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Operations Associate

Job Category: Sewing
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Raleigh NC

The opportunity:

Due to exceptional demand for what we do; we are hiring sewing machine operations for our Raleigh plant at 2100 Harrod Street, 27604.

To be successful:

Have a passion for perfection, is a team player, and is self-motivated, has the skills to operate commercial sewing machines.

Who we are:

The BISM- Raleigh textile operations group manufactures military uniforms for our nation’s military. We are known for our outstanding quality, excellent customer service and on-time delivery.

What we do:

We cut and sew and distribute contract military tactical gear.

What will you do:

Operate sewing machines to perform related sewing operations in the manufacture of garments.

Will also:

  • Position items under needles, using marks on machines, clamps, templates, or cloth as guides.
  • Monitor machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching, breaks in thread, or machine malfunctions.
  • Place spools of thread, cord, or other materials on spindles, insert bobbins, and thread ends through machine guides and components.
  • Guide garments or garment parts under machine needles and presser feet to sew parts together.
  • Start and operate or tend machines, such as single or double needle serging, to automatically join, reinforce, or decorate material or articles.

What knowledge skills and abilities do I need?

Prior experience operating sewing machines, preferably industrial sewing experience.

As well as:

  • Ability to count.
  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions or instructions given by demonstration.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams.
  • Ability to operate automated and semi-automated machines as well as hand tools.

Preferences:

  • Prior industrial sewing experience.

 

This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer a competitive salary based on education, experience, and other qualifications. BISM offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, disability, 403(b) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!

Each year BISM provide programs and services that serve over 2000 blind citizens. BISM employs 480 exceptional Associates at our twelve facilities in Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kentucky and North Carolina where we manufacture the highest quality products.

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Reasons to Work for BISM

We offer a competitive salary based on education, experience, and other qualifications. BISM offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, 403(b) with match, paid time off, and more!

Each year BISM provide programs and services that serve over 2,000 blind citizens. Additionally, BISM employs 480 exceptional Associates at our twelve facilities in Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Kentucky and North Carolina where we manufacture the highest quality products.

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at (410) 737-2600.