Manufacturing Associate - full time

Katabatic Gear is seeking a quality conscious individual to help us fill and inspect sleeping bags, and other lightweight backcountry gear. 

A typical day will include filling sleeping bags with down (duck or goose – if you are allergic, this is sadly not the job for you), as well as inspecting sleeping bags to make sure they meet our quality standards.  You will also be responsible for making or inspecting accessory items for our gear.  If you want to be part of a team that is known for making people’s outdoor experiences more comfortable and fun (and if you meet the requirements below) please email a resume or job application to jobs@katabaticgear.com.


  • Attention to detail, and pride in a job well done
  • Ability to stand for a few hours at a time
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs, with or without assistance


  • Starting pay $15/hour. Pay raises as quality and efficiency improve.
  • Paid holidays/vacation (Full timers only).  Additional time away from work can be taken unpaid with approval.
  • Retirement savings program with company matching contributions.
  • Powder Day = excused day off when Monarch reports 8” overnight.

Location: Salida, CO