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Manufacturing Sewer

Waukesha, WI 53186

Posted: 04/01/23 Job Number: sit23140935 Pay Rate: 36400

Job Description

Job Title: Manufacturing Sewer
Shift: 1st and 2nd shift
Pay Rate: $18-20/hr based on experience
1st Mon-Friday 7am – 3:30pm (Mon - Fri)
2nd Mon-Thurs 3:30pm-2:00am - (Mon, Tues, Wed, & Thur)
Dress code / PPE: We require steel toe shoes (company to provide a reimbursement up to $35 annually, to direct employees), safety glasses (we provide these – including prescription if needed for direct employees).  No hearing protection is required, but certainly encouraged if engaging in certain tasks (not sewing or assembly)
Job Description:
BASIC FUNCTION: Creating fabric covers for seating products by joining component parts together by applying proper sewing techniques.
  • Use written documentation and physical templates to verify correct product configurations.
  • Sews covers according to specifications.
  • Maintains daily logs on completed work.
  • Maintains a weekly sewing production percentage goal of 90% or higher.
  • Check quality of stitches and color match.
  • Material movement within department.
  • Suggest process method improvements.
  • Confirm that all safety procedures and practices are followed.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of work areas.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in fluent English or Spanish.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in sewing, and at least one year in an industrial sewing setting.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, and ability to read and speak fluently in English.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Part number identification.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Hardware recognition.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to follow direction.
  • Sit at workstation for 85% of work day.
  • Bending for 5% of the day to put finished work together.
  • Twisting for 40% of sewing time pulling parts into work station.
  • Pinching work with fingers during sewing.
  • Lifting up to maximum of 10 lbs occasionally.
  • Cutting using a scissors occasionally.
  • Pressing power pedal with foot 85% of work day.
  • Ability to see well for up-close detailed work.
  • Hand-Eye coordination needed
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