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Lead Sewing Machine Operator

Handicare USA, Inc.
Maryland Heights, MO 63043





















JOB TITLE:


LEAD SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR


DEPARTMENT:


SEWING


REPORTS TO:


SEWING SUPERVISOR


FLSA STATUS:


NON-EXEMPT




 



OVERVIEW:  The Lead Sewing Machine Operator cuts patterns, operates sewing machines, inspects and packages product to ensure the daily sewing production schedule is met, and provides leadership within their work cell.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Cut, sew, inspect and package products according to established guidelines and procedures.

  • Lead 5S and other Lean efforts within work area

  • Perform various administrative tasks in support of work area

  • Mentor and train other associates within assigned area

  • Read and understand work instruction and drawings

  • Troubleshoot and repair common sewing machine problems.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times.

  • Additional responsibilities as requested or required



 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.



COMPETENCIES:



  • Follow policies and procedures

  • Is consistently at work and on time

  • Completes tasks on time or notifies management with an alternate plan

  • Monitors own work to ensure quality

  • Meets productivity standards

  • Knowledge of sewing machine troubleshooting

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Observes safety and security procedures

  • Uses equipment and materials properly

  • Understanding of inventory & quality control



LANGUAGE SKILLS:



  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and or short memos.



 


 


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & TRAINING:



  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) and 2 or more years of industrial sewing experience. 1 year or more of experience working within an assigned work cell at Prism Medical is preferred. Proficiency in performing routing maintenance and repair on sewing machines.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  


The employee may occasionally stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch during shift.  Employee will be required to regularly sit, use hand to finger, handle, feel and reach with hands and arms.  Employee must be able to occasionally lift and or move up to 30 lbs.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:



  • This position works in an environment with moderate noise levels.



 


Note: Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  Critical features of this job are described under various headings above.  They may change at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other reasons.  The above statements are strictly intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed.  They are not be construed as a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills requires of employees in this position.   The physical demands described her are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 


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Posted: 2022-12-03 Expires: 2023-01-02

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