• Doghouse Dyeworks Dye Plant
  • Detroit Lakes, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Other

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

 Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Doghouse Supervisor, this position is accountable for folding and quality inspection of dyed garments. Communicate with team members when garments are imperfect and need to be redone.

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6:30am-3pm, Friday 6:30am-12:30pm; Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4pm; OR part time M-Th, 4pm-8pm

Essential Job Functions:
Folding and quality inspection of garments. Requires turning shirts right side out, inspecting the front, back, sleeves and seams of each garment
Knowledge of Doghouse Dyeworks' acceptable standards of quality per garment; understanding manufacturing defects (hole/thread pull/missing button) and difference between spots and what is inherent to the dye process
Notify immediate supervisor of any problems concerning color, consistency or spotting on the garments
Pull defective garments from dye load as folding. All defective garments are to be labeled, folded and accounted for on the load sheet as the end of each load and taken to appropriate defect area
Read work profiles, change job status code on computer

Operate pad printing machine to pad print garments with correct label
Lifting up to 40 lbs throughout the day
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
Other duties as assigned

High school education desirable, but not required
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
Previous production experience preferred, but not required
Microsoft Word/Excel experience preferred

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.

Our culture, like your favorite t-shirt, is one of kind and truly sets us apart, and 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 screen-printing manufacturers in the United States. The company is 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 30,000+ 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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