:  

  • These positions are responsible for efficiently and safely handling unfinished and/or finished product or material to ensure an orderly flow of raw materials and finished goods. 
  • Pay Rate:  14.60 - 15.35 per hour

Material Handler Additional responsibilities:

  • Receive finished product at the end of the line.  
  • Inspect finished goods prior to passing on to the next process. 
  • Place correct stickers on each piece.
  • Bundle like pieces and tie together.
  • Read and follow route slips and daily schedules
  • Complete all required paperwork correctly and accurately
  • Assist with other areas of the production area as needed.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Major duties and responsibilities of the job can be satisfactorily performed with a high school diploma or GED
  • Must have basic reading, writing, and math skills
  • Ability to work in a continuous fast- paced environment with attention to detail
  • Ability to lift and maneuver up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work well with others
  • On the job training is provided.


No phone calls or agencies please.

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.