Sewing Machine Operator
Description

Britten is a veteran-owned (VSOB) creative production house dedicated to delivering innovative signage, displays, and event branding solutions that make our customers stand out in a crowd. For 35+ years, we’ve leveraged our state-of-the art design, printing, fabrication, and manufacturing capabilities to propel high-impact campaigns and promotional ideas into the world. Always on time, on strategy, and on budget, we build the stuff that helps people, communities, and businesses flourish and prosper.


Britten is a creative production studio with in-house printing and manufacturing capabilities. For over 30 years, we’ve been helping some of the world’s largest brands visually connect with their audience through conceptual design, innovative hardware, and display solutions. From experiential events to unique retail spaces, and from custom props to large-format print – when it comes to getting noticed, Britten does it all.


What We Seek...

We are looking for an individual has a passion for producing high quality and detailed work. The Sewing Machine Operator will enjoy following well-defined procedures that result in high-quality world-class products for Britten’s customers. If you are motivated and enjoy a fast-paced environment, then this is the job for you!


$500 Signing Bonus Available!


We want people who align with and can live our core values:
We Say Yes
We Hustle

We Think Bigger
We Keep Promises
We Build People Up


Job Summary and Job Functions

  • Operating industrial sewing machines (Durkopp-Adler and Juki)
  • Familiar with knit substrates
  • Accurately measure and sew products of varying sizes to customer specifications
  • Use of scissors to trim fabric
  • Strong attention to detail and quality standards
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Align with and believe in the company core values: We Say Yes, We Hustle, We Think Bigger, We Keep Promises, We Build People UP

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to be exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Requirements
  • High school diploma
  • Previous experience with commercial sewing machines a plus, but not required
  • Previous manufacturing experience a plus
  • Quick reaction times to short deadlines
  • Must be able to keep up in a fast-paced environment, have the ability to multi-task (this means planning multiple projects at one time) and reflect a positive attitude towards challenging job requirements
  • Aptitude and willingness to learn
  • Possess strong communications skills
  • The ability to work before/after typical office hours as work may demand
  • Align with and believe in the company core values: We Say Yes, We Hustle, We Think Bigger, We Keep Promises, We Build People Up

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips
  • Heavy work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned
  • Subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level
  • Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation

Compensation and Benefits

A competitive hourly rate and/or salary is being offered and a full benefits package for all full-time positions.

Benefits Package Highlights:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance coverage options
  • 401K
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (Full time employees)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Life Insurance-company provided
  • Reimbursement for safety glasses and/or work boots (if position requires and qualifies)
  • Company provided safety, skill development and/or leadership training opportunities

Britten, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, genetic information, disability, or any other characteristics as protected by federal, state or local law. Britten, Inc. is a drug free employer.