Lakeshirts
  • Production
  • Detroit Lakes, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

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


CNC OPERATOR/SIGN MAKER
Our culture, like your favorite t-shirt, is one-of-a-kind and truly sets us apart. We are proud of our humble beginnings and non-corporate style. We offer a unique atmosphere, unlike 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 | Blue 84 is one of the largest privately owned screen-printing manufacturers in the United States, 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 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 in making our company successful. This is why Life's Better in a T-Shirt! 

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Sublimation/Sticker Team Lead, this position is accountable for processing sign orders using a CNC machine.  The machine operator will cut signs by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies. Responsible for meeting department goals.   

Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate CNC machine to cut signs according to work order
  • Keep records, maintain CNC equipment, order supplies as needed
  • Follows company standards and works to achieve department goals
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • High school education desirable, but not required
  • Able to navigate a computer effectively, use folders, email, Excel
  • Proficient with running computers and computer programs
  • Previous experience running CNC machines a plus
  • Previous experience using large format printers a plus
  • Previous computer interfaces to control machines a plus
  • High communication skills to work with many departments
  • Ability to set goals for the day and maintain a productive work schedule (self-motivated when working alone)
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and awkward loads (4'x8' sheets of plywood)
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment (clean, organized etc.)
  • Will need to wear gloves 50% of time
  • Will need to wear ear protection
  • Ability to be a self-starter   (New business means new challenges)
  • Ability to work well in a team and think independently
  • 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

Cognitive or Mental Requirements of the Job:

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

Physical Demands:

Position Requirements/Frequency

Never

0%

Occasionally

1%-33%

Frequently

34%-66%

Continuously

67%-100%

Lifts

 

 

X

 

Stand

 

 

 

X

Walk

 

X

 

 

Sit

X

 

 

 

Carries

 

 

X

 

Pushes

 

 

X

 

Pulls

 

 

X

 

Climbs

 

X

 

 

Balances

 

X

 

 

Bends

 

X

 

 

Twists

 

X

 

 

Crawls

 

X

 

 

Reaches

 

 

 

X

Lifting under 10 lbs.

 

 

 

X

Lifting 10-24 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Lifting 25-50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Lifting over 50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Carrying under 10 lbs.

 

 

 

X

Carrying 10-24 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Carrying 25-50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Carrying over 50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

Reaching above shoulder height

 

 

X

 

Reaching at shoulder height

 

 

 

X

Reaching below shoulder height

 

 

 

X

 

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and should in no way be considered a contract or guarantee of employment. Employee may perform other related duties as needed based on the ongoing needs of the business. Minnesota is an Employment-At-Will state and implies no specific length of employment. 

 

 

 

 

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