Wardrobe Leadership Opportunities (Uniform Care)

Job ID:520654
Management
Orlando, FL

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WARDROBE LEAD: Supports management in directing and coordinating activities of department and employees. Sets the service example, monitors Team Member’s production, issues breaks and ensures that garments are being properly tracked in the inventory system.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides work direction to Team Members. Communicates performance, behavior standards, and expectations; provides feedback for recognition and performance improvement.
  • Captures written behaviors using the Lead Observation Report.
  • Assists with training new and current Team Members. Assigns who will provide daily training.
  • Informs employees of current and new company policies and procedures.
  • Observes and directs Team Members compliance with wardrobe and grooming standards.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WARDROBE FABRICATION LEAD: Supports management in directing and coordinating activities of department and employees. Sets the Service example, monitors Team Member’s production and assigns lunches and breaks. Responsible for making complex alterations on wardrobe pieces for all venues, creating original pieces for projects, and manufacturing basic accessories.

MAJOR RESONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs general alterations and repairs on existing wardrobe used in all venues, through the use of hand sewing or sewing machine (e.g., snap repair, hem repair, string, buttons and fabric tears). Installs RFID chips in wardrobe pieces.
  • Provides work direction to Team Members. Assigns lunches and break times. Monitors compliance of current Company and department policies and procedures. Communicates performance, behavior standards, and expectations; provides feedback for recognition and performance improvement. Captures written behaviors using the Lead Observation Report to support managerial and supervisory documentation.
  • Fits and alters newly fabricated and purchased wardrobe and complex alterations to existing wardrobe (e.g., conversion to maternity clothing) Assists Team Member with Wardrobe needs.
  • Cuts wardrobe pieces from patterns, with knowledge of grain, knap and fabric saving techniques.
  • Provides assistance to the Wardrobe Fabricators with their assignments as needed. Assists in cleanliness and organization of the work areas. Utilizes Garment Inventory System to perform accurate logging of daily work product.
  • Assists with training new and current Team Members. Assigns who will provide daily training. Informs Team Members of current and new company policies and procedures.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.
  • One to three years of experience in advance garment construction, machine stitching, and alterations preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Employed by UO for a minimum of 90 days required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working on industrial sewing machine, walking foot machines, sergers, and pressing equipment and demonstrated ability in pattern making and draping required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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