Industrial Sewer

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Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Spokane Valley, Washington, United States

Open: 09 January 2019

JOB SUMMARY

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

QUALIFICATIONS

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

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Core People Skills. Ability to positively interact and work collaboratively with people at all levels of the organization in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to set effective priorities and adjust quickly and appropriately to changing demands and needs. Ability to apply a large measure of common sense to a variety of situations. Genuine with high ethical standards and values, and personal integrity and honesty.

Communication Skills. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions.

Core Business Skills. Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information. Ability to work independently, without significant direction and to use resources effectively to “figure it out.” Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy. Exceptional prioritization, time management and organizational skills. Ability to accurately read drawings and follow standard operation procedures. Knowledge of lean manufacturing and 5S is a plus. Certified and/or trained in forklift operation is a plus.

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 workspace 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.

Promote positive employee and customer relations by supporting Pyrotek’s commitment to a working
environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility. Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful at all times.

Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.

Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills. Work effectively within team environments both in your department and across the organization.

Cooperate and comply fully with all Pyrotek policies and procedures. Actively support and follow the Pyrotek Safety Program.

Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.

Consistently promote and communicate Pyrotek’s core values through work performance and excellent customer service.

Perform other tasks as assigned by management.

PHYSICAL/SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

The following physical activities described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation, if feasible, will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of position.

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.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

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

 

Pyrotek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discrimate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

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