Sewing Machine Operator-Stitcher
Burlington Medical Supplies - Newport News, VA

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Job Purpose:
Responsible for ensuring that all finished aprons, Thyroid Shields, Sleeves, Gonad Shields, Table Pads, and Porta Shields adhere to work order instructions. Responsible for ensuring that the BMS Quality System is followed and to continuously seek ways to make the work process more efficient. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to accomplish goals. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Read Factory Work Order to include “special instructions” and produce aprons according to the specifications
  • Tag aprons with correct protection type
  • Ensure orders are complete prior to sending the product to the next work station
  • Improve work process efficiencies by communicating ideas and or procedures in sewing
  • Have an understanding of company quality policies including work instructions and procedures
  • Ensure that aprons being sewn follow a “first-in-first-out” system process
  • Clarify with Quality Inspector any questions regarding work orders
  • Maintain a safe, clean work area, to include blowing down the machine and making minor preventative maintenance of machines (e.g. keeping oil levels full, replacing old needles with new, etc.)
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the apron-making process, apron styles, products and customers
  • Additional job duties as may be assigned from time to time by management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience sewing knowledge and knowledge of operation of sewing machines a must
  • Able to build and maintain strong teamwork

COMPETENCIES:

  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to independently follow through all assignments to completion
  • Must have at least 1 year of commercial/manufacturing sewing experience

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED

CONDITIONS:

  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs and carry for 25 feet
  • Must be able to stand and move about the factory for extended periods of time

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE-Resume & References required, manufacturing sewing experience is required...


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