Industrial Sewing Technician

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Employment Type: Full-time

Location: Spokane Valley, Washington

This position is within the Mining And Metals Industry

Job Summary

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). Pyrotek is a global leader in high temperature materials and our products impact virtually everyone in the developed world. Our global team has worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve and innovate the everyday!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Shift:  Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 2:30 pm

Responsible for sewing mesh bags for filters, various other materials for flex troughs, blankets, or pads in an industrial sewing environment.

  • Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with people at all levels of the organization in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions. 
  • Ability to accurately read drawings and follow standard operation procedures.  Knowledge of lean manufacturing and 5S is a plus.

Qualifications

Must Haves:

HS Diploma or GED.  Experience in an industrial setting using sewing machines or cutting is preferred, but not required.  

Essential Functions/Responsibilities: 

  • Read drawings and follow standard operation procedures to sew and assemble parts. Accurately and efficiently move process materials in accordance with established procedures.
  • Ability to manipulate fabric in a variety of weights, stiffness and coarseness with fingers.  This includes folding, tucking, and pinching.
  • Perform quality inspections and complete required documentation in a timely manner.
  • Clean work space and equipment as required.
  • Ensure proper use of equipment and wear proper PPE at all times.
  • Work effectively within team environments both in your department and across the organization.
  • Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by management.

Physical/Sensory Requirements:

Must be able to up to 50 pounds occasionally. Frequently required to sit and stand for extended periods of time.  Must be able to work with fiberglass, ceramic cloth, silica cloth, and various other materials frequently.

Majority of time will be in a manufacturing environment where Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required. Periodic exposure to outdoor environment through open doors.    

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