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Production: 1st Shift Emblem Embroidery Operator - UniFirst Owensboro


Owensboro, Kentucky

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UniFirst Corporation is recruiting for the following position located in Owensboro, KY.

1st shift Emblem Embroidery Operator


While standing, reads Emblem Tracking Order Sheets to determine emblem type. Adjusts and regulates machine settings as required.

Hoops/clamps fabric in position, in preparation for processing.

Electronically scans completed work as required.

Responsible for accurate record keeping, scanning and/or entering applicable clock (processing) codes or as instructed by the Production Lead or Production Supervisor.

Operates multiple embroidery machines simultaneously.

Rethreads machine (color changes) as required, based on work instructions.

Gets supplies as needed.

Replaces defective needles as necessary/required.

Responsible for conducting regular simple machine maintenance, such as oiling, removing dirt and lint from small parts and spaces, or other parts such as bobbin cases and tensioning devices.

Daily responsibilities include:

a. Keeping workstation clean.

b. Maintaining productivity level as instructed, while continually inspecting sewn designs for quality on a continuous basis throughout the run.

c. Accurate record keeping (scanning work & clocking in/out).

d. Report malfunctions to Lead, Production Supervisor, or Staff Mechanic.


  • Performing all functions in a safe manner, in accordance with departmental, facility, and corporate requirements.
  • Job may include cross training in other Personalization production areas and the Distribution Center.
  • May be required to perform functions in other production areas on a temporary basis as required.

UniFirst offers a Fleet of Benefits, 50+ to be exact!

· 401K with Company Match

· Profit Sharing

· Health Insurance

· Employee Assistance Program

· Life Insurance

· Supplemental Life Insurance

· Long Term Disability

· Vacation

· Sick Time

· Paid Holidays

· Direct Payroll Deposit

· Tuition Reimbursement

· 30% Employee Discount

· Employee Referral Program

Where will a UniFirst Career take you?

As an industry leader in the rental, lease and sale of uniforms and facility services products, UniFirst Corporation has grown to become one of the largest companies in the garment services industry.

UniFirst is recognized on the Forbes “Platinum 400 - Best Big Companies” List. With over 14,000 employee Team Partners and more than 250 facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe, you are never just a number when you work for UniFirst. What sets us apart from all other companies is that we still function as a family run business. When you work for UniFirst, you’re family!

UniFirst Corporation has a strong history of promoting from within. In fact, most of UniFirst's Senior Managers have come from within the Company. Opportunities are endless for those individuals who possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to quality, and above all else, a passion for delivering quality customer service, both internally and externally.

Our culture is what makes UniFirst an organization that stands out from the rest. Are you interested in loving your job? Find out just how far a career with UniFirst can take you.

UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.


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