• Doghouse Dyeworks Dye Plant
  • Detroit Lakes, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

benefit package available after 90 days of employment, profit sharing option annually


Under the direction of the Doghouse Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing and monitoring the dye processes necessary to dye garments.

HOURS | Mon-Fri, 5:30 am-1:30 pm

Essential Job Functions:
• Transport garments from warehouse to washer and load washer for dye process, lifting boxes up to 50 lbs
• Transport and replace dye and chemical drums from warehouse weighing up to 450 lbs
• Follow a procedure to create dye solutions required for each other, and follow a detailed procedure to dye the goods. Follow through by checking the dye lot results and any abnormalities that might have occurred
• Communicate with the Dye Plant Supervisor, Inspection/Folding Supervisor regarding any problems during the dyeing and burn wash process
• Empty garments into bin from washer and transport to dryer and load dryer
• Assist other Dyers when necessary
• Assist in warehouse staging, sweeping, and stocking pallet rackets
• Occasionally may be required to move pallets between Dye Plant and Lakeshirts
• Keep work area clean and orderly
• Organize work flow
• 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
• Forklift skills preferred, but not necessary
• Other duties as assigned

• High school education desirable, but not required
• Basic math skills, detail oriented, able to work well with others
• 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
• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

Cognitive or Mental Requirements of the Job:

Employee must be able to see, hear, read and write. Requires adaptability, analyzing, assessing, calculating, decision making, dependability, judgment, reading, speaking, following direction, handling multiple priorities, and reasoning.


Physical Demands:

Position Requirement/Frequency Never
Lifts      X  
Stand        X
Walk        X
Pushes       X
Bends   X    
Twists      X  
Lifting Under 10 lbs      
Lifting 10-24 lbs      
Lifting 25-50 lbs      
Lifting over 50 lbs      
Carrying under 10 lbs        X
Carrying 10-24 lbs      X  
Carrying 25-50 lbs      X  
Carrying over 50 lbs    X    
Reaching Above Shoulder Height      
Reaching At Shoulder Height        X
Reaching Below Shoulder Height        X

Our culture, like your favorite t-shirt, is one of kind and truly sets us apart.  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 screenprinting manufacturers in the United States. The company is responsible for decorating and distributing a wide variety of garments for the resort, college and K-12 markets. At our headquarters in Detroit Lakes, MN we employ over 500 great people, proudly producing 35,000+ 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!

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