Sewer in GA Distribution Center-Vidalia at Tumi

Date Posted: 11/25/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we are: 

Since 1975, TUMI has been creating world-class business, travel and performance luxury essentials, designed to upgrade, uncomplicate, and beautify all aspects of life on the move. Blending flawless functionality with a spirit of ingenuity, we’re committed to empowering journeys as a lifelong partner to movers and makers in pursuit of their passions. The brand is sold globally in over 75 countries with approximately 2,000 points of sale.

Your role at Tumi:  Sewer

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Read instructions on repair ticket and follow for repairing bag
  • Perform all needed repairs as deemed necessary by inspector (unless otherwise instructed)
  • Perform quality sewing repairs after training period (minimum of 5 bags per day)
  • Operate sewing equipment
  • Operate power tools
  • Inspect bags, paying attention to details of original construction of the bag
  • Reconstruct bag using care to ensure that no damage is caused in the process
  • Assess original configuration of the bag in order to determine the proper technique for reassembly
  • Mark and cut panels using scissors to match pattern or original panel from damaged bag
  • Set up folder attachment as needed to properly attach binding and seam tape
  • Allows proper seam margins and stitch lengths
  • Installs zippers ensuring proper length and placement in order to avoid deconfiguration of the bag.
  • Properly mark drill holes for framers to place handles, screws, speed clips and wheels
  • Attaches web or leather handles and straps
  • Replace zipper sliders
  • Remove damaged hytrel or poly corner guards and replace with new guards
  • Ensure that finished product meets Tumi’s high quality standards
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

We're excited if you have:

  • Prior sewing experience
  • Basic Measuring skills

Why you'll love working here:

At TUMI, you’ll find a dynamic working environment, joining a community where each team member is empowered with an entrepreneurial spirit. Associates are respected as a vital part of the organization and recognized for their contributions. We believe in a workplace that gives every individual the opportunity to make an impact, and our ongoing commitment is to provide all the tools you need to succeed— guidance towards individual career growth, professional training and development initiatives, and a motivating, exciting environment— along with competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits programs.

What we value: 

  • INNOVATIVE BY NATURE. SUSTAINABLE BY CHOICE.  TUMI protects the things that matter most, the things you own and the planet you travel to see. Our planet is an astonishing place and we believe it’s our responsibility to preserve it for travelers of the future. By putting excellence and quality first, we ensure that every TUMI product has lifelong purpose, supported by our rigorous testing standards, exploration of recycled materials, and global repair network.
  • PARTNERS WE BELIEVE IN.  Staying true to our values by helping take care of the most vulnerable among us aligns with our mission and is a core element of what we do. We focus on three main areas: promoting wellbeing; empowering vulnerable communities; and protecting the earth’s beautiful places. Each year we extend our philanthropic efforts to partners that help better the world. From supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital fight to cure childhood cancer to Waves for Water who provides clean water to communities in need, we proudly stand by the profound changes they enact.
  • DIVERSITY & INCLUSION.  As an organization, we are committed to a diverse and vibrant culture, welcoming people from all walks of life. Our long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion empowers each of us to bring our authentic selves and unique differences to work every day.

Tumi is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and maintaining a work environment in which all applicants, associates, customers, and other individuals are treated with dignity and respect free from unlawful harassment, discrimination, or retaliation.

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