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Embroidery Machine Operator Samples (Seasonal)

Outdoor Cap Company Inc. • Bentonville, AR
8 days ago

Position Summary 


  • Title                                    Embroidery Machine Operator/Samples (Seasonal)
  • Department                       Embroidery 
  • Shifts                                  Mon - Fri 7a-4p
  • Reports to                          Digitizing Supervisor
  • FLSA                                  Non-Exempt, Hourly

The Embroidery Machine Operator/Samples position is responsible for creation of ad-hock sample hats using multi head sewing machines.  Works with varying degrees of urgency while safely creating a quality product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interprets work orders paying close attention to all details to ensure caps and logos are accurate to size, color and placement of artwork.   
  • Hoops hats repetitively (by hand or with pneumatic hooper) at hooping station and secures stable placement prior to machine operation.
  • Ties on new thread when changing orders
  • Matches all production paperwork with production tracking log
  • Assists as needed in QC trimming finished product; assists Sample staff with any day-to-day orders that may need to be produced
  • Must be able to work with little absenteeism and available for overtime as needed.
  • Upholds the company values: acts with integrity; works together as a team; and treats teammates with respect


Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions (in English), short correspondence and work orders.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations with co-workers and/or supervisors.
  • Basic Math:   ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one-or two-step instructions dealing with standardized situations; and able to learn quickly.
  • Ability to learn quickly, adapt to change, work at a fast pace, keep a positive attitude and manage with multiple deadlines.


Education and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree preferred, but not mandatory
  • Embroidery, sewing and/or digitizing experience desired, but not mandatory.
  • MS Office experience (especially Excel and Outlook); in-house programs (Simparel)



Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand and or walk (90% of the day) and occasionally reach, bend and move inside the facility to move product
  • Fine motor skills:  required using the wrists, hands, and fingers to hoop and inspect product  
  • Vision: Required to have close visual acuity, color vision and depth perception
  • Ability to lift/move/pull 10-50 lbs occasionally throughout day
  • Moderate noise due to sewing machine operation in a warehouse setting.
  • Extreme temperatures: this position will work in a building that does not have climate controls.   


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.