CAREERS AT HQ

Handi Quilter is one of the largest manufacturers of longarm quilting machines in the industry. If you are interested in joining our team, please email your resume along with a completed Employment Application to: jobs@handiquilter.com or fax to: 801-494-1063. Please reference the position you are interested in.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Scheduled Hours:     Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Date Job Posted: December 2nd, 2021

Handi Quilter, the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Software Engineer position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply, email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com.

Job Duties:

  • Participate in the Design, Coding and unit testing of Software applications
  • Work with Support and testing groups to resolve issues
  • Work with cross-functional team to develop products (Mechanical and Electrical Engineers)
  • Create project documentation
  • Support and implement product release plans
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, and resolve production issues
  • Assist in the development of user and technical manuals

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Mathematics (Masters, Bachelors, or minor)
  • Experience with C++ coding.
  • Work experience plus a degree in mathematic and computer science or related field.
    • Either 4+ years and a Bachelor of Science degree
    • Or 1+ year and a Masters degree.
  • Applicable computer skills, to include Microsoft Office software
  • Self-motivated
  • Adaptable, flexible, strong listening skills, problem solving skills, sense of urgency, organized, ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral, interpersonal and written communication skills

Optional Qualifications:

  • .NET C#
  • Computer Numeric Control experience
  • WPF
  • OpenGL
  • Math and algorithms
  • Graphics
  • Multi-threaded applications
  • User interface coding and design
  • Android / Linux

CUSTOMER RELATIONS COORDINATOR

SCHEDULED HOURS: FULL-TIME, Monday – Friday 8AM – 5PM

Date Posted: December 2nd, 2021

Handi Quilter, the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Customer Relations Coordinator position available.  Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service.  We pride ourselves in having a great work environment.  We offer competitive salary and benefits.  To apply, email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com.  Works under the direction of the Customer Relations Manager.

Required Skills:

  • Must have computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
  • Accurately enter data into multiple computer programs including Sage 100 and CRM
  • Ability to professionally answer customer phone calls
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and explain precise information over the phone
  • One to three years customer service experience required, including dealing with difficult customers
  • Must be prompt and punctual to answer incoming phone calls and questions and document conversations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be detail oriented 
  • Must be able to accomplish multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Contacts representatives and consumers regarding operations
  • Other office functions as needed, including faxing, mailing, filing, etc.
  • Must be able to work with all teams within the company
  • Other duties as assigned by the Customer Relations Manager

INVENTORY RECEIVING ASSOCIATE

Scheduled Hours: Monday – Friday 7:00 AM – 4:00PM

Handi Quilter, (HQ), the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Inventory Associate position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com. This position reports to Inventory Manager.

Required Skills:

  • Receive inventory accurately and efficiently to minimize disruption to manufacturing processes.
  • Attention to Detail
  • Ensure accuracy in inventory and general ledger accounts through detailed investigation and resolution of discrepancies and accurate receiving practices.
  • Help continually develop, implement and improve processes, procedures and best practices in the inventory tracking system
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, etc.)
  • Computer skills and experience required (MS Excel, Accounting/ERP systems)
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Communicate with Inventory Manager, Purchasing Manager and others regarding receiving related issues
  • Making inventory related entries in the accounting system
  • Must have Forklift Experience or be willing to become certified to operate Fork Lift and Order Picker/Selector.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Working with other teams within the company
  • Communicating with Inventory lead/manager and purchasing on packing slip and invoice discrepancies.
  • Assist with annual physical count and financial audit.
  • Other duties as assigned

MARKETING SPECIALIST

SCHEDULED HOURS: FULL-TIME, Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Date Posted: September 15th, 2021

Handi Quilter, the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an

immediate, full-time, Marketing Specialist position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

The Marketing Specialist will ensure that our longarm products, services, and product lines resonate with current and potential customers. The Marketing Specialist works closely with senior management and oversees a talented team of designers, and web and video managers.

Together with the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing and executing marketing initiatives and activities for the Handi Quilter brand, including campaigns (print, web, social media, broadcast, etc.), events, and sponsorships. The Marketing Specialist reports to the Director of Marketing. To apply, please email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com. This position is located in North Salt Lake City, Utah. This is not a remote position.

Primary Responsibilities And Accountabilities:

  • Understand the voice of the Quilter to help develop and execute strategic plans
  • Manage cross-functional activities associated with brand development, product launches,lead generation and tracking
  • Manage product development initiatives that include initiation and fulfillment of design briefs for product, packaging and collateral materials.
  • Write marketing copy, edit manuals and documents, help create collateral as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate closely with the sales and product development teams for product promotions, product launches and product support
  • A willingness to listen, comprehend, and think creatively and innovatively
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • BS Degree in marketing or business; equivalent combination of education and added work experience considered
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in marketing (experience in a quilting or crafting environment is a plus)
  • Ability to think strategically within a team environment
  • Project management, planning and campaign management skills are critical.
  • Strong analytical skills, business savvy and the ability to multitask.
  • Strong planning, priority setting, interpersonal and cross-functional team management skills
  • Strong MS Office skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Project.
  • High degree of proficiency with Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, andFireworks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Budget-management skills and proficiency
  • Professional judgment and discretion that comes from years of experience in the field
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design, SEO, drip marketing, production, etc.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

SCHEDULED HOURS: FULL-TIME, Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Date Posted: September 15th, 2021

Handi Quilter, (HQ), the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our growing team. Handi Quilter is the leader in the longarm quilting industry, and is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com. This position is part of the Marketing & Education Team, reporting to the Director of Marketing at the Handi Quilter office in North Salt Lake, UT. The Graphic Designer role is a full-time, in house position. No remote or freelance workers will be considered.

Required Skills:

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite Programs, especially InDesign and Illustrator
  • Flexibility and willingness to accomplish tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • BA or BFA, preferably in visual design and/or a strong online design portfolio featuring
  • talents and relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to self-start and manage personal workflow to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respond to constructive feedback, maintaining
  • productivity throughout the design process
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a graphic design role

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Present the Handi Quilter brand effectively through the use and development of typography, photography, design, and digital media following brand guidelines
  • Collaborate with various teams to develop solutions for both print and web
  • Contribute to creative brainstorming and ideation sessions for all marketing needs
  • Create beautiful and effective visual solutions that meet both business and user needs
  • Manage assigned workflow within project management platform (Basecamp)
  • Manage and organize file assets and imagery
  • Attention to detail, ability to multitask, and manage time efficiently is essential
  • An added bonus, but not required:
    • Experience with quilting or background in the creative crafts industry

PRODUCTION / ASSEMBLY

SCHEDULED HOURS: FULL-TIME, Monday – Thursday 6:30AM – 5:00PM

Date Posted: September 8th, 2020

Handi Quilter, the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Machine Build position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to cross-train and learn multiple tasks
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic electronic skills

Job Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting of quilting machines (50+ pounds)
  • Organization of inventory used in the assembly process
  • Communication among team members
  • Working while being on your feet for long periods of time
  • Working with your hands to assemble small and/or large components
  • Potential of working with power tools or soldering tools
  • Quality inspection of inventory while assembling
  • Quality inspection of machine performance while sew testing
  • Other duties as assigned

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Scheduled Hours:     Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Premier Needle Arts has an immediate job opening for a Staff Accountant. Premier Needle Arts is located in North Salt Lake, UT with an additional office located in Vancouver, WA. To apply or for additional information email jobs@handiquilter.com. Visit our retail websites ConnectingThreads.com, KnitPicks.com, Handiquilter.com, Superiorthreads.com, Crochet.com, and Berroco.com. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

The Staff Accountant is responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

  • High volume of accounts payable transactions
  • PO invoice processing/payment
  • Month-end process
  • Working with other departments to resolve accounting related issues
  • Possible office admin functions (e.g., filing, etc)
  • And a variety of other duties as assigned

The successful candidate will have the ability to:

  • Manage competing priorities
  • Maintain an organized workflow
  • Independently solve practical problems and interpret a variety of written and oral instructions
  • Handle highly confidential and sensitive information

Additional requirements:

  • MS Office proficiency, including intermediate Excel skills
  • Familiarity with GAAP accounting principles
  • Accounts payable experience
  • SAGE software experience a plus
  • A minimum of one year accounting experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field a plus
  • Upon a conditional offer of employment, a criminal background check will be required

MARKETING SPECIALIST

SCHEDULED HOURS: FULL-TIME, Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Date Posted: September 15th, 2021

Handi Quilter, the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an

immediate, full-time, Marketing Specialist position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

The Marketing Specialist will ensure that our longarm products, services, and product lines resonate with current and potential customers. The Marketing Specialist works closely with senior management and oversees a talented team of designers, and web and video managers.

Together with the Director of Marketing, the Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing and executing marketing initiatives and activities for the Handi Quilter brand, including campaigns (print, web, social media, broadcast, etc.), events, and sponsorships. The Marketing Specialist reports to the Director of Marketing. To apply, please email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com. This position is located in North Salt Lake City, Utah. This is not a remote position.

Primary Responsibilities And Accountabilities:

  • Understand the voice of the Quilter to help develop and execute strategic plans
  • Manage cross-functional activities associated with brand development, product launches,lead generation and tracking
  • Manage product development initiatives that include initiation and fulfillment of design briefs for product, packaging and collateral materials.
  • Write marketing copy, edit manuals and documents, help create collateral as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate closely with the sales and product development teams for product promotions, product launches and product support
  • A willingness to listen, comprehend, and think creatively and innovatively
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • BS Degree in marketing or business; equivalent combination of education and added work experience considered
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in marketing (experience in a quilting or crafting environment is a plus)
  • Ability to think strategically within a team environment
  • Project management, planning and campaign management skills are critical.
  • Strong analytical skills, business savvy and the ability to multitask.
  • Strong planning, priority setting, interpersonal and cross-functional team management skills
  • Strong MS Office skills including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Project.
  • High degree of proficiency with Adobe Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, andFireworks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Budget-management skills and proficiency
  • Professional judgment and discretion that comes from years of experience in the field
  • Analytical skills to forecast and identify trends and challenges
  • Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design, SEO, drip marketing, production, etc.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

SCHEDULED HOURS: FULL-TIME, Monday – Friday 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Date Posted: September 15th, 2021

Handi Quilter, (HQ), the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories is looking for a full-time Graphic Designer to join our growing team. Handi Quilter is the leader in the longarm quilting industry, and is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com. This position is part of the Marketing & Education Team, reporting to the Director of Marketing at the Handi Quilter office in North Salt Lake, UT. The Graphic Designer role is a full-time, in house position. No remote or freelance workers will be considered.

Required Skills:

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite Programs, especially InDesign and Illustrator
  • Flexibility and willingness to accomplish tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • BA or BFA, preferably in visual design and/or a strong online design portfolio featuring
  • talents and relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to self-start and manage personal workflow to meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respond to constructive feedback, maintaining
  • productivity throughout the design process
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a graphic design role

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Present the Handi Quilter brand effectively through the use and development of typography, photography, design, and digital media following brand guidelines
  • Collaborate with various teams to develop solutions for both print and web
  • Contribute to creative brainstorming and ideation sessions for all marketing needs
  • Create beautiful and effective visual solutions that meet both business and user needs
  • Manage assigned workflow within project management platform (Basecamp)
  • Manage and organize file assets and imagery
  • Attention to detail, ability to multitask, and manage time efficiently is essential
  • An added bonus, but not required:
    • Experience with quilting or background in the creative crafts industry

PRODUCTION / ASSEMBLY

SCHEDULED HOURS: FULL-TIME, Monday – Thursday 6:30AM – 5:00PM

Date Posted: September 8th, 2020

Handi Quilter, the worldwide leader in longarm quilting machines and accessories has an immediate, full-time Machine Build position available. Handi Quilter is an innovative company that provides quilters with the highest quality products and service. We pride ourselves in having a great work environment. We offer competitive salary and benefits. To apply email resume to jobs@handiquilter.com.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to cross-train and learn multiple tasks
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Strong time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic electronic skills

Job Requirements:

  • Frequent lifting of quilting machines (50+ pounds)
  • Organization of inventory used in the assembly process
  • Communication among team members
  • Working while being on your feet for long periods of time
  • Working with your hands to assemble small and/or large components
  • Potential of working with power tools or soldering tools
  • Quality inspection of inventory while assembling
  • Quality inspection of machine performance while sew testing
  • Other duties as assigned