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Are you outgoing and self-motivated? Do you love working with people? Are you a creative enthusiast who enjoys hobbies such as sewing, quilting and embroidery? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then we want to meet you!

We’ve got you covered... We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes group health insurance, vacation days, holiday pay, pre-tax retirement program, a competitive hourly plus commission pay, and fabulous team-member discounts. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment. These job descriptions are intended to describe the general nature of the work team members can expect within the job classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for the position. Product and Sales training will be provided through written guides, online classes and ongoing team training. If you are interested in learning more about any of these positions, please send us your resume with the application below.

We are currently searching for people to fill these positions:

Sewing & Vacuum Service Technician | Sacramento, CA & San Jose, CA

Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Centers is the leading sewing machine and vacuum dealer in northern California. With 5 locations, 3 of them in the greater Sacramento area, we are the market leader in sales and service of household, commercial, and industrial sewing, quilting, embroidery machines and vacuum cleaners. We have been a market leader in the sewing & vacuum machine service industry for over 80 years, and we have excelled at providing solutions and adding value for our customers. Growth is a critical component of our business plan, and we are currently looking for Sewing and Vacuum Service Technicians to help us in that growth.

Service Technicians fulfill a critical role in our operations and it is our mission and our promise to our customers, which we strive to provide “Pride in Service”. We do this by providing our technicians with the factory training they need to accomplish and sustain the highest efficiency possible.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for troubleshooting, service, and repair on all makes of sewing, quilting, embroidery machines and vacuum cleaners
  • Positive interface with service writers, parts department and customers.
  • Keep paper work updated and handed in upon completion.
  • Meet requirements for certifications.
  • Repair & Service of sewing, quilting, embroidery machines and vacuum cleaners

Ideal Candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Positive attitude and excellent customer relationship skills.
  • The ability to set goals and accomplish them.
  • The desire to take advantage of certification opportunities to have the most updated product training.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work with little supervision.

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working with various types of machines.
  • Be able to work with diagnostic computers for troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Use computers for web based training and work order system.
  • Technical degree or certification a plus.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Must be physically able to lift and work with no restrictions.

Benefits Include:

  • Excellent compensation
  • Continuing certification training
  • Generous benefits including insurance options, vacation, holiday, and sick pay, 401(k) with employer match

Store Manager | Modesto, CA

Full-time, Salary: Includes base plus commission, health benefits, vacation time, and a 401K

When you walk into a Meissner Sewing and Vacuum Center you will notice that you are surrounded by Meissner Team Members that are passionate about the sewing industry. We are continually trying to provide and enable the best sewing experience possible for our customers. Customers love to visit our stores because we offer a unique experience by sharing advice, showing techniques and inspiring creativity.

We are currently looking for a full time Store Manager for a new store in the Modesto, CA. area. Running the day to day operations of this store will encompass a wide variety of duties.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Provide oversight and direction to all employees.
  • Lead employees to meet the organization's expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.
  • Maintain employee work schedules including a sewing class schedule.
  • Manage total sales and profitability of the store.
  • Become familiar with a wide variety of sewing machines, embroidery machines and serger in terms of: selling features, knowledge support and some basic technical support.
  • Merchandise, organize and arrange store products in a way to optimize the customer experience.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Must have basic sewing skills and fabric knowledge.
  • Must have sewing machine experience.
  • Must have basic computers skills including Windows based applications. Must have Point of Sale and/or Inventory Software experience
  • Knowledge and experience in supervision and management.
  • Sewing experience: 5+ years (Required)
  • Retail: 2+ years (Preferred)

Instructor | All Locations

Full-time, Commission

Are you out going, self-motivated & enjoy working with people? Are you a creative enthusiast who enjoys sewing, quilting and embroidery? If you answered yes to either of those questions, we want to meet you!

Roles and Responsibilities:
Machine instruction educators are responsible for teaching New Owner Guide Classes for products sold in our store; assisting with special events and developing specialty machine focused classes.

  • Guide new machine owners through sewing/embroidery functions of their machines
  • Provide new machine owners with the information needed to be successful with their machines
  • Assist/monitor special events
  • Meet the needs of our customers by demonstrating and selling sewing machines and related products to fulfill their creative desires
  • Create inspiring and well-made samples
  • Provide  excellent customer service and experience in the classroom and on the sales floor
  • Promote and maintain a safe working and shopping environment
  • Consists of a 40 hour, 5 day work week with Sundays off

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of sewing experience
  • Sewing/Embroidery Knowledge; Software knowledge preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication, verbal & written skills
  • Ability to create an inspiring environment for customers
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Enthusiastic drive to teach customers sewing/embroidery knowledge
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills & ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Sales Consultant | All Locations

A Sales Consultant is responsible for meeting the needs and desires of creative enthusiasts by demonstrating and selling sewing machines and related products.

  • Interact with customers daily in order to achieve individual and team sales goals
  • Create inspiring displays of merchandise and samples
  • Perform daily cash wrap duties in a timely manner
  • Create the ultimate customer experience while focusing on strategic, operational and leadership excellence
  • Promote and maintain a safe working and shopping environment
  • Consists of a 40 hour, 5-day work week
  • Full-time, Commission

Basic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of sales experience, preferred but not required
  • Sewing/Embroidery knowledge or the willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication, verbal and written skills
  • Ability to create an inspiring environment for customers
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

Warehouse Clerk/Driver | Sacramento, CA

We are looking for a full-time Warehouse Clerk at our Sacramento location. The Warehouse Clerk is responsible for picking, stocking and tracking warehouse inventory. Duties also include assisting with set up and tear down for events, assisting guests in lifting machines and/or cabinets, and making deliveries to outlying stores and customers.

  • Check in inventory shipments to store location
  • Do weekly serialized inventory
  • Organize and clean warehouse space
  • Assist the team with set up/tear down of classrooms and event space
  • Check machines in and out for service
  • Carry out machines and cabinets for guests
  • Hang promotional signs and change out consistently with sales events
  • Assemble cabinets for sales floor and guests as needed

Basic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ year of experience as a warehouse clerk
  • A valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs, and stoop, squat, kneel, crouch and crawl depending on the task requirements
  • Ability to lift and handle up to 50 pounds unassisted
  • Must have the ability to use a pallet jack, dolly or carts when moving items weighing more than 50 pounds

 Meissner Sewing Machine Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage all qualified and interested persons to apply for this position by submitting a resume for consideration.