Position: Sewing Department Lead
Location: Position is based in Milwaukie, OR
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Hourly
Reports to: Operations Lead
Brewery Branding is the leading merchandise and promotional printing company for the craft brewing industry. We’re proud to offer tons of resources to help build brewers brands by providing in-house design, fulfillment, and on-line store management for our customers. We are looking for a proficient production sewing department lead to add to our new, state-of-the art custom sewing department.
First things first…you must enjoy independent production work in a sewing shop and contribute to a team-based environment. The people we get to work with are the best and we expect nothing less from ourselves. The Sewing Lead position will be responsible for being the primary point of contact between the sewing department and other departments and will finds ways to keep communication flowing between departments and team members in a positive and productive way. The lead will be a key voice in department growth.
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Essential Job Duties
Lead and manage team members within the sewing department
Welcomes constructive feedback from internal and external departments
Is a solution based thinker when problems arise
Checking and responding to Emails in a timely manner
Entering in and maintaining MeisterTask weekly production schedule
Distributing work throughout the week to the entire sewing team
Purchasing or directing the purchase of any proper threads and other related items for upcoming projects
Maintaining the patch backstock document, photos, and systems
Quality control, check alignment of patch placement, stitch length, tension, and thread color matching
Arranging projects for the weeks production
Be a positive voice for sewing room in meetings and with other departments
Build and manage maintenance program for all department equipment
Keep sewing department spaces clean and organized for efficiency and safety of team
Ability to work independently and with a team in a production-based environment
Lead a team to produce, world class, retail quality work with extreme consistency
Display a solid work ethic and can-do attitude
Excel within a system that demands attention to detail in both work output and working within a process
Must report to office daily with no remote work
At Brewery Branding, we take our core principles very seriously. All team members should embrace and embody these values to support our purpose and be an active part of our culture.
Brewery Branding’s Core Purpose
At our core we believe it’s important to thrive as individuals and within a group by forming mutually beneficial relationships within the passionate and creative brewing industry.
Our Core Values
Operate with integrity. Be proud. Be positive. Be accountable. Be open to progress. Be your best, every day. Get your sh*t done and have fun doing it.
Must have a great attitude
Need to love an organized and clean work space
Minimum 2 years of experience in an industrial sewing shop is preferred
Proficiency in industrial sewing applications is required
Must be able to follow directions
Have a high attention to detail
This role has supervised positions to manage
Due to the nature of the work, this position must report to the warehouse location in Milwaukie to perform duties.
High School diploma or equivalent
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift boxes of up to 40 lbs. The employee must be comfortable with sitting at a sewing station for extended periods of time and working with their hands and feet.
Brewery Branding offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, rewarding work environment and growth for committed professionals. Starting wage of $20-24/hr with a 90-day review. Position is fulltime.
We also offer the following benefits:
Health care package for employee, dependents at employee cost
Paid vacation time
Holiday and sick pay
Brewery Branding is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org telling us a bit about yourself and why you think you'd be a good fit for this job.
** Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.