Embellishment Assistant

KEY Apparel is seeking a motivated person to join our Embellishment Team as an Embellishment Assistant. This position will entail working with embroidery, heat transfer and direct-to-garment embellishment equipment and processes and is responsible for embellishing uniforms, hats, outerwear, and other accessories. The Embellishment Assistant provides support to the sales and operations departments as necessary to meet company objectives.

Successful Candidate Attributes:

The successful candidate should be professional and articulate, have positive energy, have excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong attention to detail and must be able to effectively use independent judgement to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload.

  Essential Responsibilities for Embellishment Assistants Include:

 Must have or gain familiarity with all Key Apparel products and their construction to better understand embellishment opportunities and limitations;

  • Ability to adapt to a swiftly changing production environment;
  • Follow established processes and procedures, and have proven attention to detail;
  • Maintain a well-organized and clean personal work space, as well as shared work space;
  • Gain hands-on working knowledge of screen printing and embroidery;
  • Maintain accurate embroidery logs;
  • Communicate with facility manager to reorder materials and supplies as needed;

Pre-requisite Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of computers
  • Capable of following established designs and specifications
  • Capable of lifting and handling elements that can weigh up to 50 pounds each;

This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position and this position may require the performance of other duties as necessary.

Key offers competitive compensation including a highly competitive benefits package.

Interested candidates please send resume with references via e-mail to or by mail to Key Industries, Inc., Attn: Human Resources, 400 Marble Road, Fort Scott, KS 66701. For more information about Key, please visit our website at