Fruit of the Loom

Carpet Assembly

Job Locations US-IA-Jefferson
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(1/23/2023 8:33 AM)
Category (Portal Searching)

Position Summary

American Athletic, Inc is a major sports equipment manufacturing company located in Jefferson, Iowa. We are owned by Spalding; a division of Fruit of the Loom, an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., & leading international basic apparel company.


We currently have two openings for Carpet Assembly. This position performs repetitive bench or line assembly operations to produce gymnastic, volleyball, basketball, baseball, wall padding and physical education products. Starting wage of $18.02 an hour, progressing to $20.02 after successfully completing probation. 


This is a full time, first shift position with excellent benefits.


AAI is the official equipment supplier to USA Gymnastics®, NCAA® Gymnastics Championships, the YMCA® National Championships, the Nadia Comaneci International Invitational, and the Bart Connor Invitational. AAI is also an official supporter of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Spalding has been the official backboard of the NCAA Final Four Championships since 2009 and is one of the most well-known brands in the industry.


Our Jefferson, Iowa facility has been in operation and supporting our local community since 1954.

Specific Responsibilities

Assemble carpet; measure, apply Velcro, bind, stencil, clean, and prepare for shipment using tools such as carpet knives and scissors.

Prep parts for assembly, including; bolts, clips, screws, glues, or otherwise fastens parts together. Works at different workstations as production needs require. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Places parts in specified relationship to each other.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be able to effectively view and understand Engineering Drawings and production work instructions. Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos. Ability to effectively present information on a one on one basis. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide various units of measure.

Minimum Job Experience Required

One to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Company Information

We offer competitive pay & benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, & disability insurance, vacation, holidays and 401k.


We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone is treated with respect and empowered to contribute equally. We want to foster a culture of belonging for all employees, and we are focused on attracting, retaining, and developing diverse talent. We believe our differences make us stronger, and for this reason, we are committed to diversity and inclusion practices in our organization


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protect veteran status, disability or any other protected status.


EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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