Production Teammate

Production Teammate

02 Mar 2024
Wisconsin, Madison, 53701 Madison USA

Production Teammate

DescriptionVestis Uniform Services provides uniforms and related products to more than 400,000 customers nationwide, in virtually every industry. From designing and manufacturing to laundering and delivering, Vestis works with local and national clients to create and maintain a total uniform solution that promotes teamwork and establishes a professional identity. Vestis operates from over 200 locations nationwide.The ideal candidate for this position will need to be able to be cross trained to perform a variety of tasks that may include receive and sort laundry, inspect garment/coverall for all mending needs, operate equipment such as dryers and ironers, and bundling of clean garments to be re-distributed to our customers.Responsibilities:

Attendance is an essential function of the job.

Work in assigned area of production responsibility as scheduled in a safe and efficient manner.

Attend departmental and branch meetings as needed to engage and complete education and training.

Assist fellow production workers by performing duties of lesser skill, such as supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work areas and equipment.

Consistently seek the improvement and development in assigned role/job and skills. Seek to develop multiple areas of capability in order to support the production team.

Create and support a culture of adherence to branch standardization in support of financial, service, and safety goals.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.

Qualifications:

Ability to work assigned shift- attendance is required

Basic math reasoning skills

Lifting Ability: up to 25-50 pounds continuously; Push/Pull Ability:

Able to Stand/Walk/Sit for 8-10 hours a day

Capability to work in a fast-paced work environment that may have fluctuating temperatures and loud noise levels while working with machinery in a safe and conscientious manner

Must be able to adhere to safety standards

Experience:

Prior experience in an industrial laundry or production environment preferred but not required

Capability of understanding work instructions

DEPARTMENTS AND DUTIES - Quality workmanship, teamwork and regular attendance are essential in these roles:Soil operations:

Receive; scan (track) bags of soiled garments onto counting tables. Examine articles to be cleaned, according to color, fabric, dirt content, and cleaning technique

Inspect soiled articles to determine sources of stains, to locate color imperfections, and to identify items requiring special treatment or repair.

Place soiled garments/products into push carts (or other designated material handling equipment) for delivery to wash and dry aisle.

Dry Fold:

Take clean product (gowns, aprons, towels, etc.) from basket, inspect product quality and place product into folding machine

Feed clean towels into bagging machine; inspecting product quality prior to feeding into bagging machine.

Hand sort inspect and fold clean product.

Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected and notify

Garments:

Place garments in proper areas for steam tunnel, iron or finishing.

Place garments on hangers and hang on conveyor for steam tunnel processing.

Iron press applicable products and transfer finished products to Bundling.

Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected and notify

Mending:

Inspect garments to determine if minor sewing repair is necessary or if garments need to be replaced.

Perform sewing tasks, such as zipper and button repairs, mending hems, etc.

Ability to use sewing machine.

Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected, and notify

Mat:

Roll mats using rolling machines

Put mats into storage

Fill mat orders: sort rugs into carts for route preparation

Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected and notify engineering of any malfunctions.

Iron Operations:

Take clean napkins from basket, inspect for quality, place product into machine for processing

Take clean tablecloths/sheets from basket, inspect for quality, clip corners into machine and feed through machine.

Observe equipment operations so that malfunctions can be detected and notify engineering of any malfunctions.

Bundling:

Bundle garments/product in a logical and coherent manner to ensure proper delivery to customer(s).

Verify or count finished products to determine if product bundles or orders are complete.

Load cleaned garments/product onto distribution trucks or other like material handling equipment for proper customer delivery.

Vestis is an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, relation, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or veteran status.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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