SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
The Embroidery Machine operator is responsible for the production of embroidered textiles. This person must be able to work with single and multiple head embroidery machines. You would be responsible for following written orders regarding placement, thread color, size of embroidery, etc. You would need to consider garment type to determine machine speed and be able to select the proper backing and needles for the garments. You would work independently; however, you would be expected to address questions with management prior to sewing. This person would also be responsible for saving the digitized files, routinely backing up the computer, and keeping the work area clean. The Embroidery Machine Operator reports directly to the Embroidery and Sewing Department Manager.
· Hoop, adjust and select files, embroider, and clean/finish garments
· Thread machine, adjust tensions, replace bobbins, replace needles
· Maintain machines with proper oiling, greasing, and cleaning schedules
· Keep embroidery supply inventory organized and prepare order forms to re-stock.
· Troubleshoot machine problems
· Very strong work ethic with a particular attention to detail and a commitment to excellence
· Ability to effectively and comfortably communicate with co-workers.
· A strong appreciation and dedication towards improving and maintaining quality
· A positive and energetic attitude geared towards success and knowledge
KEY RESULT AREAS
1) Consistently showing up for work on time and putting in extra time when required
2) Embroidery work with the utmost respect for quality and consistency
3) Meeting and exceeding daily production expectations
4) Maintaining and cleaning the embroidery equipment and your work area
5) Focused and efficient work with a goal of zero or very infrequent mistakes, and making sure not to make the same mistake when one does occur
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.