Cutting Apprentice

Overall Responsibility:  Learn and assist in marker making, fabric preparation, and fabric cutting for commando’s product line

Supervision Received:  This position reports to the Quality and Production Manager

 Supervision Exercised: None

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Cut fabric using die press, band saw, and rotary blade as directed
  • Hand cut lace using rotary cutter and metal guides
  • Track fabric utilization
  • Trace patterns to create markers for fabric layout
  • Train to use Optitex marker making Software
  • Complete cutting reports and fabric usage sheets
  • Maintain dies, cutting surface, and machinery in good order
  • Apply heat seals, appliques, and crystals to finished garments as needed
  • Serve as back up for delivery and pick up of fabric, components, and finished goods
  • Participate in physical inventories.
  • Support fulfillment in daily order processing as needed
  • Follow all ergonomic standards and safety requirements directed by the company and the department
  • Adhere to commando’s inventory control procedures
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable learning to operate heavy machinery
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be a careful and precise worker
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to oversee projects from start to finish
  • Basic mathematic skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple demands