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1st shift Sewing Associate I

Sauder Manufacturing Co, 201 Horton Street, Stryker, Ohio, United States of America Req #11443
Monday, April 8, 2024

Sauder Manufacturing was founded in 1945 as a Church furniture Company and is a wholly owned by the parent Sauder Woodworking Co.  We have a rich history in crafting solid wood into beautiful, enduring, quality furniture and today that is blended with modern technology and a strong customer focus.

Sauder Manufacturing Co. sells in four strategic markets: Healthcare Furniture for Acute Care Hospitals, Education Furniture for colleges and universities, Worship furniture for churches, synagogues, courthouses and funeral homes and finally furniture for human services markets which is a diverse network of agencies providing residential housing to many individuals. At Sauder Manufacturing, how do we do our work----new technology, new products and new ideas----changes constantly---but our values----how we treat our customers, suppliers and each other----never change 

SCHEDULE:  7:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday thru Friday



Position Summary:

The Sewing Associate I will sew seats, backs, arms, for seating and lounge furniture for the Education and Healthcare market using an Industrial Sewing Machine.

  • Utilize Industrial Sewing Machine 
  • Operator can sew all product in both double & single needle
  • Inspects finished products to ensure that they meet customer specifications
  • Quality- understand stitch per inch
  • Can make repairs and adjustments
  • Set up machines; change bobbins; thread and re-thread
  • Trouble shoot- minor sewing issues



Position Requirements:


  • Hand-Eye coordination is critical
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must have the ability to be trained on Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Regular lifting and maneuvering and positioning of components up to 25 pounds
  • Requires reaching, pulling and stretching of fabric
  • Requires full shift of standing, sitting, walking, bending and lifting
  • Able to read, write and follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Inspecting quality of work
  • Additional duties as assigned Able to assist in training employees
  • 5-S audits and daily cleaning    
  • Ensures a safe working environment by conforming to all safety guidelines including, but not limited to, wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE)



Experience and Knowledge Required:
  • High school diploma or GED preferred 
  • Previous Manufacturing Experience preferred 


Key Attributes Required:

  • A self-starting, goal-oriented, customer-focused individual who takes personal accountability and acts in accordance with the Company’s  Values



Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend and lift overhead up to 8 hours at a time.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee is required to work on shop floor production Personal protective equipment such as eye protection and ear protectionmay be required in the shop floor environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran
Full benefits package includes medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage with company contribution towards Health Savings Account (HSA), 10 paid holidays per year, paid vacation from weekly accrual, 401(k) match and profit sharing plan, disability coverage, life insurance, pay for performance increases, tuition reimbursement, advancement opportunity, Sauder Village membership, employee referral bonus and a sweet furniture discount!

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran  

Other details

  • Job Family SMC-Mfg Hourly
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Sauder Manufacturing Co, 201 Horton Street, Stryker, Ohio, United States of America