Our culture, like your favorite t-shirt, is one of kind and truly sets us apart, and we are proud of our humble beginnings and non-corporate style. We offer a unique atmosphere that sets us apart from any other manufacturer. We work hard to be the best and we seek only committed individuals that will help move our company forward and embrace our values and culture.
Lakeshirts is one of the largest privately owned screen-printing manufacturers in the United States. The company is responsible for decorating and distribution of a wide variety of garments for the resort, college and K-12 markets. At our headquarters in Detroit Lakes, MN, we employ nearly 425 great people, proudly producing 25,000+ garments daily.
It's not just a job but a lifestyle; our job descriptions help support and guide you in the role you play to making our company successful. This is why life is better in a t-shirt!
Under the direction of the Production Supervisor and Trainer, this position is accountable for transferring a design onto garments using a screenprint machine or embroidery machine. Responsible for helping with processing orders through preparing garments, programming machine for the design, and making quality adjustments as necessary. Help to analyze orders to identify design and determine ink colors or thread. Verify garment quality design to achieve company standards. Support Quality Control Specialists as needed with folding, boxing and counting garments, record styles and quantities of garments produced. Responsible for meeting department goals.
Screenprint Machine Operator Hours: Mon-Thurs, 4pm-2am
Embroidery Machine Operator Hours: Mon-Thurs, 4pm-2am
Essential Job Functions:
Analyze orders to identify design and determine ink or thread colors
Verify quality of clothing and ink design or thread/fabric color
Change screens/ink or threads as needed for specific orders
Process order on screenprint or embroidery and laser machine
Maintain Lakeshirts acceptable standard of quality per garment
Communicate with inventory department to gather replacement garments as needed
Keep work area clean and orderly
Follows safety practices. Identifies problems and works to resolve safety issues as they occur in accordance to OSHA standards
Works actively with others to get the job done
Other duties as assigned
High school education desirable, but not required.
Tablet, smartphone or computer experience preferred
Ability to work well in a team
Must be reliable, responsible and take direction well
Must be able to perform repetitive tasks for several hours
Ability to be stand for 8-10 hours a day
Previous production experience preferred, but not required
Lifting under 10 lbs.
Lifting 10-24 lbs.
Lifting 25-50 lbs.
Lifting over 50 lbs.
Carrying under 10 lbs.
Carrying 10-24 lbs.
Carrying 25-50 lbs.
Carrying over 50 lbs.
Reaching above shoulder height
Reaching at shoulder height
Reaching below shoulder height
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Associated topics: automated, automatic, cad, cnc, cnc fabricating, computer aided design, computer numeric control, computerized numerical control, precision machining, smt machine