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Embroidery Operator

Company: Galls LLC
Location: Cerritos
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose/Summary: Embroidery operator utilizes embroidery machine(s) to place logos and personalization on garments, hats and name-strips. Operator also performs daily routine maintenance of the machines including applying oil and cleaning so the machines run smoothly. Operators also troubleshoot the machine and escalate issues to management and/or the assigned maintenance technician.Essential Functions and Responsibilities includes the information below (add as much detail as necessary). Management reserves the right to assign other duties as needed.Read and understand work instruction document (WID) and ensure WID matches garment and identified "Value Added Service"-- - (VAS) to be applied. Must also be able to follow style and color guidelines to create standard garments.Scan embroidery barcode on WID and download image, then verify that the image matches the order descriptionComplete preparatory steps required to begin embroidery process including selecting size and color of thread; placing spools of thread on spindles; inserting bobbins and threading ends through machine guides and components; turning setscrews to regulate machine settings according to garment styles and equipment performance and measuring and marking for center-point placement.Complete finishing steps by removing garment holding devices and taking finished items from machines. Examine and measure finished articles to verify conformance to all quality standards and/or WID instructions.Repair any defective embroidery by picking out mistake and re-running or adding missing stitches and trimming excess backing and thread from the finished product.Able to utilize embroidery hoops to hold fabric taut and place on machine for embroidery.Monitor machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching, breaks in thread or machine malfunctions. Trouble-shoot small machine problems and performs routine maintenance tasks, ie., replacing needles, cleaning/oiling equipment.Work within established efficiency and quality standards to ensure embroidery work is completed accurately and timely.Cross train and work in other areas of VAS (Value Added Services) department or Retail Store operations as business needs dictate.Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety. Comply with company, OSHA and other applicable regulations to assure a safe workplace.Qualifications (Experience/Knowledge/Systems/Applications or Equipment):Experience: 0-1 yr. 1-3 yrs. 3-5 yrs. 5-10 yrs. Over 10 yrs.xEmbroidery Machine Operation - training will be provided as neededAbility to meet established productivity and quality standardsAbility to use U.S. Customary Ruler for making measurementsSuperior hand/eye coordinationAbility to stand for entire shift and walk, bend, push, pull, reach and lift up to 50pounds while practicing proper safety proceduresHand and finger dexterity needed for small movementsMeticulous attention to detailStrong reading comprehension to be able to understand and execute instructionsin work related documentsExperience in working with a variety of fabricsAbility to complete tasks accurately and in a timely fashionAbility to evaluate finished product against work instruction and assure workmeets required standard.Reliable, responsible and dependable in fulfilling attendance requirements.Ability to be flexible and adaptable to variables in the work environment and jobrequirements.Educational and/or Training Requirements:Check level that applies or write in, if "other"-- - appliesXHigh School, General Education Degree (GED) or EquivalentSome College or Equivalent4 Year Degree or EquivalentAdvanced Degree or EquivalentXOther: Completion of OJT embroidery training class as neededKey Relationships and Interactions:Identify internal (departments, positions, etc.) and external (vendors, customers, etc) contacts that are key.This position largely interacts with internal department personnel.Supervision Required (How closely is this position supervised?):Check level that appliesNormally receives detailed instructions on all workXNormally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignmentsNormally receives no instruction on routine work, general instructions on new assignmentsActs independently to determine methods and procedures on assignmentsSupervision Exercised (Is this position responsible for the following):Check all that applyStaffingProject DelegationPerformance ManagementWork PlanningTask DelegationSalary ReviewsFor:Check employee groups, as applicableManagement or Supervisory EmployeesExempt Salaried EmployeesNon-Exempt Hourly EmployeesPhysical Requirements:Check all that applyTypical office environmentXXRequires physical activity ie., walking, standing, moving materials, boxes, etc. Must be able to stand for entire shift and complete all physical actions necessary to complete the embroidery operation to include lifting, carrying, twisting, bending, reaching, pulling, pushing and squatting.Heavy physical activity: lifting, bending, carrying heavy materials, boxes, etc.Significant business travel requiredAbility to stand and walk for entire shift; ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds and bend, twist, grab, squat, push, pull, stand, walk or perform any other physical movements required to complete daily tasks.DISCLAIMER: This job description indicates the general nature and level of the work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, tasks, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required. This description does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Keywords: Galls LLC, Cerritos , Embroidery Operator, Other , Cerritos, California

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