Georgia Employer EMBROIDERY MACHINE OPERATOR in Lithia Springs, Georgia

If you want a job that combines great benefits with exciting training and growth, UA Brands is the place for you! UA Brands is one of America's leading uniform companies and has been in business for 30 years. We operate six divisions that design, manufacture and sell uniforms to hard-working employees at clinics, hospitals, restaurants, schools, hotels, cruise lines and other workplaces around the world.We're seeking an Embroidery Machine Operator for our Lithia Springs, GA Distribution Center: Join us at our busy Distribution Center, located about 20 minutes outside Atlanta. You'll accurately process customer orders requiring embroidery and participate in all embroidery department processes including quality control inspections, garment hooping, thread trimming, and machine operation.This is more than a job: it's your chance to grow:We believe in helping our deserving employees reach their full potential. You'll have the chance to cross-train on jobs you haven't done before. This helps you add valuable new skills that can increase your earnings and help you move up in the company. You'll work side by side with managers who will take a real interest in your future. You'll meet many fellow UA Brand employees who have grown along with us and were promoted to higher-level responsibilities and supervisory positions. If you're hard-working and do a great job, you can be one of them! Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Set up, operate and troubleshoot Industrial Sized Embroidery Machines to manufacture embroidered goods at the highest quality and efficiency standards. Prepare machine for garments, which includes loading digitized designs into machine network, manual thread color changes and needle changes when appropriate. Prepare garments for machine, which includes hooping mechanisms and backing placement to ensure highest possible quality and output. Examine completed work to detect product defects and verify conformance and adjust machinery as necessary to correct quality or efficiency issues. Routine machine maintenance including Daily Oiling and Lint Control using compressed air system and shop vacuum. Position requires the ability and willingness to work on production floor at all work stations "as needed".Required Skills Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or drawn form. Physical Demands:Physical demands needed to successfully perform the position include the ability to: Walk and stand for long periods of time. Use hands/arms to reach for and handle merchandise and materials. Sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Regularly lift, push and/or pull up to 10 pounds; occasionally lift, push and/or pull up to 25 pounds; and infrequently lift, push and/or pull up to 50 pounds.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Your Work Environment: You'll experience moderate noise levels from the distribution center's mechanical and computer equipment. You'll often work near moving mechanical parts and will occasionally work from places high above the ground. You'll be working in an environment with high temperatures (and occasionally cold temperatures.)Flexible shifts available: Shifts can be any day Monday - Saturday. Saturday is a required shift every other week.Required Experience Must be 18 or over. Must be able to work 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM daily (including Saturdays). Enjoy the best of ALL worlds:As a 30-year industry leader, Uniform Advantage offers you the stability, strength, competitive benefits and career opportunities of a large firm. Yet our friendly, team-oriented workplace makes you feel like part of a close family. We offer comprehensive benefits such as 401(k), FMLA, Pet Insurance, Continuing Education, Employee Assistance, Referral and Discount programs, as well as several additional discounts through p