Cutting Operator (Velcro)

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Are you reliable and flexible? Is quality a priority for you? Are you looking to be part of a face-paced team environment? If you said yes to all these questions, then we think you might be a good fit as a Cutting Operator at Kaas Tailored.
Here at Kaas Tailored, we value relationships. Whether it be with our customers, vendors, or employees, we are looking for individuals who can partner with us in our goal to put people first and create quality products. Kaas Tailored has been in business for over 40 years and makes custom upholstered products for discerning clients in the aerospace, commercial interiors, and retail niches. Cutting Operators who thrive in this fast-paced work environment are able to multitask effectively, are patient, and enjoy working with their hands. This is an entry-level position with lots of growth opportunities.
Regular schedule is 5:45 AM - 4:15 PM, Monday - Thursday. Potential overtime opportunities on Fridays.
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*Temp to Hire Process - All time counted toward seniority and benefits waiting periods.
Essential Job Duties:
-Operate within a team atmosphere to complete a product.
-Participate in flow lines and demonstrate the ability to meet or beat established takt time.
-Operate and maintain daily maintenance of multiple machine types.
-Inspect material for defects prior to cutting.
-Learn and do continuous improvement activities.
-Cut materials (machines) such as fabric, velcro, leather, vinyl, foam, and carpet.
-Follow directions to maintain our high-quality standards.
Qualified applicants have:
-The desire to make a positive impact within the organization.
-Able to stand for the duration of a 10-hour shift.
-An excellent eye for detail.
-Able to lift 50 lbs. frequently.
-Able to see variations in color because of product inspection requirements.
Company Background:
Kaas Tailored is a growing, world-class manufacturing company located in Mukilteo, WA and for the last 40 years, we have built high-quality furnishings for airplanes, homes, and commercial environments. In an effort to love our employees better, we do things a little differently by training our teams in the use of lean principles and by providing the tools and skills necessary to improve their work and remove burden from processes.  We also have the pleasure of sharing these principles and tools with companies from around the world who come to our shop to learn our way of thinking, see our processes, and hear from our great people how small changes can make a big difference in daily work.
Benefits package includes: 
Starting Wage of $14.49 per hour
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Under 12 months: 1 hour PTO for every 30 worked.
After 1 Year: 70 hours PTO
After 3 Years: 110 hours PTO
After 5 Years: 120 hours + 30 hours paid Holiday during Christmas week
Holidays:  New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas are paid for 10 hours after 3 months of employment.
Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits:  Eligible for coverage on the 1st day of the month following completion of 60 days of employment.
Tuition Assistance:  Eligible after 6 months of employment.
401(k):  Employer match based on the profitability of the company.
Technology Reimbursement:  Eligible after 1 year of employment.
We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce through the application of our affirmative action, equal opportunity, and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, or veteran status.
Mukilteo Full-time
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