Sewing Machine Operator

Location: Tukwila, WA
Date Posted: 07-21-2017
SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR
 
THE PERFECT CANDIDATE
We're looking for a crafty individual with a meticulous eye looking to turn their love for sewing into a career. In your spare time you can be found sewing Comicon costumes or frequenting local street fairs peddling & purchasing handmade merch. The ideal candidate is also reliable, pays close attention to detail, and cares about the finished product. This is a seasonal opportunity – but if you are motivated and have an amazing attitude there is opportunity for full time advancement. Join us!
 
THE COMPANY
For 7 of the last 8 years we've been named one of the Fastest Growing branded merch companies in Washington. We built a new, 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 want to build with us as we grow.
 
SCHEDULE
  • Monday – Friday required
  • Full-time position
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
Production based tasks:
  • Sewing using single needle, serger, and cover stitch machines:
  • Sewing custom pockets onto shirts
  • Attaching labels, woven tags, elbow patches, reflective taping
  • Sewing inside hood liners
  • Constructing totes
  • Constructing garments
    • Ensure fold/stitches/quality is consistent and at a high standard
    • Track and prepare supplies for upcoming orders
    • Time and track all tasks by completing report sheets
    • Read and understand work orders
Garment related tasks when needed:
  • Identify incoming boxes for order to be decorated
  • Receive, open, count, sort, stack, check-in all incoming garments
  • Package finished garments in preparation for shipping
 
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.
 
  • Single needle sewing machine experience required
  • Industrial sewing machine experience a plus
  • Experience with cover stitch machine and serger a plus
  • Lift and/or move up to 20lbs at times
  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly but efficiently- example using multiple machines for production at once
  • 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
 
 
 
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