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Peckham, Inc. 3rd Shift Spreading Machine Operator in Lansing, Michigan

Peckham employees, as part of the Defense Industrial Base, are identified as "essential infrastructure workers” during the COVID – 19 emergency response by the Department of Homeland Security. Our plan is to remain open and continue to support our country during this crisis while taking every feasible measure to ensure the safety of our employees. We are extremely proud of our staff and team members who are stepping up to ensure Peckham is able to support critical federal government operations during these difficult and uncertain times.

Candidates with sewing or production experience will be given preference in the hiring process. Candidates with prior experience will need to pass an assessment and interviews for these positions maybe conducted over the phone. Please ensure your contact information is accurate.

Job Description:Spreading Machine Operator - Peckham Inc.

Important Information:

  • Wage: $11.00-$14.25 per hour + $1.00 shift premium

  • Shift: 3rd Shift 7:30pm-6:00am M-TH

  • Location: 3510 Capital City Blvd Lansing, MI 48906

The Spreading Machine Operator is physically involved in the production of garment pattern pieces. This position operates heavy-duty technical equipment to lay large amounts of fabric on the spreading table. This position ensures that the fabric is stacked evenly and that there are no uneven edges or defects before the pattern is cut.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Must be a team player and maintain excellent attendance to hold this position.

  • Have an excellent understanding of the spreading process.

  • Should be able to troubleshoot the problems of the spreading m/c

  • Willing to help others.

  • Work together with all members of the table to achieve production and quality standards.

  • Set the spreading m/c as per requirement of the fabric to spread

  • Count the ply of the spread and correct any variance.

  • Ensure that all the rolls of fabric used are of same or matching shade.

  • Count the fabric put for the cut against yards on the fabric rolls. If any shortage noticed, then document it and report it to the supervisor.

  • Help look for defects in the fabric as per gravity cut them out from the spread...

  • Help with placing the fabric rolls back in the bin. When one type of fabric is done.

  • Write down all the yards used for the cut on cut ticket and check fabric utilization.

  • To help the completed spread to move forward for cutting table.

  • Participation in Peckham’s safety programs and ergonomic activities is required.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. To perform this job, an individual must be a consumer of the services of Peckham, Inc. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

No prior experience or training is required, but it is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read limited number of two or three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to communicate effectively to others.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations is using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate effectively to others. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. Background check is required. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

SPECIAL NOTES

These jobs are part of the AbilityOne program, to learn more about the AbilityOne program go to www.abilityone.gov

PECKHAM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. Peckham provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR APPLYING NOTICE

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of your application please:

  • Click HERE and you will be directed to the ILRU Directory to find an agency in your area that can assist you

  • Email us at jobs@peckham.org

  • Call us at (517) 316-4000

  • Visit us at: 3510 Capital City BLVD, Lansing, MI 48906 (M-F 8am - 4pm)

Examples of reasonable accommodations may include making a change to the application process, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Business Line:

Manufacturing

Location:

Lansing, MI

Worker Sub-Type:

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ABOUT PECKHAM

Peckham is a national award-winning non-profit organization, recognized for its achievement in providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation for people with disabilities and barriers to employment. We accomplish our mission by working with community partners and through our own diverse business lines consisting of apparel manufacturing, warehousing, call centers, environmental services, and farming. Peckham prides itself on having a great culture which fosters a respectful, collaborative, and fun work environment. Employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, share ideas, and engage in lifelong learning. Our culture further supports our mission by encouraging flexibility, health, and wellness. Staff enjoy benefits such as generous PTO policies, modern facilities, pet friendly work sites, free fruit, fitness classes, massages available for purchase, and opportunities for flexible work arrangements.

MISSION

Peckham, a nonprofit community vocational rehabilitation organization, is a unique business and human services agency which values quality, diversity, and performance. Our mission is to provide a wide range of opportunities to maximize human potential for persons striving for greater independence and self-sufficiency. We embrace collaboration, effective resource management, and innovative approaches to achieve world-class excellence.

VISION

To prove that people with disabilities and other barriers are more than capable of delivering world-class, high-quality products and solutions.

Peckham is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. Peckham provides equal opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. EEO is Law

Peckham participates in the E-Verify program. For more information please click follow this link​

For information on Immigrant and Employee Rights (IER), follow this link

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION NOTICE

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

[1] Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information on the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

Visit www.peckham.org to learn more.

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