Job Description

Carpenter Co is currently seeking a detail oriented individual to join our Conover, NC plant as an Industrial Sewer. The successful candidate will be expected to assemble individual fabrics, zippers, and other sub-components into fabricated mattress covers.

Job Summary:

Assemble individual fabrics, zippers, and other sub-components into fabricated mattress covers.

Position Scope:

Interacts and communicates directly with lead person, cutters, material handlers, machine operators, and other sewers.  Works in a normal plant environment with exposure to temperature changes.  Major challenges involve the efficient usage of various components to produce covers per customer specifications.

Education:

High school diploma or GED.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Prior industrial sewing experience is required.
  • Specific on the job training is provided.
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, some weekends, holidays and call-in with little notice.
  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.

Essential Functions:

  • Receive and understand instructions from department supervisor or lead person.
  • Accept work (component parts) distributed by material handler or lead person.
  • Assemble using specified sewing procedures, fabric and tick components into a finished cover according to specified customer requirements.
  • Self-inspect each step of the sewing process to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • Place finished product onto table or skid for next step in the production process.
  • Enclose finished cover with neat seams to meet customer demands.
  • Clean sewing machine and perform basic maintenance.
  • Set up sewing area with adequate supplies.
  • Adhere to established department production procedures.
  • Assist with turning finished covers from inside to outside appearance.
  • Assist with necessary inventory counting.