Location: Florida - Lake Mary
Employment Type: Hourly
Team: Operations - Winona - WinCraft
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, a transformative company that is building a new model for the hobby and giving collectors an end-to-end collectibles experience; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Additional ventures that will build out Fanatics’ footprint across the broader digital sports landscape will be rolled out soon. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.
As a market leader with more than 8,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.
Under general supervision, sets up and operates laser cutter, single sided laminator and clicker die cutter. Perform cutting operation to close tolerances and cuts on a variety of substrates.
Essential Job Functions
•Modifies EPS files from Art Department server using Corel Draw ® for accurate and efficient laser cutting.
•Laminates and glues acrylic, Masonite and adhesives to substrates to customer requirements.
•Creates acrylic clicker dies using computer files and laser cutter.
•Set-up and laser cuts a variety of substrates according to customer requirements. High degree of skill to hold very close tolerances.
•Set-up and operates a clicker die cutter to cut out acrylic magnets.
•Inspects all products for accurate color match to meet customer requirements.
•Inspects, cleans and change lenses and align mirrors as needed.
•Inspects, cleans and bulk packages all laser cut product.
•Perform scheduled preventive maintenance to all equipment.
•Monitor floor stock inventory and order raw material as needed.
•Prioritize jobs to meet customer deadlines and efficient use of equipment.
•Maintains system for storage of hundreds of acrylic magnet die shapes.
•Read shop packet, art forms, color copies, etc. to determine customer specifications.
•Move all orders on the computer FMS Move system.
•Safely move and transport orders and laser materials.
•Fill out all required paperwork including production sheets, return to art forms, order alerts, shop packets, work lists, order shortages, scrap tracking, etc. as needed. Report any incorrect paperwork to leadership.
•Assist in the training of new laser cutters.
•Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required
•High school graduate or its equivalent.
•Knowledge of and ability to solve routine laser problems.
•Knowledge of and ability to perform preventive maintenance procedures and use hand tools.
•Basis computer skills.
•Basic math skills.
•Requires close attention to the image details.
•Ability to calculate and cut for maximum material utilization.
•Ability to read, interpret art forms, shop packets, color concepts, and communicate effectively.
•Ability to lift 50lbs
•Able to stand for entire shift
•Comfortable using a ladder
•Able to twist and bend
•Good working conditions.
•Works with solvents.
•Works in a production environment with fumes and noise.
•Laser Eye protection required.
_Ensure your Fanatics job offer is legitimate and don’t fall victim to fraud. Fanatics never seeks payment from job applicants. Fanatics recruiters will only reach out to applicants from an @fanatics.com or @fanatics.co.uk email address. For added security, where possible, apply through our company website at _www.fanaticsinc.com/careers
Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.
Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.
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