Stitching Machine Mechanic

Company Profile

San Antonio Shoemakers (SAS), a San Antonio, Texas based privately held company, has been in business for over 40 years and has developed a reputation as a premier american manufacturer of high quality comfort footwear.


SAS has an opening for a Stitching Machine Mechanic

Education & Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in Mechanic shoe manufacturing or generally in manufacturing and production facilities.

  • Industrial sewing machine experience is very helpful.

  • Knowledge of electrical is important.

  • Ability to understand computer software programs is a plus.

  • Bilingual is a plus.

  • Knowledge of power tools.

Job Qualifications

  • Skilled at identifying and resolving problems in a timely manner.

  • Keep up with equipment maintenance.

  • Good at dealing with uncertainty.

  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures operation of machinery, mechanical equipment and production machines by completing preventive maintenance requirements by following diagrams sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, engineering specifications and troubleshooting malfunctions.

  • Controls downtime by informing supervisors of any machines operating incorrectly.

  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical advices and control instruments.

  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish production goals.

  • Fabricates parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.

  • Maintains a safe and clean environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Provides mechanical maintenance feedback by answering questions and requests.

  • Contributes to the team sucesss by accomplishing additional tasks as needed.

Must have These Attributes/Attitudes/Aptitudes

  • Self-starter that desires to take initiative.

  • Ability to work well with a team or autonomously.

  • Respectful and caring to co-workers.

  • Accountable for actions.

  • Enjoys working in a fast pace environment.

  • Excellent attendance.

  • Must be able to plan and organize time efficiently.

Physical requirements:

  • Able to sit or stand for 8-10 hours.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or more.

I have read and understand the duties, responsibilities and qualifications of this position and acknowledge that I can perform the essential of the job with or without an accommodation. I also understand that this is a summary of this position's duties and other responsibilities may be assigned as the company deems necessary.

SAS is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to-race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientations, national origins, disability status, age, marital status or protected veteran class. No phone calls or agencies please.