Shinola Repairs Operator in Seattle, Washington

In 1897 C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available.

Filson recognizes that it takes a world-class team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.

The Repairs Operator will report to the Repairs and Sample Line Supervisor and will have frequent contact with employees throughout the organization. This position is an integral part of the repair process and will be responsible to repair garments and/or luggage efficiently to Filson’s high quality standards, plus other duties as assigned.

  • Must know how to sew from start to finish, working in a timely manner to meet deadlines.

  • Know how to work variety of sewing/ operating machines.

  • Work with other repairs operators and the Repair Auditor to understand the requirements of the piece.

  • Willing to work as a team to turn projects around quickly.

  • Ability to proactively trouble shoot and problem solve.

  • Backfill production line when repairs workload is light.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 5 to 7 years experience in sewing a variety of apparel and/or luggage from start to finish.

  • Expert in construction.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for 8 hour shifts.

  • Able to see details within 2 feet.

  • Ability to repetitively push, pull, pinch, grab, reach, twist, push pedal with foot, squeeze with hands.

  • Ability to Rivet.

  • Able to lift 25lbs regularly.

Note: This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Filson is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings which are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Discrimina¬tion and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally incon¬sistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.

With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job.

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ID: 2017-1833

External Company Name: Shinola

External Company URL: http://www.shinola.com