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Digital Print Supervisor - Direct to Garment - Career Portals in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!

Primary Responsibility / SummaryProvides supervision to ensure efficient operation of the print shop direct-to-garment and direct-to-product printing at LA Campus including creation and development of graphic arts and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, websites, packaging and other mediums. Ensures that staff and participants maximize productivity. Performs a variety of technical and support services involving printing and production operations. Coordinates and assists with Goodwill Arts and Print Shop stores.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Assist with development of graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, websites, packaging and other mediums.


Organizes and implements a production work schedule for processing requests. Able to plan and coordinate, on short notice, printing of rush jobs.


Oversees and Operates garment and other product printing production equipment as needed.

Properly setting up various types of print jobs, as well as properly selecting the correct garment blank for production. Applying processes of pre-treating garment.


Adjust or Create Digital Print‐ready files; determine garment types, weights, sizes, and correct production equipment needed to complete.


Inspects and verifies completed projects meet quality standards.


Assists manager in maintaining inventory, supplies, inks, and other consumables.


Identify customers, coordinate with customer or client for preparing job cost estimates and pre‐production job specifics.


Work with Manager to achieve and exceed sales goals and provide growth plan to align with department strategic plan and budget.


Assists with development of Direct-to-Garment Printing Certified Career Training Program and fulfills role of instructor as needed. Creates and develops graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, websites, packaging and other mediums.


Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; developing, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Complies and ensures adherence to contract and regulatory requirements. Maintains a safe working environment through inspections and training.


 Submits production and activity reports on regular basis with data versus YTD, MTD, and



This position requires a flexible schedule with some weekend work and some travel (25%+) a valid CA driver's license and state-required auto insurance are required.  Driving records must be acceptable by company’s insurance vendor. Employee may at times be driving a company vehicle.


Other duties and special projects as assigned.


This job supervises print shop and mail room staff (2-4 people).


Education & Experience


Must have 3 years managerial, supervisory experience in digital print environment with DTG and screen print production.


Bachelor's degree in related fields preferred.


Familiarity with production and sample creation, color matching, heat-press operation and ink curing, interactive media, website creation and maintenance.


Experience on Brother or Epson DTG printers or equivalent. As well as Stahl Heat Press machine, Pretreat equipment and processes, and other production equipment like product sealers and screen printing machines.

Strong communication, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills.

 Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills essential.

 Abilities to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.


Other Qualifications

Mechanically Inclined.


Strong creative thinking skills.


Spanish / English bilingual preferred.


Punctual and dependable attendance.


Free from alcohol and drug abuse.


Understands the basic philosophy of Goodwill and participates fully in carrying out its mission.


Adheres to Goodwill’s values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence.

Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations for job duties in accordance with Federal and State law.



Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here:

Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. 
Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. 
Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

Other details Job Family Trades and Labor Pay Type Hourly