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Fruit of the Loom Heavy Duty Sewer in Jefferson, Iowa

Description/Job Summary

American Athletic, Inc is a major sports equipment manufacturing company located in Jefferson, Iowa. We are owned by Spalding; a division of Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., & leading international basic apparel company.

We currently have an opening for two Heavy Duty Sewers in our Fabric building. This position performs sewing functions in the Fabric building to assist in the production of finished goods.

American Athletic, Inc. is the official equipment supplier to USA Gymnastics , NCAA Gymnastics Championships, the YMCA National Championships, the Nadia Comaneci International Invitational, and the Bart Connor Invitational. AAI is also an official supporter of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

Responsibilities/Duties

Select appropriate materials according to prints; set up and operate sewing machine.

Assist with moving large or heavy mats as needed.

Assist with training new employees, perform yearly inventory, and maintain a clean and safe workstation.

Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Report problems with raw goods, finished goods, or machine defects to Lead Person or Supervisor.

Required Experience

  • One to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination

  • Prior sewing experience preferred, but not required

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be capable of writing, recording, and understanding measurements

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

  • Ability to apply understanding to carry out instructions finished in written, verbal, or in diagram form

  • Ability to read and follow engineering drawings

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