Experienced Sewing Machine Operator

Location: Ogden, UT
Date Posted: 12-13-2017
Founded and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Kotis is expanding to Ogden, Utah in early 2018. We're looking for eager, passionate people to grow with us!
 
THE PERFECT CANDIDATE
 
We're looking for a crafty individual with a meticulous eye looking to turn their love for sewing into a career. Our perfect candidate pays great attention to detail, cares about their finished product, and has an amazing attitude. If you spend your spare time sewing your latest Cosplay or creating handmade goods for your Etsy shop, we want to hear from you! 
 
 THE COMPANY 
 
At Kotis, we’re building a team of brand evangelists, designers, and doers who are obsessed with creating amazing products. We’re the brand behind the brand, the makers of amazing swag solutions meant to amplify our client’s message and connect their people. We built new, clean, state-of-the-art textile screen printing facilities in Fairfield, OH and Ogden, UT to keep ahead of our customers’ demands and we need technically skilled people who love screen printing and want to build with us as we grow. We tackle every project with unbridled enthusiasm, promising that in the end we always make the Best Shirts & Swag Ever. 
 
THE JOB 
 
  • Sewing using single needle, serger, and cover stitch machines 
  • Sewing custom pockets onto shirts 
  • Attaching labels, woven tags, elbow patches, reflective taping 
  • Sewing inside hood liners 
  • Constructing totes 
Garment related tasks when needed 
  • Identify incoming boxes for order to be decorated 
  • Receive, open, count, sort, stack, check-in all incoming garments 
  • Package finished garments in preparation for shipping 
     
SCHEDULE
 
  • Monday – Friday required. Both shifts available below: 
  • 5:30am - 2pm 
  • 1:30pm - 10pm 
  • Full - time position 
     
REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS 
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Additionally, while performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to warm or cold weather. The noise level in the work environment is often loud. 
  • Single needle sewing machine experience required 
  • Industrial sewing machine experience a plus 
  • Experience with cover stitch machine and serger a plus 
  • Lift and/or move up to 20lbs at times 
  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly but efficiently- example using multiple machines for production at once 
  • Regularly stand for long periods of time while reaching with hands and arms 
  • Specific vision abilities include sharp vision, focus, depth perception and ability to identify colors 
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend complex written or oral instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English 
     
 BENEFITS 
 
  • Kotis offers a competitive benefit package to full time employees, including: 
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance 
  • 401(k) with match with Roth and Traditional options 
  • Robust PTO program 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Advancement opportunities 
   
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