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TradeWinds Services, Inc
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TradeWinds Services, Inc. is a non-profit agency located in Merrillville that has been providing support and care to individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities in Northwest Indiana for over 50 years. We have a full-time position in our Industries - Sewing Department. Must be available Monday thru Friday, hours may vary. This position reports to the Sewing Manager.

TradeWinds has been contracting with the United States Department of Defense for more than 30 years. Garments produced to meet military specifications include disposal coveralls, cloth smocks, tunics, chef coats, and women's slacks.

We seek individuals who have high attention to detail, are very precise, and can stay on task. Technical sewing skills required. Experience of 1-2 years industrial sewing preferred, however, will consider home sewing skills. Industrial sewing machine used, including single needle, double-needle, lockstitch, blind stitch. Skill level will be tested at the interview. Require to maintain high quality while increasing production level to 80% minimum of the standard rate. High school diploma or GED preferred.

TradeWinds offers full-time benefits including medical, vacation & sick time, holiday pay, AFLAC, plus the dental, vision, 401K & a 24/7 gym at our facility.

Please complete online job application and submit resume to

or in person M-F, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
at 3198 East 83rd Place, Merrillville, IN

TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws.
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