Production Associate - SEASONAL

Selma, Alabama, United States Full-time

SEASONAL PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE

Plantation Patterns, a division of NBGHome, is a manufacturer and distributor of high quality outdoor cushions and umbrellas in the United States. We are currently seeking Seasonal Production Associates to join our Selma, AL production facility team.  These roles are first shift, hourly positions reporting to Production Management with day-to-day work monitored by a team supervisor.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a  Seasonal Production Associate, you will work within a dynamic and passionate team to achieve and maintain the goals of our manufacturing plan.   At all times, you will support a safe, clean, organized, and accountable workplace.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED AS A PLANTATION PATTERNS ASSOCIATE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least six (6) months or more work experience.
  • Previous experience operating sewing machines and/or manufacturing production experience is preferred, however, we will train the right person who demonstrates enthusiasm for our company and the work we do.
  • Highly organized with exceptional follow-through, time management, and multi-task abilities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and understand basic work instructions.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to read and understand measurements and tape measures.
  • Lifting and moving boxes/materials will be required.
  • Team player that works well within a fast-paced, goal-driven environment.
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision as well in a team.
  • Ability to work with various types of fabric, thread and cords as well as monitor and adjust thread tension, untangle snags in the machine and general understanding of sewing machine operation.
  • Ability to position & guide items under needles.
  • Possess arm-hand steadiness, excellent finger dexterity view items up close.
  • New operators are expected to reach 100% productivity within 6-8 months from hire date.
  • Ability to follow safe work practices and proper lifting techniques.
  • Ability to read and follow instructions.
  • Possess a passion for perfection, impeccable attendance record and an exceptional work ethic.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment. 
  • Works safely at all times and complies with all established safety rules and guidelines including reporting noncompliance.
  • Communicate information related to daily work activity to team lead and supervisor.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, kneel and reach; lift of up to 25 pounds, as needed.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for the full 8-12 hour shift on possible irregular surfaces.
  • Successfully complete all pre-employment checks (including Drug Screen and Background Check)
  • If necessary, must be able to work overtime and weekends with little notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.