Under the direction of the Production Supervisor and Trainer, this position is responsible for transferring a design onto garments using a screenprint or embroidery machine. As an operator, you will be responsible for processing orders through preparing garments, programming machine for the design and making quality adjustments as necessary, as well as helping to analyze order to identify design and determine ink colors or threads.
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8a-4p or Mon-Thurs, 5:45a-4p (screenprint)
A Typical Day (job functions) | Unload + Operate + Analyze + Verify + Repeat
Unload shirts from platen
Provide support to machine operator as needed
Analyze orders to identify design and determine ink colors
Verify quality of clothing and ink design or thread/fabric color
Change screens and ink for specific orders
Follows safety practices. Identifies problems and works to resolve safety issues as they occur in accordance to OSHA standards
Works actively with others to get the job done
Other duties as assigned
Skills (qualifications) | Self-Motivated + Detail-Oriented + TEAM Player
High school education desirable, but not required
Tablet or computer experience preferred
Ability to work well in a team
Detail oriented and self-motivated
Must be reliable, responsible and take direction well
Must be able to perform repetitive tasks for several hours
Ability to be stand for 8-10 hours a day
Previous production experience preferred, but not required
OUR CULTURE is one-of-a-kind and truly sets us apart. We are proud of our humble beginnings and non-corporate style. We offer a unique atmosphere, unlike any other manufacturer. We work hard to be the best and we seek only committed individuals that will help move our company forward and embrace our values and culture. Lakeshirts | Blue 84 is one of the largest privately owned screen-printing manufacturers in the United States, responsible for decorating and distribution of a wide variety of garments for the resort, college and K-12 markets. At our headquarters in Detroit Lakes, MN, we employ over 550 great people, proudly producing 35,000+ garments daily. It's not just a job but a lifestyle. Our job descriptions help support and guide you in the role you play in making our company successful. LIFE'S BETTER IN A T-SHIRT. IT REALLY IS.
Cognitive or Mental Requirements of the Job:
Employee must be able to see and hear, read and write. Requires adaptability, analyzing, assessing, calculating, decision making, dependability, judgment, reading, speaking, following direction, handling multiple priorities, reasoning.
Lifting under 10 lbs.
Lifting 10-24 lbs.
Lifting 25-50 lbs.
Lifting over 50 lbs.
Carrying under 10 lbs.
Carrying 10-24 lbs.
Carrying 25-50 lbs.
Carrying over 50 lbs.
Reaching above shoulder height
Reaching at shoulder height
Reaching below shoulder height
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and should in no way be considered a contract or guarantee of employment. Employee may perform other related duties as needed based on the ongoing needs of the business. Minnesota is an Employment-At-Will state and implies no specific length of employment.