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SIN is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we champion it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. All aspects of our employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.


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Description

SIN is seeking a full-time Kiln Technician who enjoys and excels at working in a creative environment, is detailed oriented and deadline focused. The Kiln Technician will prepare and run daily kilns, manage weekly reporting requirements and problem solve any troubleshooting errors with glazes. The ideal candidate is someone who finds enjoyment in the technical side of ceramics and partaking in the transformation of the product. This is a perfect position for a creative problem-solver, with technical kiln knowledge, seeking to make an impact at a growing small business.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and run daily kilns (Hi Fire and Bisque)
    - Sanding
    - Glazing
    - Loading
    - Unloading
    - Quality Control
  • Ability to forsee and troubleshoot any technical issues in regards to the kiln, product, glaze, etc.
  • Prepare weekly kiln schedule.
  • Improve / optimize the kiln load to ensure space efficiency.
  • Track, manage and report accurate daily numbers in Google Doc.
  • Wire all lights
  • Create, maintain and improve standard kiln procedures for the department.
  • Make weekly glaze batches
  • Detail oriented, confident in basic arithmetic, strong communication skills.

We are a small business, so this list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded.

Requirements

  • Collaborative working style; thrive in a team working environment.
  • Knowledge of Kiln and Glazing process: Hand building or wiring knowledge is a plus.
  • Must enjoy physical work along with ability to stand 2-3 hours at a time.
  • Must be able to lift large fragile items in and out of kilns, up to 25 lbs. at a time.
  • Must be able to handle very delicate greenware.
  • Strong hand and finger dexterity.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Experience with Google Suite is a plus.
  • Self-reliant, can quickly grasp new concepts and ask the right questions in the face of ambiguity.
  • Excellent problem-solver with a “get it done” attitude.
  • Adaptable, willing to take on new challenges and changes that come with a growing small business.

Description

SIN is seeking a full-time Ceramic Fabricator who is passionate about working with clay, and has the ability to thrive in a face pace work environment. The perfect candidate possesses strong attention to detail, excellent time management skills and enjoys honing their hand-building craft. This is an exciting, hands-on opportunity for someone with a desire to see through a production from start to finish with a passion for home goods, lighting and ceramics industry.

Responsibilities

  • Create hand-built and slip-casted ceramic products for all in-house ceramic SKUs.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of clay production studio on a daily basis.

We are a small business, so this list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded.

Requirements

  • Collaborative working style; thrive in a team working environment.
  • Knowledge of Hand building is a plus.
  • Must enjoy physical work along with ability to stand 2-3 hours at a time.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs of clay.
  • Strong hand and finger dexterity.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize.
  • Excellent problem-solver with a “get it done” attitude.
  • Adaptable, willing to take on new challenges and changes that come with a growing small business.