Screen Printer

511 Inc - Manteca, CA

Full-timeEstimated: $33,000 - $48,000 a year
“We are innovators who make purpose-built gear for the most demanding missions.”

5.11 Tactical is the fastest-growing and most well-known brand of tactical apparel, gear and functional products in the world. We work closely with first responders, Special Forces operators, industrial and fitness professionals around the globe to create unique apparel and gear that inspires readiness.

Under the direction of the Custom Shop Production Floor Supervisor and the Screen Print Lead, this position is responsible for accurately and efficiently screen-printing on 5.11 Tactical and 3rd party apparel and products. Responsible for press set-up, press tear-down and press operation. Insures consistent production rates, high product quality and timely order completion. This person must possess a close attention to detail and practice good judgement to exceed our customer’s expectations. Responsible for exceeding department and individual goals.

Must gain knowledge and become proficient in the use of Shopworks.
Must follow all department Standard Operating Procedures.
Must learn or have existing experience with all Screen Print embellishment techniques and application.
Must be familiar with all 5.11 products and their construction to better understand embellishment opportunities and limitations.
Must be familiar with all Screen Print production processes (screen reclamation and prep, screen coating, screen imaging and developing, ink mixing and pantone matching, engineering sequences, press set up and operation, dryer settings and variables, QC and testing).
Must learn and understand all FTZ compliance requirements.
Must meet and keep up with standard capacity goals.
Follows daily production schedule to ensure customer orders are produced for on-time delivery (by set production date).
Follows instructions provided in the production paperwork packet to verify product style, color and sizing; total quantity of product; and verifies correct design, graphic size, production sequence, ink colors and graphic placement.
Responsible for using correct screens sequence on press.
Responsible for using and verifying correct pantone colors in the corresponding screens.
Responsible for the proper selection of squeegee for desired application.
Must print pre-production test print for every order to be approval by Screen Print Lead prior to running production.
Adjusts press for proper squeegee pressure, squeegee speed, flash temp, flash time and run speed.
Watches production closely, examining every unit for quality and corrects issues as necessary.
Notifies Screen Print Lead of shortages with orders.
Informs Screen Print Lead of machine malfunction.
Maintains and ensures press equipment is clean and in proper operating condition daily.
Maintains neat and efficient working area.
Assists in solutions to improve efficiencies and can troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner.
Scan orders complete in Shopworks.
Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
Maintains confidentiality.
Strives to meet and exceed department goals.
Remains open to other’s ideas and try new things; Shares expertise with others; Gives and welcomes feedback; Applies feedback to improve performance; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Works with integrity and ethically.
Adheres to 5.11 Policies and Procedures; Upholds organizational values.
Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Measures self against standard of excellence; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Reacts well under pressure; Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Treats people with respect and consideration.
Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity; Completes tasks correctly and on time; Uses time efficiently; Aligns work with strategic goals; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Displays orientation to profitability
Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly; Reports potentially unsafe conditions.
Is consistently at work and on time; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

5.11 Tactical provides a competitive salary, a full range of outstanding benefits, a great working environment built on trust and respect, with unbridled support for all of our Associates to succeed. Some of those benefits include but are not limited to:
Medical and Dental Insurance
Vision Plan, 401K
Life Insurance
Basic Disability

At 5.11 Tactical, everyone has the opportunity to be a leader and perform in an exceptional manner. We strive to uphold our Ethos which defines our culture – Trusted, Responsive, Accountable and Committed.

Strive to create trust in everything we do, starting with self-trust and relationship trust. We work on the components of integrity, intent, capability and results.
Listen to the needs of our end-user Professionals, then develop, produce and deliver solutions to their problems. Each of us chooses to be a leader and takes charge of what is within our circle of influence.
Seek to achieve results with a bias for action. We like to compete and be measured against the most demanding standards to ensure our continued success.
Overcome obstacles to accomplish our goals and support our team members when challenges arise. We complete commitments and seek to ‘over-deliver” relative to expectations.
5.11 Tactical is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.