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Garment Factory Production Coordinator

Oregon Corrections Enterprises in Pendleton, OR, USA


$46,188 to $68,076 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“OCE offers a competitive compensation package including employer paid retirement!”

Posting Date: September 6, 2019

Closing Date: September 22, 2019 at 11:59 pm

Come to work for Oregon Corrections Enterprises (OCE) in scenic Pendleton, Oregon! Home of the world renowned Pendleton Roundup and where OCE’s famous OCE Prison Blues® clothing line is manufactured! OCE has a permanent full time opening for a Garment & Embroidery Production Coordinator working at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution (EOCI) in Pendleton, Oregon. The ideal candidate would possess a balance of assembly-line manufacturing experience coupled with supervisory, positive role modeling, coaching, and training skills to work effectively in a correctional environment.

OCE offers a dynamic and challenging work environment under the Oregon Accountability Model supporting public safety by providing Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) inmates with training and work experience. OCE offers a competitive compensation package including employer paid health, dental, vacation benefits and retirement through the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System.

Applicants must successfully pass a Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS) criminal and civil court background checks, pre-employment drug screening, and successfully complete a twelve month probationary period. An annual criminal background review is a condition of employment. This position is represented by the Association of Oregon Corrections Employees (AOCE) union. Additional information about OCE may be found on the internet at:


This full-time position provides instruction and supervision of inmate workers in the EOCI Garment and Embroidery Shops and ensures the manufacture of quality finished goods, and complete embroidery services within a safe and secure working environment. Work days and hours may vary based on the needs of the businesses.

This position requires the skill and ability to interpret and understand oral and written instructions, to relate and communicate with staff and inmates, and be knowledgeable of computers and software as applied to garment and embroidery products, design, and manufacturing. We are seeking applicants with progressively responsible experience in assembly-line manufacturing and complete embroidery services with preferable in:

  • Garment construction
  • Complete embroidery services
  • General safety processes and procedures in manufacturing environments
  • Pattern making systems
  • Digitizing systems
  • Managing inventories and supplies
  • Coordinating production materials and processes
  • Designing, implementing, and monitoring production schedules
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Applying quality assurance techniques
  • Inspecting components during manufacturing
  • Maintaining quality control
  • Developing and monitoring maintenance schedules
  • Maintaining safe work environment
  • Applying research methodology to manufacturing and commerce
  • Monitoring individual performance
  • Time studies
  • Teaching and training inmates in garment manufacturing procedures
  • Teaching and training inmates operating embroidery machines
  • Reading and understanding operating manuals
  • Industrial sewing machines


Your application will be reviewed to determine that you have the education and/or experience required for this position. To be considered for this position, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Three years of production or manufacturing experience.
  • High school diploma, or equivalent GED certificate, or higher;
  • Ability to pass a criminal background records check
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen


Only the candidates whose experience most closely match the qualifications, desired attributes, and knowledge sections, for this position will be invited to interview. Preference will be given to:

  • Applicants with manufacturing experience
  • Applicants with complete embroidery services experience
  • Applicants with experience working in a correctional environment.


Only complete applications will be considered. Be sure to answer all 8 supplemental questions and attach all required documents. Qualified applicants whose background most closely match the needs and requirements for this position will be invited to interview. A criminal history, civil court background, and motor vehicles check is conducted on all applicants meeting minimum qualifications.

Oregon Corrections Enterprises (OCE) complies with the Federal Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA). PREA prohibits OCE from hiring, or promoting anyone who has engaged in, been convicted of, or been civilly or administratively adjudicated for engaging in sexual abuse in Institution settings. These include a jail, prison, or other correctional facility (including juvenile corrections) AND any institution or facility where people are residing for the purpose of receiving care or treatment (e.g., adjudicated delinquent, neglected, placed in State custody, mentally ill or disabled, chronically ill, or physically disabled, etc.). These include skilled nursing care, intermediate or long-term care, or custodial or residential care (e.g., group home, rehabilitation, assisted living/nursing home, hospice, etc.).

This standard requires OCE to conduct background checks on all applicants considered for employment or promotion to consider any incidents of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment in determining whether to hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates.

For more information regarding PREA please visit:

Only those applicants most closely meeting the desired and minimum qualifications and skills will be invited to interview.


Submit the ZipRecruiter online application and the following, or your application may not be considered:

  1. Resume detailing your work history, with start and end dates representing positions held (Required)
  2. Copy of DD214 if claiming Veteran’s Preference. Please note this form must be attached if you wish to claim preference. (if applicable)

If you have questions about this recruitment please email:


About Oregon Corrections Enterprises:

Making a Difference

OCE provides meaningful work experiences for every offender. With training and guidance, the men and women in OCE work programs will return to their communities with a stronger work ethic and viable job skills, increasing their ability to succeed.

Keeping Current with Future Job Skills Demands

OCE is a progressive leader in developing career opportunities. By offering advanced training and state-of-the-art equipment, OCE is keeping current with industry standards and providing marketable job skills.

Leading the Way with Great Partnerships

By working with the Oregon Department of Corrections, state agencies, non-profit agencies, and the public, OCE builds partnerships that sustain work opportunities for offenders. OCE constantly explores new business opportunities and partnerships. Working together, we reduce recidivism while saving money for Oregon's taxpayers.

Quality and Value

High-quality standard and custom products and services are the foundation of what OCE does. A continuously expanding array of products and services keeps OCE current with market trends and job market opportunities.

OCE's Commitment

Working for Oregon Corrections Enterprises is an opportunity for us to help others and contribute towards making our communities safer. Each of us has an important role in fostering positive change by guiding and mentoring offenders. We make a difference!

Company address: 2500 Westgate, Pendelton, OR 97801

Posted date: 13 days ago

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