• Embroidery Specialist - Champion - New York, NY

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(8/1/2018 4:42 PM)
    Pos. Type
    Part Time Regular
    Pos. Category
    Retail Stores
    Due Date
    Consider Visa sponsorship?
    Location : Street
    434 Broadway
    Location : Zip
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the Store Manager, the Embroidery Specialist is responsible for prepping, monogramming, embroidering and finishing customized orders. The Embroidery Specialist must be able to properly set up and calibrate multi-head industrial embroidery machines and run them to fulfill customer orders. The Embroidery Specialist is also responsible for preventative and regular maintenance of the customization machines.


    • Select correct materials to perform embroidery in accordance with the specifications provided on the sales orders
    • Set up embroidery machines and the beginning of each shift, to ensure that it works according to standards during the day
    • Pull orders for embroidery and stage for next runs
    • Select the right type and color or threads and ensure that they are properly threaded in machine needles
    • Hoop garments and fabric properly and set it under the needle to perform embroidery patterns
    • Select the right type and size of embroidery stencil to use for each design and ensure that any ragged edges are trimmed
    • Mount needles, blades and pattern plates onto embroidery machines and ensure that they are properly disconnected and cleaned after each job
    • Monitor embroidery machine operation to ensure high level of accuracy
    • Review product quality to verify custom orders are complete and according to customer’s specifications
    • Fold and bag decorated garments per sales order
    • Contact customers when orders are completed
    • Ship completed jobs via UPS, FedEx, Customer Pick Up as needed
    • Maintain a daily log of Work-In-Progress with expected completion times and document where each order is in process
    • Maintain inventory of thread, backing, solvy, bobbins, and expendable supplies (trimmer knives, blades, hook assemblies, bobbin cases, etc)
    • Maintain a clean and organized work space


    Minimum Education and Experience Required: 


    • High school Diploma/GED
    • Ability to prioritize, organize and multitask
    • 1-2 years’ work experience with commercial embroidery machine, preferably Tajima
    • Must be capable of running a multi-head industrial embroidery machine
    • Must have competency with sizing embroidery files from .emb to .dst
    • Basic computer literacy and ability to learn and navigate software at an efficient pace
    • Ability to place spools of thread, cord, or other materials on spindles, insert bobbins, and thread ends through machine guides and components
    • Ability to sit, stand, or bend for up to 6 hours per day in a production area
    • Ability to package and prepare items for pickup/delivery with attention to quality
    • Excited to be part of the Champion team and willing to work hard while having fun

    Preferred Experience:

    • 1-2 years Digitizing experience
    • 1-2 years minimum embroidery machine operation
    • 2+ years sewing experience
    • 1+ year clerical/software experience


    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status


    Equal Opportunity Employer/AA: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

    Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly:  

    Telephone: 877.999.5553

    Email: HBI_TA@hanes.com


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