Seamstress

Virginia Beach, VA

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Description

SEAMSTRESS (Sewing Operator) - Virginia Beach 

$12/hour 

Full Time Temp-to-Hire 

Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5PM 

Essential Functions

  • Arm-Hand Steadiness
  • Draw patterns with precision.
  • Cut and sew for products.
  • Operates a walking foot sewing machine to seam sections of material together for exceptional and sturdy products.
  • Must be able to read, follow and improve Bill of Material documents.
  • Understand multiple step and multi-person production sewing operations.
  • Manage material inventory and be able to direct needed material quantities to maintain a steady sewing workflow at each workstation and sewing operation.
  • Ability to communicate immediate production errors with management.
  • Communicate material pattern problems during sewing assembly and recommend adjustments to patterns with the Engineering Department.
  • Language: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence; Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Reasoning: Ability to understand and organize a problem and them to select a mathematical method or formula to solve the problem

Job Requirements

Competencies
• Interpersonal- Listens to others without interrupting; remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
• Oral Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
• Team Work- Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Puts success of team above own interests.
• Adaptability- Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
• Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time. Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent.
• Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to reaching goals
• Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed
• Safety & Security- Observes all safety procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

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