Folding Team Operator

Folding Team Operator

Grunt Style | Carol Stream, IL, 60116, US
Salary Range:$41,000 – $52,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 4 days ago

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Who We Are

At Grunt Style, what you wear is more than just a necessity, it's about attitude! We have taken the American fighting spirit and instilled it in everything we do. We provide more just than apparel, we bolster a lifestyle. We take pride in Self, Military, and Country and we live our values. We are looking for passionate, hard-working individuals to join our growing company of nearly 400 veterans and patriots. We are Grunt Style and This We'll Defend.

Summary/ Objective

Production Finishing Operator is responsible for setting up and operating a folding machine to automatically fold, bag, and tag product. Examines documents to prepare prior to folding all while providing quality assurance throughout any project in process. The operator must have the ability to read and understand production work order. Must have good judgment to perform complicated tasks and work without constant supervision. Other important traits include self-motivation, organizational skills and the ability to work with a team.

Essential Functions

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

* Safety - Ensure safe and appropriate use of folding equipment, thermal presses, pad printers, and hang tag guns.
* Project Management -Ensure that the quality of all projects is being processed within the standards set forth by Grunt Style.
* Report any discrepancies of material counts and or quality of work to Team Leader.
* Ensure proper size tags, labels and barcodes are being placed on each individual processed garment.
* Maintenance - Ensure that maintenance of equipment is followed during each shift. Cleanliness of equipment and work station must be met during normal business hours.
* Quality Control - Provide consistent and accurate quality assurance in designated area of production. Ensuring that counts for each box packed are correct.


* Establishing Focus.
* Fostering Teamwork.
* Initiative.
* Thoroughness.
* Communication.


Education and Experience

* High school diploma or GED.
* Minimum of 1 year of factory-related experience.
* Previous work experience no needed for this position.
* Better than average written and spoken communication skills.
* Excellent hand and eye coordination.
* Ability to read project folders.

Supervisory Responsibility

No - Screen printers are encouraged to take ownership of their work stations and assistants.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the Finishing Operator must show caution when working on or around moving mechanical parts/machines, hoodie folders, pallets, packaged goods. The Finishing Operator is exposed to a variety of extreme conditions in the warehouse, warm weather can increase temperatures in the workplace. Noise levels are high due to machinery, dryers, music and personnel.

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.

The employee is occasionally required to stand for up to 8 hours; kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work for the 1st shift are Monday through Friday 7a.m. to 3p.m. Days and hours of work for the 2nd shift are Monday through Friday 3p.m.-11p.m. Occasional overtime and weekend work may be optional or required as job duties and workload demand.


No travel is expected for this position.

EEO Statement

Grunt Style provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Grunt Style complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.