We are currently looking for;
part-time Shipping Ninja
full-time Production Assistant


Submit the following 3 documents via email to: work@boldleaddesigns.com, attention Katrina Boldry, Owner & Designer

1) Cover letter or email stating your interest in the position: we want to know who you are!

2) Complete application (below)
BLD-Job-Application-2018 (Word Doc to print)
— BLD-Job-Application 2018 (Fillable PDF – Fill in and print)

3) Your resume

4) Optional: references or letters of recommendations

Thank you for your interest in being a part of our team!

Note: resumes will NOT be considered without complete application. Please, no phone calls or general inquiries to the workshop. Not all applicants will receive a response due to volume of inquiries and the busyness of our workshop.


Shipping Ninja aka Shipping & Workshop Assistant

Position Summary:

Bold Lead Designs, an internationally recognized dog gear maker, seeks a capable individual to pack, ship, and assist with a variety of workshop tasks in a challenging and fast-paced yet, laid back environment. Position requires a commitment to accuracy, excellent attention to detail, basic computer knowledge and a proactive, cheerful disposition.

Come work for a rapidly growing artisan company in a small workshop facility with a fun, diverse team. Must love dogs and enjoy working around others.

Regular weekday, daytime schedule, approx. 20 hours per week. Ideal candidate is available Monday through Friday, 11am – 3pm.  Additional hours and flexibility may be available for the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Quality Assurance: Final order inspection to assure the quality of handcrafted product and verify accuracy of customer order.
  • Packing: Identify the most efficient and cost effective method of shipping, select the appropriate supplies and wrap products according to provided guidelines.
  • Labeling: Print labels using various methods, primarily through Quickbooks interface but also using USPS, FedEx and DHL websites. Training will be provided, as needed.
  • Order Completion: Complete order process, including but not limited to, marking orders completed via websites, entering tracking information and scanning documents when needed.
  • Organization & Inventory: Maintain work area in a neat and orderly fashion. Responsible for tracking shipping supplies and communicating inventory needs.
  • Provide support for daily operations and other administrative tasks as needed, such as light cleaning, preparing information packets and light assembly.

Job Requirements, Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate excellent work ethic and reliability
  • Must be organized, thoughtful, and highly detail oriented
  • Understand and follow written and verbal direction
  • Have practical mathematics and measuring skills calculate dimensions and efficiently package product.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as required
  • Ability to switch tasks quickly to accommodate shifting shop priorities, while maintaining accuracy
  • General computer skills and comfort with Windows, Office Suite products are a must
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks, shipping and labeling, and/or e-commerce are a plus; specific training to be provided

Physical Conditions/requirements:

  • Skilled with hands, high dexterity
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds
  • Able to stand at workbenches and reach materials stored at high and low positions
  • Comfort in a small, diverse workshop environment with large breed dogs and people with disabilities
  • A Background check will be performed

The following experience is helpful, but not required:

  • Knowledge of dogs, and/or animal behavior is super helpful
  • Packing/shipping, production, assembly, or inventory experience
  • Previous experience using Quickbooks, retail and/or online sales (e-commerce) platforms
  • Experience with diverse groups and/or people with disabilities preferred
  • Knowledge about our unique small business and mission

Production Assistant

Position Summary:

Local artisan pet product manufacturer seeks a creative problem solver with great attention to detail to assist in the creation of the highest quality handcrafted leather pet products. Position requires a cheerful, capable individual with a commitment to superior quality and craftsmanship who loves working with his/her hands, enjoys a variety of projects and tasks in a challenging and engaging environment.  Enjoy the satisfaction of making meaningful, functional products in a fast-paced yet laid back environment. Work for a rapidly growing small business in a small workshop facility with great people and flexible work hours. Benefits include health care and company 401K. Must love dogs and enjoy working with people. Weekday, daytime schedule. Training provided. Career changes welcome!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Make product for stock inventory and customer orders, including leather dog collars, leashes and harnesses to high quality standards
  • Demonstrate excellent work ethic, commitment to quality, dedication to the company mission
  • Follow written specifications for product assembly, document product specifications as required
  • Inspect completed products and customer orders for quality assurance
  • Work with hand tools, operate light industrial equipment, including heavy sewing machine, manual press, etc.
  • Support production team with daily operations and other tasks as needed
  • Perform other miscellaneous tasks including inventory, shipping, packaging, light metal work, cleaning, other duties as assigned


  • Ability to read and interpret product specifications, customer job orders, accurately measure and cut parts, calculate dimensions, and organize parts
  • Eye for accuracy, highly efficient, solutions oriented, reliable and responsible
  • Excellent craftsmanship and materials handling (leather, hardware components, metal, and related parts)
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to continuous changes
  • Experience working with hands, either professionally or personally
  • Ability to cross-train into non-manufacturing processes and other areas of the business
  • Kitchen, food prep, bartending, assembly, machine shop, metal work, production, assembly, inventory, art/sculpture, packing/shipping, leather work, commercial sewing, or related hands-on experience

Physical Conditions/requirements:

  • Skilled with hands, high dexterity
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds
  • Use hand tools, simple machinery, industrial sewing machine, and related equipment
  • Able to stand at workbenches and reach materials stored at high and low positions
  • Work in close quarters with others and large breed dogs, sharing workspaces, tools and equipment
  • Clean background check
  • Knowledge about our unique small business and mission


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