Careers at Pindler

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Pindler has spent more than 75 years in business perfecting the art of fabric design and development. Offering a wide array of decorative fabric options to the interior design professional, Pindler has become the largest wholesale distributor of exclusive upholstery fabric west of the Mississippi. In today’s competitive design market, several factors separate Pindler from our direct competitors.

  • The personal “hands-on” involvement from three generations of Pindler’s, over the years, offers the design industry the continuity of superior product. Pindler is proud to offer a network that includes 35 outside Sales Representatives, 16 company-owned showrooms and 19 national and international agent showrooms, which allows Pindler to offer an unequaled level of service. Pindler never loses sight of the fact that customer service is paramount.

To apply for a position, fill out and submit the form below or you can email your resume to (‘Word’ or ‘PDF document preferred) or fax it to (805) 222-2468. If emailing your resume, please enter the position title in the Subject line of your email.

Salary Range: $50,000 – $85,000 a year – Full Time

Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide our customers with unsurpassed service, expertise and convenience throughout the sales and completion process.
  • Uphold our Company Values of Integrity, Teamwork, and Customer Satisfaction.
  • Achieve business growth objectives.
  • Deliver professional presentations, identify opportunities, and develop effective strategies to maximize market share.

Necessary Skills:

  • Excellent “relationship selling/customer focused” sales skills.
  • Ability to perform well in a detail-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Project management skills; solution-oriented with exceptional follow through.
  • Strong computer skills; good basic math skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Monthly travel within the territory.
  • Consistent/ timely completion of all weekly, monthly, quarterly/ yearly paperwork.
  • Participate in and attend industry events on behalf of Pindler.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation program
  • Car allowance and some subsidized expenses
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (shared expense)
  • Annual Profit Sharing – 100% company contribution
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Employee Merchandise Discount

The salary rate that Pindler reasonably expects to pay for this position ranges from $50,000 to $85,000, depending on circumstances including an applicant’s skills and qualifications, certain degrees and certifications, prior job experience, location, and other relevant factors. Additional compensation may include commission.


  • Candidates must reside in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Relocation is not offered for this position.
  • Resumes only, no phone calls.
  • Please email your resume, cover letter and compensation requirements to:

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Greet designers in showroom.
  • Provide outstanding customer service by answering email and telephone promptly
  • Correctly input customer orders and collect payment
  • Knowledge of textiles
  • Assist customers in selecting fabrics for design projects
  • Familiarize customer with showroom, new product and closeouts
  • Assist outside sales representatives with customer requests
  • Check out/log and fill sample requests
  • Maintain fabric sample equipment
  • Pull dropped fabric and re-work wings according to corporate direction
  • Maintain an orderly showroom appearance

General Working Conditions:

  • Reports to showroom manager
  • Must maintain an organized and well-planned environment
  • Requires good communication, computer, telephone skills
  • Professional appearance. Business casual (no blue jeans or tennis shoes)
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Lifting required up to 25 lbs
  • Frequent bending, standing

Compensation & Benefits:

Hourly Salary Range: $18.00 – $20.00 per hour – Full Time

SIGNING BONUS – $500 ($250 on satisfactory completion of 30 days and $250 on satisfactory completion of 90 day probation)

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (shared expense)
  • Holiday and Vacation Pay
  • Employee Merchandise Discount
  • Signing Bonus
  • Annual Profit Sharing – 100% company contribution

Showroom Hours: M-F, 8:30AM to 5:00PM (no weekends)

Work Location:

  • One location- 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 618 Chicago, IL 60654
  • Ability to commute or relocate prior to starting work (position is not remote)

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