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Embroidery & Screenprint Manager

Posted on Fri, 30 Sep 2011 at 11:27

GEAR For Sports, a leader in custom decorated sportswear, has an immediate opening for a Embroidery / Screenprint Manager in Pharr, TX due to expansion at GFSI's Reynosa, Mexico production facility. This individual would be based out of GFSI's Texas location traveling to Mexico on a daily basis.

Embroidery / Screenprint Manager

Reports To: Director of Embroidery / Screenprint
Supervises: Manages associates in Embroidery / Screenprint
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Embroidery / Screenprint

Summary: This position’s main functions are: To provide in-depth technical support and training to Embroidery / Screenprint. To serve as a liaison between Embroidery / Screenprintand other departments. Identify and resolve quality related issues during production. To insure that products are delivered on time and in the manner requested by our customers. Directs, schedules, and administers all Embroidery / Screenprint operations To be responsible for each personnel and ensuring quality and to make sure the efficiency standards are being met. To be responsible for implementation of all policies and procedures pertaining to departmental personnel.

Essential Duties

Supervises Embroidery / Screenprint departments, monitoring quality and quantity of work processed by each operation and / or individual

Maintain knowledge of all in-house Embroidery / Screenprint operations / machinery; be aware of the latest technology and state of the art

Maintain adequate Embroidery / Screenprint inventories to assure planned / projected production volumes

Responsible for training and performance of department personnel; participate in selection, hiring process; participate in employee performance review process

Ensure proper operation of department equipment; request maintenance assistance when necessary

Maintain orderly and clean work environment

Manage the purchase of inventory of Embroidery / Screenprintsupplies, seeking the best products to support our business and reasonable cost

Develop daily, weekly and monthly key production / productivity measurements

Set expectations for Embroidery / Screenprint Departments.

Develops budgets based on unit plan analyzing and adjusting to constraints and opportunities

Seeks approval of budgets from Accounting providing supporting documentation and historical data; Verifies monthly budgets for accuracy.

Analyzes monthly budgets adjusting as necessary; Investigates discrepancies, re-classes entries accordingly. Bears responsibility and accountability for meeting departmental budget goals.

Makes sure associates are complying with company attendance policies; keeping good records of each individuals attendance/tardy records

Staffs Screen Print Department according to unit plan; Adjusts manpower as needed (daily, weekly, monthly).

Leadership Expectations

· Effective oral and written communication skills

· Regularly demonstrates GEAR Vision and Values

· Demonstrates dependability by following instructions and responding to management direction and takes responsibility for own actions

· Demonstrates quality by being accurate and thorough; Continues to look for ways to improve and promote quality

· Encourages safety procedures by using equipment and materials properly and reports potentially unsafe conditions

· Complies with GEAR’s attendance policies

· Bears responsibility to support our equal employment opportunity policy and affirmative action program on a day-to-day basis

Physical Demands:

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Intermediate knowledge of computers including proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.

No certification or licensing required.

Experience with Embroidery / Screenprint strongly preferred.

Bi-Lingual (English & Spanish) strongly preferred.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the associate. Other duties will be assigned as needed.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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