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Embroidery Machine Operator

12ozCollective has a rare opening for an especially well qualified Embroidery Machine Operator to join the 12oz Crew. Quality execution and attention to detail are core components of who we are and what we do. Don’t tell us how you’re qualified, show us why you deserve to get down.

Role Description

We are seeking a full-time Embroidery Machine Operator at our Whitefish Montana facility. This person will be responsible for operating an industrial multi-head embroidery machine, improving cost efficiencies, reducing the probability of error to achieve client satisfaction, and creating a safe and hazard-free work environment. The Embroidery Operator will excel at troubleshooting, work well under pressure within tight deadlines, and fully understand the importance of quality standards.

Our intention as a facility is to change the way quality is discussed and executed. We are looking for someone that is dedicated to their craft and passionate about the process that creates exemplary products. There’s no job too small, no detail too minor, and no thread too insignificant to hide the difference between good enough and great. We pursue perfection because our reputation depends on it.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years experience running industrial embroidery machines. Familiarity with Barudan equipment is a plus.
  • Expertise with Wilcom Embroidery Studio – Designing, as well as best practices in translating and digitizing client artwork to quality production files is a plus.
  • Regular embroidery and related equipment maintenance, as well as basic press troubleshooting as required.
  • Ability to effectively manage more junior team members with varying levels of experience and contribute to the growth and learning of those you work with.
    Enthusiastic, positive and passionate individual who embraces work with a sense of urgency, persistence and pride.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Production Manager to advise upon and ensure daily assigned production schedule and advise on processes and requirements to achieve the best possible results.
  • Accurately follow order ticket and job board to verify the quantity, embroidery locations, color ways, etc to be stitched out.
  • Managing daily embroidery jobs successfully, including maintaining optimum production rate, while prioritizing quality for each finished piece.
  • Assist in determining, ordering and maintaining appropriate inventory on all expendables and related supplies.
  • Managing daily embroidery jobs successfully, including maintaining optimum production rate, without compromising quality.
  • Expediently resolve equipment and production issues and help ensure production schedules and deadlines.
  • Ensures proper cleanliness of embroidery equipment, workstation and immediate production area.
  • Ability to effectively manage more junior team members with varying levels of experience and contribute to the growth and learning of those you work with.
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends and best practices for embroidery and embroidery machines.
  • Expertise in sewing and JUKI commercial sewing machines is a big plus.
If you think you’ve got what it takes, please provide your portfolio, cover letter, CV and expected salary.
This position is based in Whitefish, Montana.
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