Sewing Supervisor Full Time Days - M-F

GSP Companies Maple Bluff , WI 53704

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

Oversees team of Sewing Machine Operators who complete hanging signs and panels for a variety of retail displays using production sewing machines. Operates in a high-volume production facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organizes workflow to meet customer ship deadlines

  • Supervises and oversees production output of sewing team as part of overall fulfillment function

  • Coordinates with other departments as needed on workflow

  • Ensure quality of products before packaging and shipping

  • Assembles panels and borders per established work instructions utilizing commercial sewing machines. This includes sewing borders to panel cloth, applying trims and using decorative seams

  • Operates sewing machines using foot lever and hand control

  • Determines which seam style to use according to specifications on order/ticket

  • Aligns fabric, backing, aluminum stays, elastic, Velcro, follows seams, edges, or marking

  • Sews parts with various types of stitches such as vertical stitched OR straight stitched

  • Trims excess threads and edges of parts

  • Uses gauges to insure proper placement of stitches on each piece of fabric

  • Measures and cuts textiles accurately according to design specifications

  • Hand repairs any weaknesses

  • Sorts, folds and stacks fabrics, borders or panels as needed

  • Changes needles and threads machines as needed

  • Performs quality of work inspections for all seams sewn

  • Performs all duties according to established safety and efficiency procedures

  • Maintains workstation in a neat, clean and orderly fashion

  • Performs minor maintenance on machines as needed including re-threading and replacing of needles as necessary

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Experience supervising production sewing operations

  • Prior experience in sewing/textile industry utilizing related machines preferred

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in production sewing environment

Qualifications, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Ability to lead and manage production line workers, preferably in sewing

  • Ability to plan sewing production workflow and staffing

  • Knowledge of sewing methods procedures and practices

  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, manage time efficiently, and meet shifting deadlines

  • Uncompromising attention to detail

  • Must be able to sew 1/2 inch seams, straight alignment with cover pattern and no dropped stitches Ability to frequently lift bundles of approximately 50lbs

  • Ability to sit or stand for 10+ hour periods

  • Experience reading and understanding production tickets

  • Ability to interpret simple sewing instructions commonly placed in a sewing manual

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos

  • Ability to review and assess quality of work

  • Position is highly repetitious and involves occasional moving of moderately heavy materials Ability to work overtime as necessary

  • Ability to develop creative solutions to client and internal problems and challenges

  • Ability to contribute to building a strong and positive team spirit as well as align with GSP values

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Sewing Supervisor Full Time Days - M-F

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