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What you’ll be doing

-Cleaning and wicking glass in preparation for candle making
-Organizing and stocking poured candles
-Prepping wholesale and direct to consumer orders for shipping
-Maintaining order and clean studio spaces
-Being a Scripted Fragrance ambassador both in & outside of the studio

Who you are

-You have between 16-24 hours of availability Monday – Friday
-You are approachable and friendly
-You have strong communication skills: in person, over the phone, and email
-You enjoy working with a small team and care about helping others
-You are independent and a self-starter
-You are able to lift at least 45 lbs and stand on your feet for an entire shift
-You’re flexible, love learning, and take initiative to do so

What you’ll receive

-A position in a female-founded company that values family, charity, hard work, and making beautiful candles!
-Become part of a big part of a growing small business in Warwick
-The opportunity to expand your current skillset and grow along with us
-Scripted Fragrance discounts on products

To apply
Email your resume to (Subject: Part-Time Candle Artisan Assistant)

Sewing Machine Operators wanted to assist in the manufacturing of face masks. No experience required, employer will provide on-the-job training. Please contact Jay Feinberg at,

Daycare Assistant (Full Time)  

Responsible for assisting the Head Teacher in the general supervision and management of a  class of children. Must communicate regularly with parents regarding their child’s growth and  development.  

Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in planning and implementing the daily program under the direction of the Head  Teacher  
  • Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment and preparing needed  materials and supplies  
  • Supervise the program when Head Teacher is out of room  
  • Attend required staff meetings and training programs  

Position Qualifications:  

High School Diploma or its equivalent and one year experience in child care, early  childhood or related program. Must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive  to feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well to both children and adults, and  be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with center philosophy. 

  • Salary dependent on experience and level of education.  

Send resumes to:

Lead/Head Teacher  

Job Type: Full-time 


  • Degree in early childhood degree OR a CDA in Infant/Toddler.  Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)  
  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)  

Education Requirements:  

  • Early Childhood Education or  
  • Child Development Associate Certification Or  
  • If you are approaching certification within the next year and have a transcript as  evidence, you may also qualify for this position.  

If you have:  

  • A positive, kind, and energetic teacher who enjoys working with children  Open to new ideas and coachable  
  • Able to work full time with hours ranging between 6:30 am to as late as 6 pm  Committed to the details that assure a safe and healthy environment for the children  Have excellent communication skills  
  • Have a collaborative working style  
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  
  • Commitment to Professional Development.  
  • Salary dependent on experience and level of education  
  • Send resumes to:

Job Description

FPS Apparel is an apparel manufacturer and supplier located in Chester, NY. We have an immediate need for a Fabric Cutter Operator. The person in this position uses a computerized cutter to cut specified fabric based on cutting design requirements following all established work and safety practices.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Spread fabric rolls for laser and multi ply cutting machines
  • Perform preventive and regular maintenance on cutting and operating heads, notifying supervisor of any concerns.
  • Place inspected fabric on table and prepare it to be cut per customer specifications.
  • Cut fabric per cutting design requirements, adjusting parameters as needed.
  • Move cut fabric to appropriate table, stacking cut pieces according to procedure.
  • Communicate needs to complete order with Digital Print Operator/ Production Supervisor
  • Maintain steady, consistent, and efficient workflow
  • Perform and communicate Quality Control in artwork or materials

Working Conditions:

Frequently required to stand

Ability to lift 40+ lbs

Availability and willingness to work extra hours (paid) during high volume periods

Exposure to machinery, inks and dyes


  • 1-2 yrs previous warehouse experience preferred
  • Good communication, organizational, time management and mathematical skills
  • Must perform effectively under conditions of fluctuating workloads
  • Must be detail and quality oriented
  • Must be able to visually inspect fabrics
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Contact at:

Project Manager

Job Description

FP Services Inc. / FPS Apparel is an apparel manufacturer and supplier located in Florida, NY.

We are looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented entry level Project Manager,who will work closely with our sales team to service our extensive customer base.

We are looking for an individual with great energy, communication, and organizational skills to work as a member of our small team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of custom apparel projects, acting as a liaison between sales rep & production team by coordinating project details and monitoring order status
  • Work alongside sales & account reps to process orders
  • Provide prompt & dependable customer service
  • Answer general inquiries relating to orders via phone/email
  • Provide proactive order updates to customers
  • Manage sample requests


  • BS degree in Business Administration, Communications, or a related field (preferred)
  • Experience with Google Sheets
  • Experience with project management preferred
  • Ability to communicate and to work in team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Positive, excited attitude
  • Willingness to adjust responsibilities if needed to help the team in other areas
  • Ambitious with design to grow within a small, fast-growing company
  • Job type : Full-Time

Contact at:

Account Manager

Job Description

FP Services Inc. / FPS Apparel is an apparel manufacturer and supplier located in Florida, NY.

We are looking for a highly motivated, friendly, analytical entry level Account Manager, who will work to service our extensive customer base.

We are seeking the right individual with excellent communication skills who is client-focused and  dedicated to ensuring customer satisfaction.


  • Manage a growing list of accounts, developing relationships and growing business
  • Answer incoming calls and emails
  • Respond promptly to customer inquiries
  • Answer product and service questions and suggest information about other products and services
  • Enter detailed information into shop management software for each account
  • Quote new projects and ensure order profitability
  • Update customers on order status, staying aware of any issues or delivery deadlines that could be missed
  • Keep detailed record of conversations and interactions with customers
  • Follow up after delivery to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Maintain a detailed understanding of product line and services offered
  • Travel to meet with accounts and/or represent the company at trade shows
  • Maintain a positive, empathetic, and professional attitude toward customers at all times


  • BS degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Communications or a related field (preferred)
  • Proficient with Google Sheets
  • Ability to work under pressure and thrive in a competitive, fast-paced environment
  • Outgoing, friendly, positive, excited attitude
  • Willingness to adjust responsibilities if needed to help the team in other areas
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to travel if needed
  • Ambitious with the desire to grow with a small, fast-growing company
  • Job Type: Full-time

Contact at:

FP Services Inc. / FPS Apparel is an apparel manufacturer and supplier located in Florida, NY.

We are looking for a motivated, creative, and detailed entry-level Marketing Assistant, who will help plan and execute marketing strategies across a number of brands.

  • Responsibilities
  • Carry out marketing plans across multiple brands
  • Create content in the form of social media posts, print ads, digital ads, blogs, and more
  • Serve as the voice of our brands across all platforms
  • Deep understanding and commitment to building the brand identity of each brand
  • Develop a strong understanding of our product line and nuances of each brand
  • Keep websites refreshed and up-to-date
  • Assist in the development of marketing strategies
  • Assist in development of company’s annual lookbook
  • Assist in creatively planning displays for trade shows and other events


  • BS degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications or a related field (preferred)
  • Proficient with Google Sheets
  • Proficient with Adobe products
  • Experience with Shopify preferred
  • Expert-level social media knowledge (brand experience preferred)
  • Ability to work under pressure and thrive in a competitive, fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to adjust responsibilities if needed to help the team in other areas
  • Ambitious with the desire to grow with a small, fast-growing company
  • Job Type: Full-time

Job Title:  Part Time Seamstress

Description:  The chosen candidate must be able to work independently to construct woven and knit garments, must know all zipper applications and hem finishes, and should also know how to utilize industrial machines

Contact Information:  phone: (862) 218-8965 email:

Openings:  1 opening, must have at least 3 years experience, a skills test will be given to validate

Ziel Inc. PBC

Job Title:  Head Seamstress

Description:  The head seamstress or tailor will drive the quality and productivity of the sewing team. It is their responsibility to make sure their team is a great performing team, happy, fast, and at a quality level that will delight our customers.


15-20+ Years of experience of sewing knitwear and activewear and 5 years of team leader experience of a team of over 10 people.

Part of daily work is assigning the team members to the most optimal operation, for timely delivery to our customers, setting benchmarks and ensuring those are met. Help build a positive culture of continuous improvement, and learning for all team members. Set and maintain quality standards.


  • Master at operating various machines like Coverstitch, Sergers, Flatlock and others.
  • Experience in basic maintenance like oil, needle, thread change for sewing machines
  • Experience in sewing Zippers/Buttonholes/Trims/elastic and other accessories
  • Understanding of patterns and fit specifications, preferably in 3D as well
  • Understanding of Tech pack, Construction Sheet and Fitting of the product
  • Knowledge of technical aspects of Industrial Sewing machines
  • Should be able to visually inspect and document reports on a daily basis
  • Experience in sample making and prototypes (Knit & Woven fabric)


  • Go-getter that can lead a team to great results.
  • Have good didactical skills so new team members can learn quick
  • Should speak English and preferably Spanish

Contact Information:

Ziel Inc. PBC

Job Title:  Seamstress/Tailor

Description: Ziel is looking for a person with serious experience in sewing activewear (stretch fabric) using sergers and other machines applying stitching techniques like Flatlock and Coverstitch.


  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma


  • Sewing of knitwear: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Seamstress: 2 years (Preferred)


  • English (Preferred)


  • Newburgh, NY: Between 31 and 40 miles (Preferred)


  • United States (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance


  • Every other week


  • Day shift (Monday – Friday)
  • 8-hour shifts
  • Fixed schedules


  • Ops Manager

Contact Information:

Ziel Inc. PBC

Job Title:  Vendor operations manager

Description: As vendor operations manager you ensure that our clients and their guests who buy their activewear receive a high-quality products, on-demand perfectly on time. Ziel is building a unique supply chain that is truly on-demand and sustainable. You are responsible for developing and maintaining vendor relations for cut and sew vendors. You manage the daily order flow, negotiate price, and drive the transition of vendors to on-demand processes.


You will work from our factory in Newburgh, but will travel to vendors when needed.  On top of that you will:

  • Direct the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of production standards at our vendors
  • Ensure new products will be implemented seamlessly across vendors and our own factory.
  • Collaborate with our vendors to continuously improve their quality and productivity


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing supply chains, preferable small run, or on-demand.
    • If you have an apparel background we prefer it to be from industry leaders that have mastered short lead-times and flexible production
  • Worked in a lean or agile manufacturing environment.
  • Have a bachelor’s or Masters in (Industrial) Engineering, Textile Engineering, or FIT grad.


  • Creates quick results and can impact others to do the same
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Data-driven
  • Innovator
  • Good Communicator
  • Loves and is very comfortable with Tech

Contact Information:

Ziel Inc. PBC

Job Title:  Dye Sublimation operator

Description: Ziel is expanding its factory in Newburgh NY to include dye sublimation operations. We are looking for a colleague that is excited to be part of setting up and running the sublimation unit. The operator will be responsible for all aspects of production involving the sublimation process from the input of design files to the output of sublimated cut bundles of fabric that will exceed our customers’ expectations. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working with apparel and art, optimizing the flow of orders through their production unit, and likes to work with their hands and with tech simultaneously.


  • Input of marker files and rip across various printer systems.
  • Adjustments of color to hit Ziel standards within allotted tolerance levels.
  • Preparation of various fabric compositions for sublimation.
  • Oversight of printer, heat-press and cutter operations.
  • Plan and execute maintenance and independently troubleshoot and solve any technical or mechanical problems. Training will be provided.


  • Knowledge and/or interest in digital printing, fabric composition, industrial heat-presses, and cutting systems.
  • Understanding of marker file composition, such as cut lines and registration marks.
  • Experience with .ai files and working with Adobe Photoshop (Preferred)
  • 2+ years Apparel, textile or digital printing industry or other related field experience (Required)
  • 2+ years Machine Operator experience (Preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in engineering or related fields (Required)
  • Bilingual a plus


  • Hands-on, practical go-get mentality with a passion for technology and design
  • Innate desire to continuously improve quality and processes
  • Tech-savvy, likes to work not only with the machinery but with latest software as well
  • Customer-centered with desire to get quality product to customers quickly
  • Able to lift up to 35lbs alone.
  • Skilled problem-solver and decision-maker
  • Strong communicator


  • United States (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off


  • $30,000 – $40,000/year


  • Monday – Friday
  • 8 Hour Shift


  • Newburgh, NY: Between 31 and 40 miles (Preferred)


Contact Information:


Sewing:  4 – 6 sewers needed

  • Full Time / Permanent Position

Job Description: Sewing of Masks, Sewing of Apparel

Shipping/Receiving / Inventory:  1 to 2 people

  • Full Time / Permanent Position

Job Description: Count in & Out shipments goods into inventory – enter into system, Organize goods to go into sewing, Ship and enter shipments into the system

Cutting:  2 people

  • Full Time / Permanent Position

Job Description: Spread fabric for Cutting, Run Auto Cutter, Help run and organize the laser cutting machine

Finishing:  1 person

  • Full Time / Permanent Position

Job Description: Clean loose threads and pack goods for shipping, Prepare goods for Shipping, Quality Control

Additional Needs

Production Manager: 

  • Coordinate: Staffing, Capacity vs Orders, Time Studies


  • Executive Assistant: HR Background, Accounting Support, ]Sales Support, Excellent verbal and written communication

Candidates should contact Jay Feinberg at,

Ziel is currently looking for seamstresses who want to help sew PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for the COVID crisis.

  • Looking for people with experience in: sewing with industrial grade straight stitch and serger machines.

Experience with woven fabric only is fine.

Please contact Ajay Setlem at or Casey Gates at

We are a new sandal factory located in the city of Newburgh.  We ‘re looking for someone who has experience but we are also willing to train the right person if they are serious about learning this trade.


Attention to detail, an eagerness to learn, reliability, punctuality.

This is a part-time position. 3-4 days a week.

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Contact: Please call us at 646.2431912