Artisan (Alvarado, TX)

  • Company: Louis Vuitton US Manufacturing
  • Country/Region: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Experience required: Beginner
  • Reference No.: LVM10311
  • Date of publication: 2020.01.24


At Louis Vuitton US Manufacturing, the Artisan position reports to the Production Supervisor and is responsible for effectively manufacturing quality handbags and other small leather goods in a safe manner, while achieving the performance standards required by the company.


  • Prepare and assemble materials together by using industrial sewing machines and other types of equipment and tools
  • Perform manual processes such as assembling, sorting, picking, thread pulling, thread burning, edge dying,    peeling, pressing, and twisting
  • Complete performance sheets in order to track individual performance
  • Complete replacement forms to track issues with quality
  • Self-inspect incoming material and finished pieces to verify quality compliance before passing on to next station
  • Produce products according to standard times
  • Ensure quality requirements are met on a daily basis
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment according to safety guidelines
  • Verify work area and equipment is in compliance according to safety guidelines
  • Wear necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) depending on operation
  • Identify improvement opportunities in the work processes
  • Rotate amongst operations as required by business needs
  • Perform other duties as assigned or deemed necessary by business needs



  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in a similar capacity or manufacturing environment preferred, but not required
  • Must pass the manual dexterity pre-employment testing
  • Basic math skills required for counting and measuring
  • Basic computer skills are a plus
  • Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing work environment
  • Must be detail, quality and safety oriented
  • Must be well organized, self-motivated and be a good communicator
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work overtime as required by business needs

Fashion & Leather Goods

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