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Industrial Sewer (Furniture Craftsman) - FIRST SHIFT

Company: Herman Miller, Inc.
Location: Sheboygan
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

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 items.
Follow Nemschoff's standard quality guidelines for all products.
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 business objectives.
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 production specifications.
Thread needles, pivot round and square corners, insert zippers, set gauges, adjust stitch size, alter bobbins, and insert welt cords.
Utilize Lean manufacturing principles as trained or directed. Sound Like You?
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 chemicals.
Knowledge of the standard (non-metric) unit of measurements.
The ability to do basic math and understand measurements up to 1/16.
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 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: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Shift: First
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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