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Avalon amp; Tahoe Manufacturing SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR in Alma, Michigan

SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR At Avalon, we view people as our most valuable resource. We recognize that our ability to build the highest quality pontoon boats relies on the talents and contributions of all our employees. Our success as a company depends on the strength of our team. Avalon is an employer of choice for people looking for great pay and benefits in an exciting and rewarding work environment. emuJob Summary/u/em: The sewing machine operators are responsible for operating industrial sewing machines. The sewing machine operators use either vinyl or canvas components to create furniture upholstery, Bimini tops, privacy station curtains, etc. The sewing department supports the upholsterers and the assembly line. emuKey Responsibilities/u/em: liAdheres to all safety policies and procedures/li liFollows all pre-established installation and quality methods, procedures and guidelines to ensure consistency of work/li liReads order-specific job travelers and/or engineered drawings to ensure each order is produced to specifications/li liUses an industrial sewing machine and various hand tools to fabricate vinyl and/or canvas components/li liCompletes all job duties within given time constraints/li liPerforms other duties as assigned/li liCross-trains between several different jobs/li liCleans and maintains work area/li liPursues continuous improvement to improve efficiency of job duties and work flow/li /ul QUALIFICATIONS emuJob Requirements/u/em: liHigh school diploma or GED/li liAttention to detail/li liExcellent problem solving skills/li liGood verbal and written communication skills/li liNeeds good visual judgment to notice errors and/or defects/li liAbility to accurately read a tape measure/li liAbility to follow verbal and written instructions/li liAbility to work in a fast paced, multifunctional team oriented work environment/li liAbility to work variable hours with short notice (up to 50+ hrs. per week)/li /ul emuPhysical Requirements and Environment/u/em: liMust be physically capable of safely lifting a minimum of 30 lbs. without assistance/li liInvolves sitting for long periods as required/li liRequires repetitive movement and extensive use of hands/li liIncludes exposure to noise levels that are distracting and/or uncomfortable/li liRequires wearing personal protective equipment/li /ul Salary Range: $14.00 - $15.75 Hourly SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR AVALON PONTOONS INCLUDE: liPaid holidays (after 90 days)/li liVacation Time/li li401K with company match (after 90 days)/li liMedical, Dental, vision insurance./li liCPR/First Aid (initial certification and re-certification for Safety Committee Leads)/li liAnnual Flu Shots and Hearing Test/li liTraining workshops (determined on an individual basis based on need of department)/li /ul