Careers

Alabama Chanin is a lifestyle company that focuses on creating an array of products for the person and the home through focusing on slow design and sustainability. Our products are made by hand and machine using a combination of new, organic, and recycled materials.

Over the years, Alabama Chanin has developed a life of its own that emerges as a multi-fold organization—which we refer to as the “Alabama Chanin Family of Businesses.” Each of our divisions has individual specialties, yet all fall under the same mission established for Alabama Chanin. Our philosophy guides each arm and we all work together toward the same goal: creating beautiful products in sustainable ways that enrich our customers, community, and co-workers.

Our studio space is housed in a sturdy, industrial-style, metal building which we call “The Factory.” It is a unique work environment, and our team members are creative, inspired, committed, dedicated, and enthusiastic about their role in the company—we truly love and believe in what we are doing here at The Factory
and beyond.

If you think you would be a perfect fit for our growing team, then you’ve come to the right place.

*Alabama Chanin is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or genetic information.

Production Specialist - Sewing Machine Operator

Alabama Chanin is seeking a Production Specialist for our Machine-Sewing Division.  This position will require a working knowledge of machine- and hand-sewing skills and garment construction. Some design background is a plus. The position also involves constant communication, active listening, time management, critical thinking, and decision making in a fast-paced environment. 

This is a full-time hourly position. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 5:00pm. Additional hours may be required based on special events, and/or meetings. Key responsibilities include hand- and machine-sewing samples, cutting collerete, operating sewing machines, inspecting job orders, working with our Technical Designer to achieve production goals, maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of patterns in regards to usage and locale, keeping production area clean and orderly, and managing individual productivity.

Please submit your application here or apply in person at 462 Lane Drive, Florence from 10:00am – 4:00pm daily.

Production Specialist - Hand Cutting

Alabama Chanin is seeking a Production Specialist for our Hand Cutting Division.  This position will require a working knowledge of hand-sewing skills and garment construction. Some design background is a plus. The position also involves constant communication, active listening, time management, critical thinking, and decision making in a fast-paced environment.

This is a full-time hourly position. Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am until 5:00pm. Additional hours may be required based on special events, and/or meetings. Key responsibilities include hand-cutting samples, hand-sewing samples, inspecting job orders, working with our Production Coordinator to achieve production goals, assisting with cutting garments and DIY kits for online and special orders, maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of patterns in regards to usage and locale, keeping production area in a neat and orderly fashion, and managing individual productivity

Please submit your application here or apply in person at 462 Lane Drive, Florence from 10:00am – 4:00pm daily.

Front of House Café Service Associate

The Factory Café is seeking a Front of House café associate. Our ideal candidate is organized, outgoing, able to adapt to a fast-paced environment, and has food service and leadership experience. Duties include food prep and service, customer interaction, and day-to-day café operations. Responsibilities include operating the register and POS system. The position is best suited to an individual with past experience in retail and/or food service. ServeSafe certification is a plus. Excellent communication skills and an ability to function in a fast-paced, often stressful environment is essential to this role.

Please submit your application here or apply in person at 462 Lane Drive, Florence from 10:00am – 4:00pm daily.

Model, As Needed

Alabama Chanin is looking for models for photo shoots, as needed, for editorial, promotional, and website materials. We are seeking female models who represent a variety of sizes, ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Photography shoots will be arranged in advance. Our ideal candidate has flexible availability, and modeling experience is preferred but not required.

Please submit your application here or apply in person at 462 Lane Drive, Florence from 10:00am – 4:00pm daily.

Fit Model, As Needed

Alabama Chanin is looking for a female part-time fit model to try on garment samples on an as needed basis. Fitting times will be arranged in advance. Model must meet the following criteria:

Height: Between 5' 5'' and 5' 8''
Bust: 36 1/2''
Waist: 29 1/4''
Hip (at widest point): 40''

Please submit your application here or apply in person at 462 Lane Drive, Florence from 10:00am – 4:00pm daily.

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