Shoe Maker

  • Location
    Chatsworth, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 14 - $ 17 / Hour
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Assembly / Production

Adecco is assisting a client in the Chatsworth Area with a Shoe Maker position.


Job summary: Shoemakers must be able to construct and repair shoes, including cutting out patterns and sewing pieces together, whether by hand or machine. They use glues, dyes, laces and other special materials in the course of their work. Shoemakers work with large parts of the shoe, such as attaching soles with glue or nails and perform fine finishing work, such as shaping those soles once they are attached.




  • 1) Makes athletic shoes, using hand and machine tools: 
  • May Makes patterns, using a form of foot and pattern paper, and outlines patterns on leather.
  • 2) Cuts out parts with shears and knife, and sews them together on a machine to form uppers.
  • 3) Marks eyelets, punches them out, and inserts metal rings and clinches them on machine.
  • 4) Assembles last and attaches it to stand.
  • 5) Tacks insole on last and draws upper over last, tacking it in place.
  • 6) Trims upper with knife and sews on welt.
  • 7) Attaches outer sole to lasted upper by sewing it on or by roughening surface of sole with rasp and wire brush, coating it with cement and hammering it.
  • 8) Tacks on rand, leather lifts to build heel base, and heel.
  • 9) Trims and buffs edges of sole and heel, using knife and buffing wheel.
  • 10) Brushes dressing dye on shoe and polishes it by holding it against rotating brush.
  • 11) May roughen outsole and cement rubber or fiber sole to it.
  • 12) May design and make women's fashion or custom shoes of materials, such as leather, fabric, and straw and be designated Custom-Shoe Designer And Maker.


1 to 5 years in the shoe manufacturing business

Experience with shoe machinery and equipment

Must know the construction of the shoe process

Understanding of the adhesive process and flow

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number US_EN_99_023239_11865332