REPORTS TO: Sewing Supervisor
Responsible for production, quality and safety standards as they relate to sewing and assembling fabric and leather covers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Includes the following: Other duties may be assigned….
Sewing fabric, leather and vinyl covers for chairs, sofas and other furniture as needed.
Match pieces of cut material together and sew with appropriate stich to produce a high quality cover.
Follow written instructions – as well as verbal instruction of the lead sewer.
Meet production schedules.
Interprets specifications, patterns and job orders.
Maintains time and production records.
Inspect production materials.
Confers with other team members to meet production schedules.
Responsible for pursuing further training opportunities for one's own self advancement.
Responsible for ensuring specified quality verifications and procedures are followed and quality parts are produced.
Responsible for understanding non-conforming product procedure.
Ensure all safety standards are being followed and unsafe acts or conditions are reported.
Maintain the work area’s cleanliness and organization.
Responsible for filling out required paperwork.
Responsible for completion and accuracy of cycle counts.
Ensure preventive maintenance is performed as required.
Communicate quality concerns/issues with supervisor, engineering and materials
Ability to operate a single stitch, double stitch and serge sewing machines. Ability to thread sewing machine and make simple adjustments. 6 months+ experience with Industrial sewing machines. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and product information books. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer