Cutting – Fabric Spreader (1)

Position Summary

Keeping quality in mind, the spreader will work harmoniously as part of a two-person team preparing fabric to be cut according to the production schedule.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. • Spread layers of cloth on table to prepare fabric for automated cutting machine • Work as a member of a two-person team • Mounts roll of cloth in rack at end of table • Unreel successive lengths of cloth onto table, spreading each length evenly on length beneath. • Inspect material for spreading quality and correct ply count. • May cut out parts using scissors • Report any defective and/or substandard material fabric material to lead • May also measure specified length of material to be cut according to production order or verbal instructions. • Successfully work as member of two-person team • Cut denims as needed

Minimum Requirements

• High school diploma, GED, or suitable equivalent • 2-3 years’ consistent work experience • Excellent verbal communication skills • Must be able to work harmoniously with team • Experience working in an upholstery manufacturing environment is a plus • Experience spreading and/or cutting fabric is preferred

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The facility is temperature controlled, organized, safe and clean.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. To perform this role successfully requires the ability to stand consistently for an 8-hour shift. Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Perform physical activity that requires considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. The ability to squeeze and hold scissors. The ability to lift objects weighing 15 – 50 lbs. Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Design Foundry - Cutting – Fabric Spreader (1)

DESIGN FOUNDRY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. DESIGN FOUNDRY DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN THE EMPLOYMENT ON ACCOUNT OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, SEX (INCLUDING SEXUAL HARRASMENT), SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MARITAL STATUS, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, MILITARY STATUS OR UNFAVORABLE DISCHARGE FROM MILITARY SERVICE.