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Company Overview

When you feel connected to your work, you feel more engaged. At Haworth, you can pursue a career that offers you ample opportunity to build your portfolio and expand your skillset in an exciting and inclusive environment. Join a company that values innovation, inspiration, and you!


HAWORTH is a global leader in office furniture and architectural interiors. As a valued member of our family, you can make your mark on the world and reach your full potential within a culture of connectivity.

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a 1st Shift Sewer to join our team in Conover, NC.  


This is a direct hire position working in an air-conditioned environment with standard hours being Monday - Friday, 6:00am - 2:30pm.   


As a Sewer, you will:

Perform and have primary responsibility for operation of single and double needle, top stitch, boarder, and serger machines, including, but not limited to, complex set up, adjustments, and operation of various sewing machines. Produce quality complex parts per blueprints, product orders, and engineering specifications, within tolerance. Perform necessary quality checks, machine preventive maintenance, and perform general utility work to meet work schedule.


Here at Haworth, our members enjoy benefits from their first day of employment including:

  • Choice of Priority Health or BlueCross BlueShield
  • Paid vacation
  • Opportunity for overtime (Paid at time and a half)
  • Encompass Counseling Services
  • 2% earnings provided in 401k plus additional company match
  • Quarterly and annual bonus programs
  • Company provided Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • 4 hours of paid volunteer time off
  • and MUCH MORE!

Do you have these required qualifications?

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent (equivalent is defined as 3 years industrial sewing work experience equals 1 year of formal education - this experience cannot be used to meet the experience required below).
  • 4 years experience with operating industrial sewing machines 
  • Ability to lift material/product weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to sew fabrics, vinyl, and leather for upholstered furniture.
  • Ability to work overtime, including weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Current and continuing right to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Ability to work in Conover, NC without relocation assistance. 

Do you have these preferred qualifications?

  • Haworth work experience
  • Experience sewing single and double needle
  • Experience sewing whole kits and zippers

Ideally, you have also demonstrated the following:

  • Ability to utilize precision measuring instruments.
  • Ability to work as contributing member within team environment.

Haworth Values

At Haworth, we have a strong set of values that guide our business and help us align with our customers.


We listen to our Customers. We rely on our Members. We honor Integrity. We embrace Continuous Learning. We lead with Design. We create Value. We work to make the World better.


Join the Haworth family. Apply for this job, or learn more about the many possibilities at Haworth, at https://Careers.Haworth.com.

EEO/AA Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, Haworth will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, religion, height, weight, other protected group status, or any other basis protected by the laws where we employ people. 

Haworth's AAP programs are available for applicant review.  Requests can be made to your Recruiter to review during regular business hours.

This organization participates in E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.

Haworth, Inc. is a Federal Contractor and required to comply with Executive Order 14042. This means that all employees of Haworth must (a) be vaccinated, (b) have a medical exemption, or (c) have a religious, moral or ethical exemption that meets EEOC requirements. As a condition of employment, you must meet one of these three requirements at the time of hire or within 60 days of your initial employment date.

If you have questions about any of the above policies, or if you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team at careers@haworth.com or (616)-393-1600.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory

Job Segment: Upholstery, Sewing, Machinist, Manufacturing

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