• ReChaco Technician III

    Job Locations US-MI-Rockford
    Job Function
    Min. Exp.(Yrs)
    Full Time
  • General Function


    Chaco is an iconic outdoor brand with market leadership in performance sandals, a high growth business in closed-toe performance and lifestyle footwear, and a dynamic accessories offering. The brand has achieved several consecutive years of industry-leading growth by creating remarkable connections with a tribe of loyal consumers known as ChacoNation.


    The ReChaco Technician supports ReChaco Repair and Warranty and MyChaco custom footwear and accessory production in a wide range of areas including performing quality audits, shipping, receiving and repair and assembly work.  A ReChacoTechnician III is a senior-level highly skilled position that performs assembly, sewing, repair, quality, inspection, and training/mentoring functions.

    Primary Duties

    • Proficient in performing all tasks and duties of a ReChaco Technician I and II.
    • Repairs and assembles Chaco sandals using hand tools and by operating complex specialized production machinery requiring a high level of mastery and precision: Trimming, Buffing, Combine, Garvas. 
    • Inspects in-process and finished product for quality specifications.
    • Responsible for hazard assessment updates, chemical response, and safety.
    • Assembles accessory packaging for shipment.
    • Communicates clearly and concisely with coworkers on work orders.  Maintains organization system of order documentation throughout production process.
    • Moves between workstations in order to maximize production flow.  Instructs lower level technicians when to move.
    • Mentors lower level technicians. Apprentices other technicians on level III tasks for cross-training and succession planning.
    • Cross trains in office and inventory tasks.
    • Reads and follows written work orders.
    • Expert at production processes. Recommends continuous improvement ideas.
    • Performing duties consistent with the Company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.
    • Performing other duties as required/assigned by manager.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

    • 2+ years of experience in a production, assembly, or manufacturing environment required.
    • 1+ year apprenticeship in level III production task(s).  Must perform level III tasks at least 50% of time.
    • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
    • Attention to detail to ensure the safe and proper use of machinery and order accuracy.
    • Interpersonal skills supporting establishment of effective working relationships within the team.
    • Ability to mentor and train others.
    • Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less and ability to distinguish color.
    • Dexterity for sewing and assembly tasks.
    • Cross-training in various activities to minimize repetitive motion.
    • Ability to read and precisely follow written standard operating procedures and safety instructions.
    • Ability to monitor production workflow and direct self and lower level resources to maximize production flow.
    • Must be able to work independently with little oversight.

    Factory and warehouse environment.  Ability to lift 50 pounds.


    Committed to a diverse workforce, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled). 


    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills which may be required.



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