Sample Team Career!

A new adventure every day – Noel, Sample Team Lead, at Townsend Leather

Top Work Place and Best Place To Work awarded, Townsend Leather, is growing and looking for more incredible people to join our team. Our Sample Team is specifically looking to grow by adding a new Cutting Professional – someone with a passion for precision, taking initiative, being part of a team, getting shit done, and having fun.

Our Sample Team get to put their hands on nearly everything Townsend makes, becoming experts on Townsend and our leathers, while simultaneously providing joy directly to our customers and designers around the world.

The funest team to be part of!”

The sample dept. is a great place to work in as it gives you lots of opportunities to see and feel our beautiful leather that is purchased around the world.


What we need…

Specifically, we are looking for someone who:

  • Can immersive themselves in Townsend’s culture and core values
  • Roll up their sleeves, kind of personality 
  • Has an eye for organization, to help keep everything in its place and orders clear
  • Has a passion for precision to make things clean and clear
  • Can lift and carry leather rolls
  • Can use stairs frequently
  • Can use a die-cutting machine (we will train)
  • Takes initiative to learn new skills and put them into action
  • Works well on a team
  • Dependable and show up for their co-workers

What it looks like…

This career path is one of reward and growth, your day-to-day tasks will look like:

  • Cutting leather hides down into sample sizes
  • Sorting leathers into appropriate bins and orders
  • Working with multiple teams to keep things moving, Finish Stock, Sample Team, Customer Service…
  • Labeling, moving, sorting, cutting, and handling leather samples which get sent to the most important designers and luxury locations around the world
  • Hours are 8 am to 4:30 pm 
  • A drug test will be required before being hired at Townsend (drug tests no longer test for Marijuana, only test for illegal drugs)

This position comes with a plethora of Townsend benefits:

Retirement Plan, Dental, Disability, Life, Vision, and Heath Insurances, FSA, HRA, tuition assistance, company gym, paid time-off, teammates with great taste in music, parental leave, infinite high fives, 401k matching, t-shirts, and so much more.

The pay will be based on skills and experience, but you can expect a starting pay of $16.15, with lots of opportunities for growth and increases.


“Everyone here is so willing to help each other”

If this sounds like a place for you to use your skills, learn some new ones, put your career into your own hands, love what you do and spend your days doing work you feel proud of, connected to, and excited to keep coming back to… then apply 

“Together, we work hard, but we play hard too! We have a lot of fun and get shit done!”

Or see more about a career at Townsend Leather here: 

“I love working here, I am proud to be Townsend!”