Industrial Sewer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT
Company: Herman Miller, Inc.
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Industrial Sewer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT Description
About this Opportunity
As a Sewer working at Nemschoff, you'll piece and top stitch
material as indicated on the shop order print and in the sewing
notes or job instructions (JI). You will successfully meet all
production and quality guidelines for piecing and topstitching and
provide a high quality and efficiently sewn part to be passed on to
the Upholstery Department and ultimately the customer. You'll
problem-solve with the assistance of other team members and seek
continuous improvement. All of your activities will be performed
and completed with a high regard for the safety of others and
yourself. You may also learn additional functions by cross-training
in other departments as needed. What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others,
and be an owner every day as you . . .
Follow Nemschoff's recycling procedures for the proper disposal of
Follow Nemschoff's standard quality guidelines for all
Follow the requirements of good documentation practices when
handling quality records or controlled documents.
Inspect your work for quality, straightness, strong seams, and
mistakes, and repair them as necessary.
Work in a team environment.
Work overtime as needed for production needs.
Work with a safety-oriented mind set.
Operate, adjust, and perform TPM on all industrial sewing machines
and related equipment as needed.
Perform on standard seaming, single needle topstitching, double
needle topstitching, serge, and shear machines.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve
Perform sewing repairs.
Properly scan, read, and understand work instructions, drawings,
and work orders.
Recognize flawed or damaged components and properly report problems
to the Flow Coordinator or Supervisors.
Sew different fabrics as needed while conforming to quality and
Thread needles, pivot round and square corners, insert zippers, set
gauges, adjust stitch size, alter bobbins, and insert welt
Utilize Lean manufacturing principles as trained or directed. Sound
You might be just who we're looking for if you have . . .
A high school diploma or GED.
Previous sewing experience (preferred).
The ability to communicate problems with material or sewing to the
proper Flow Coordinator or Supervisor.
The ability to read and understand safety data sheets when using
Knowledge of the standard (non-metric) unit of measurements.
The ability to do basic math and understand measurements up to
The ability to read and apply written or oral instructions.
The ability to work with and around other individuals in a team
environment. This involves working independently as well as flexing
into various operations within a team environment.
The ability to work in a regulated environment.
The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without
accommodations. Who We Are
At Nemschoff, we focus on nurturing creative people, innovative
thinking, and forward-looking healthcare solutions. Our unique
combination of experience, insights, skills, and willingness to try
new ideas makes us a leader in the industry. Part of the Herman
Miller family, we have a design-focused, environmentally
responsible approach, and a commitment to craftsmanship that has
been a part of our culture since 1950. Based in the lakeshore city
of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, we offer a high quality of life, a
rewarding team atmosphere, and an excellent benefits package. For
more information on Nemschoff, visit We are always looking for
talented people to join our team. Ready to apply? View a list of
our open positions and apply online at nemschoff.com/careers or at
our parent company, Herman Miller. Herman Miller is committed to
diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer
including veterans and people with disabilities. Schedule:
Employee Status: Regular
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Primary Location: United States-Wisconsin-Sheboygan
Keywords: Herman Miller, Inc., Sheboygan , Industrial Sewer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT, Other , Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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