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Junior Technical Designer at Saratoga Horseworks / Custom Sewn Products

Custom Sewn Products, the contract manufacturing division of Saratoga Horseworks, Ltd, is a leading manufacturer of American made products sold in a wide range of markets such as equine, pet products, scuba diving, musical instrument accessories, personal flotation devices, flexible hyperbaric chambers, and more. Our diverse range of contract customers rely on our ability to produce quality products and satisfy the unique design requirements for their non-apparel products.  Custom Sewn Products has a full time employment opportunity for a skilled and creative Assistant Technical Designer. This position is located at our manufacturing facility in Amsterdam NY.

Located in scenic upstate NY Custom Sewn Products is an easy commute from historic Saratoga Springs, and the Albany area. Our location offers our staff access to many outdoor sports, cultural activities, and night life. Our compensation package includes competitive wages, health insurance, retirement plan, and continuing education reimbursement, paid vacation / holidays, and relocation assistance.

Position Responsibilities

  • Perform and review sample making
  • Support senior technical designer in developing designs and patterns for specific projects
  • Record the production process for new products or process improvements for existing products
  • Completes design and process documentation including Tech Packs and engineering and distributes relevant documentation to all stake holders.
  • Marker making
  • Work with production to ensure quality control
  • Perform embroidery and laser design creation for samples and production
  • Establish and maintain sample resource library to support company requirements
  • Testing new product prototypes as required
  • Apply lean manufacturing principles to the production process
  • Coordinate with marketing to successfully introduce new products or product redesigns to the market
  • Sit in on customer meetings and telecoms to establish design criteria for new upcoming products, or product revisions
  • Other functions that from time to time may be required for the continued success of the company


To be considered for this opportunity candidates should already have the following minimum skills:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in technical design field
  • Minimum of one year sewn products manufacturing experience
  • College course or work experience with computer aided design of textile products
  • Above average sewing skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good math skills
  • Ability to confidently interact with all levels of management, production, and customers
  • Good work ethic and habits

Additional beneficial skills:

  • Bi lingual Spanish / English
  • Experience in the Equine and / or Scuba industry

Applicants should apply with resume, links to online portfolio and cover letter. Application materials may be emailed to mike@horseworks.com or mailed to:

Custom Sewn Products

Saratoga Horseworks, LTD

PO Box 549

Amsterdam NY 12010



Manufacturing Technician

Saratoga Horseworks, a growing area manufacturing company located in
Amsterdam, NY, is seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team. Full
time, permanent, day shift positions as manufacturing technicians in our
sealing department. Qualified individuals should have previous employment in
manufacturing, with experience in textiles a plus, computer experience, and
good hand-eye coordination.

Competitive wages, health and dental insurance, paid vacation, retirement plan, and paid holidays.
To be considered send resume, cover letter and three professional references to Brian@horseworks.com or mail to

Custom Sewn Products
Saratoga Horseworks, LTD
PO Box 549
Amsterdam NY 12010

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