Direct to Garment (DTG) Manager/Operator

 

 We are currently looking for a highly motivated DTG Manager/Operator to join our specialized team. In this position, you will provide leadership and supervision to technicians, collaborate with our creative departments to successfully customize, and produce final, high-quality products for our customers.   You will work in a production-based, high-output environment to produce printed garments using high-end direct-to-garment printers and heat presses.  While art knowledge and a management background are key to the position, candidates should be hard-working, able to handle machinery with proficiency and consistently meet a deadline-driven production schedule.

 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Oversee daily operations, assess priorities, and organize workflow to meet business goals
  • Develop and implement streamlined processes to ensure consistent service delivery
  • Understand performance metrics and goals and help employees achieve them
  • Evaluate employee productivity and quality, providing feedback and coaching as necessary
  • Work in collaboration with management and creative teams
  • Consistently meet production deadlines
  • Maintain physical and electronic inventory
  • Perform inspection of garments, print qualityand heat transferred graphics to ensure high-quality, accurate prints, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Perform mechanical operation and maintenance of DTG equipment according to established guidelines, schedules, and requirements
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work area

 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions, copes effectively with ongoing change
  • Possesses a continual improvement mindset
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Provides encouragement to team and staff; able to mentor, lead and teach
  • Possesses excellent time management, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Comfortable in both a leadership and team-player role
  • Shows a strong willingness to work hard and put in the extra effort to get the job done
  • Possesses an understanding of digital ink systems and substates
  • Possesses an attention to fine detail
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to distinguish colors and inspect materials
  • Ability to lift up to 50 poundsand work on their feet all day

 

Required Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • At least (1) year experience of direct employee supervision/management
  • At least one year of experience in running, operating, and troubleshooting DTG machines
  • Basic Math and computer skills

40 hrs / week  

Benefits: 

  • Medical, Dental, vision 
  • Paid Vacation 
  • PTO/Sick Leave 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • 401K w/ Profit Share 
  • A great work culture! 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Plus, many additional employee perks