Sewing Operator

FirstSpear, LLC
Job Description
FirstSpear, LLC is seeking sewing operators for full time, day time positions, Monday – Friday at our Fenton, MO location. The primary responsibility is to sew medium and heavy duty textile products by operation of an industrial sewing machine.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Sew products within standard allowed minutes while maintaining a high degree of workmanship
  • Read and understand bills of material and sewing specifications
  • Acquire proficient knowledge of standard textile materials to ensure proper recognition of materials in production
  • Strictly follow established sewing standards and individual product specifications
  • Acquire and maintain product knowledge to facilitate efficiency in manufacturing
  • Produce sewn product by replication of a controlled reference sample
  • Set up sewing machine with proper thread, tension settings, and programmable operation settings as applicable
Required Competencies and Expectations
  • Detail oriented with a focus on quality and customer satisfaction
  • Fluent speaking, reading and writing in English is highly desirable
  • Possess fine motor skills and tactile ability to handle small objects
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted, and adjust body position to bend, stoop, sit, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
Required Education and Experience
  • Industrial sewing experience highly valued
Work Environment
  • This position works primarily in a factory setting varying between standing and sitting 6-9 hours per day
  • Uses industrial sewing equipment and related tools
Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual
  • 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision and other voluntary group insurance participation
  • Competitive wage
 
Why work with us? Great culture!
We are a vibrant, growing company proudly supplying elite military and law enforcement professionals with the most advanced tactical gear and personal protective equipment available. Looking for hardworking individuals who are team-oriented, yet strong and independent thinkers to join our mission supporting the men and women of law enforcement and the armed services who risk everything to protect our lives and our liberty. We offer a great culture, competitive wages, 401K, full medical/dental benefits and PTO.

Pleae, forward resume or letter of interest to Katy at katys@first-spear.com.

Want to know more?
Check out our website at www.first-spear.com