Screen Printing Assistant (Textile Screen Printing)

Location: Tukwila, WA
Date Posted: 04-08-2016
THE PERFECT CANDIDATE
Are you interested in the processes of production, manufacturing, and creation? Are you looking for consistent work, career advancement, and full-time employment benefits? If so, this is a great opportunity to join a thriving team with plenty of opportunity to move up and grow with us as we promote from within and pay for performance. We're looking for a crafty individual with a meticulous eye and a willingness to learn and help us continue creating the best shirts ever. This position is responsible for various aspects of the printing process including assisting Press Operators with daily operations.You will develop your skill set, gain exposure to a career in screen-printing, and collect some of the best t-shirts around. 
 
THE COMPANY
Kotis Design operates a new, clean, state-of-the-art textile screen printing facility in Tukwila, WA to keep ahead of our customers’ demands and we need technically skilled people who love screen printing and want to build with us as we grow. We tackle every project with unbridled enthusiasm, promising that in the end we always make the Best Shirts & Swag Ever. For 6 of the last 7 years we've been named one of the Fastest Growing companies in Washington. Merchandise we've created can be found coast-to-coast on the backs of college students and corporate execs alike.
 
SCHEDULE
  • Monday – Friday required
  • 5:30am-2:00pm & 1:30pm-10pm shifts available (evening shift pays higher rate)
  • Position is full time
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
The following list represents a combination of what this position may be responsible for on a daily basis:

 
  • Ensure the Press Operator has all tools needed for jobs
  • Prepare screens for press
  • Stage inks and tools for upcoming jobs
  • Remove ink from screens and tools
  • Reclaim emulsion from screens
  • Miscellaneous screen printing tasks could be assigned such as assisting in counting or stacking garments, mixing or modifying inks etc. as production requirements dictate
  • General labor duties as needed
 
REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Additionally, while performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to warm or cold weather. The noise level in the work environment is often loud.

 
  • Lift and/or move up to 30lbs at times
  • Regularly stand for long periods of time while reaching with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities include sharp vision, focus, depth perception and ability to identify colors
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend complex written or oral instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English
 
BENEFITS
Kotis offers a competitive benefit package including (full-time employees):
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401(k) with match with Roth and Traditional options
  • Robust PTO program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Energetic and fun work environment with a dynamic culture
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