• Upholstery Sewer

    Outlaw Conversions
    Job Description
    Job Title: Upholstery Seamstress

    Department: Upholstery
    Reports To: Upholstery Department Supervisor

    Purpose: Prepares furniture for production line by sowing fabrics into several shapes, sizes, for the creation of custom furniture pieces and components, such as cushions, pillows, and light upholstery.

    Tasks

    • Interprets design orders and creates upholstery stencils.
    • Selects and sources upholstery materials.
    • Measures and cuts leather or fabric with the aid of design stencils.
    • Sews and finishes upholstery fabrics.
    • Troubleshoots errors for highest quality outcomes.
    • Operates sewing machine.
    • Cleans and maintains an organized work area.
    • Meets production schedule deadlines.
    • Follows approval guidelines with precision and attention to detail.
    • Knows and practices safety procedures.

    Work Context

    Requires standing, requires sitting, seldom requires crouching, stooping or crawling, Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, and materials, Requires repetitive movement, Requires some bending or twisting,
    Requires being exact or highly accurate, Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions

    Work Activities

    • cut or trim fabric or leather
    • distinguish colors
    • inspect products or materials for damage, defects, or shortages
    • recognize characteristics of cloth or fabric
    • examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications
    • measure, weigh, or count products or materials
    • measure and mark reference points or cutting lines on workpieces
    • spread fabric or clothing article on worktable or ironing board
    • read work order, instructions, formulas, or processing charts
    • operates sewing machine

    Qualifications
    Education and Experience:

    Less than High School education; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • Must have basic knowledge of sewing machines (how to thread, adjust tension, properly cut fabric, etc.)
    • Ability to read a measuring tape down to the 8th of an inch
    • Ability to handle physical workload, lift up to 30 pounds
    • Strong attention to detail; sharp eye
    • Ability to focus and prioritize tasks
    • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Reliable and punctual

    Skills Required:

    • Read a tape measure
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Sewing: 1 year preferred
    • Sewing machine experience: 1 year preferred

    Preferred:

    • Active Learning
    • Active Listening
    • Complex Problem Solving
    • Coordination
    • Mathematics
    • Time Management
    • Sewing by hand or with machine

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $12.00 - $18.00 per hour

    Benefits:

    • 401(k)
    • Dental insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance
    Interested? APPLY IN PERSON: at 1000 Airport Rd, Stephenville TX or email resume to careers@outlawconversions.com
     
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