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Production Operator

Buttonsmith, Inc., Carnation, WA

Buttonsmith is a fast-growing, locally owned and operated light manufacturer located in the small town of Carnation, WA.  We specialize in high-quality, beautifully designed and personalized printed products such as lanyards, dog collars & leashes, buttons, magnets, badge reels, business cards, banners and more, all produced and shipped with extremely fast turnaround.  In fact, we are the only Amazon Prime-eligible vendor of personalized products in many of our categories.  Our products are made from the highest quality US-made parts available, and we use recycled materials and sustainable practices throughout our manufacturing process.

We are looking to hire a Production Operator to join our team.  As a member of the Buttonsmith production team, your responsibilities may include:

  • Operation of equipment such as industrial sewing machines, heat-presses, printing presses, die-cutters
  • Hand assembly of fabricated metal and plastic parts
  • Semi-automated assembly of pins, buttons and magnets
  • Packaging and preparing finished products for shipping
  • Using order management and related software

 The right candidate will:

  • Be motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities
  • Be team-oriented, with a strong work ethic and a “can-do” spirit
  • Have a strong attention to detail and focus on product quality and safety
  • Have a continuous improvement mindset
  • Take direction well and listen to instructions
  • Have strong communication and problem-solving skills

 You must be able to:

  • Operate equipment, performing repetitive operations, often while standing, up to 8 hours per day
  • Lift 55 pounds
  • Maneuver in tight awkward spaces
  • Work overtime as required to meet surges in customer demand


  • Prior experience in manufacturing operations is preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required; college degree is a plus
  • Social Security Card and Driver’s License required
  • You must be at least 18 years of age

 Job Type: Full-time

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health-Savings Account

Starting Salary:  $14.50 per hour

Buttonsmith Inc. is a union employer, and all production employees are members of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, AFL-CIO, District Council 5.

Please send your resume to jobs at, and mention “Production Operator”