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Sewing Machine Operator

Company Overview

Our mission at the WG&R Mattress Factory is to earn enthusiastic customer referrals by providing high value products, delivering impeccable service and improving the retail performance of each customer we serve.  We are a highly effective team who play to win; who strive to reach our potential; and who are committed to achieving our mission.  Broadly stated, our vision is "to be world-class".  Our ability to realize the vision hinges on how well we develop, trust and empower our people within the organization.  It is our hope that WG&R provides you with the best opportunity possible for you to enjoy the unique, rewarding experience of participating on a world class, high functioning team! 

Job Summary

Safely and accurately operate industrial sewing machines and related equipment to sew fabrics for both mattress and foundation coverings. 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Demonstrate the company's guiding principles by:
    1. Committing to be better every day
    2. Getting it right the first time
    3. Under promising and over delivering
    4. Owning any customer concern of which a customer brings to your attention and taking personal responsibility for prompt resolution
    5. Taking personal responsibility in the elimination of non-quality signals, wherever they are noticed
    6. Treating all company property and inventory with respect and care
    7. Creating and maintaining accountable "win-win" relationships with all stakeholders
    8. Finding enjoyment in the work we do and giving back to the community we serve
  • Properly and safely operate all pneumatic tools, machinery, hand tools and related equipment to assemble finished product.
  • Inspect all materials to ensure quality and consistency
  • Ensure all scraps and other left over materials are recycled or throw away to create a safe and clean work environment.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a positive, can-do attitude with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Requires standing and/or sitting for extensive periods of time
  • High pace job requiring strength and dexterity
  • Must be able to operate pneumatic tools, machinery and simple hand tools

Benefits and Perks

  • Hourly range of $11-$15 starting based on experience
  • 1st Shift work - no weekends!
  • Monday-Thursday, four 10 hour shifts
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Company contributions into your Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company funded Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • 401lk plan with company match, including pre-tax and Roth contribution options
  • Paid Holidays and Vacations
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their family members
  • Employee Discount at all WG&R locations

Come work for an organization who wants to see you succeed both personally and professionally!  Best said by our President/CEO, Jim Greene, "It is my hope you will take initiative and our opportunities match up with your strengths and you will spend your career on our team.  Moreover, that you will look back on your career someday and know you realized your full potential personally and professionally. 

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