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As an ever-growing small business, Enlightened Equipment is continually seeking skilled individuals to handcraft custom outdoor gear. We seek individuals who are energetic, self-motivated and have strong attention to detail. Applicants can apply in person at the address indicated below or submit an application via email to: Shannon@enlightenedequipment.com.

 

Title: Sewing Machine Operator

Department: Operations

Reports to: Production Manager

Type: Full-Time Hourly

 

Overview:

Working as the Sewing Machine Operator you will be responsible for manufacturing the sewn goods for Enlightened Equipment.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities and duties of this position are, but not limited to:

  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures;

  • Follows all quality methods, procedures and guidelines to ensure consistency of work;

  • Reads order-specific job travelers and/or engineered drawings to ensure each order is produced to specifications;

  • Uses an industrial sewing machine;

  • Completes all job duties within given time constraints;

  • Performs other duties as assigned;

  • Cross-trains between several different jobs;

  • Cleans and maintains work area;

  • Pursues continuous improvement to improve efficiency of job duties and work flow.

Minimum Position Qualifications:  

  • Strong attention to detail;

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly growing environment;

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision;

  • Needs good visual judgment to notice errors and/or defects;

  • Ability to accurately read a tape measure;

  • Have a positive attitude and be able to work with a variety of personalities;

  • Good written and oral communication skills;

  • Must be able to manage time appropriately.

Physical Requirements and Environment:

  • Must be physically capable of safely lifting a minimum of 30 lbs. without assistance;

  • Involves sitting for long periods as required;

  • Requires repetitive movement and extensive use of hands;

  • Includes exposure to noise levels that are distracting and/or uncomfortable;

  • Requires wearing personal protective equipment.

Preferred Position Qualifications:  

  • A high school diploma, GED, or higher;

  • Previous sewing experience.

 

 

Enlightened Equipment
1124 W. 5th Street
Winona, MN 55987
507-474-6225