Sailmaker

Salem, MA 01970
United States

Industry
Sailmaking
Job Start Date
4/16/2021
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Housing Provided
No
Pay
From $23.00 To $28.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Doyle Sailmakers is owned by Robbie Doyle and is headed by Jud Smith. This company began in 1982 in Marblehead and moved to neighboring Salem, MA in 2007. We build sails for cruisers and racers alike, but specialize in the world's most competitive One Design classes, such as the J/70, Etchells, Star, and Yngling. Our J70 sails have won numerous Worlds and have made an impressive splash in the market.
 
The sails are technical and always top quality. Doyle Sailmakers is seeking an experienced sailmaker to be part of the production team working with Jud Smith and other industry natives with 20+ years experience. Pay will be commiserate with experience. Experience with highly technical sails and ability to optimize sails is part of the skill set we are seeking. Ability and understanding of how to cut or recut a luff curve depending on mast bend would be beneficia. We would support the ability for pro-sailing or coaching for the right candidate, especially if it could benefit Doyle teams and customers. Full time employee benefits include Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental, vacation days, sick days, and paid holidays.
 
Separately, we are always welcoming to Sailmaking Apprentices looking to begin a career path. We are willing to train those with trade skills or sailing enthusiasm. 
Job Requirements
The ideal condidate will have:
- sailmaking experience
- sewing experience
- sticking experience
- technical level of thinking
- ability to be performance and efficiency oriented
- time management skills
- enthusiasm for technical challenges
- patience and ability to overcome adversity
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