Fruit of the Loom

AAI/Spalding Fabric Support

Job Locations US-IA-Jefferson
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/3/2024 1:13 PM)
Category (Portal Searching)

Position Summary

AAI/Spalding is a major sports equipment manufacturing company located in Jefferson, Iowa 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 an opening for Fabric Support. This position performs various non-sewing functions in the Fabric building to assist in the production of finished goods. May complete other duties assigned by Supervisor.

This is a full time, first shift position with excellent benefits and a pay range of $18.25 - $20.25 per hour.


AAI is the official supplier and partner to USA Gymnastics and the NCAA, as well as a proud partner with the Federation Internationale De Gymnastique (FIG).

Spalding is the largest basketball equipment supplier in the world. As the official backboard of the NBA and NCAA since 2009, this makes them 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

Cut, stencil and stuff sewn covers for mats. Perform final inspection of product, wrap finished goods, verify required information is on package and load finished goods onto trailer to be taken to Shipping area.


Set up and operate auto-cut machine, heat sealer and saws. Mark material to communicate to Sewers where to place handles, velcro and zippers.


Unload trucks, verify part number and quantity, ensure materials are put in correct location, and inform Lead Person or Supervisor if parts are incorrect or if more raw materials need to be ordered.


Assist with training of new employees, perform yearly inventory, and maintain a clean and safe workstation. Complete other duties as assigned by Supervisor


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be capable of writing, recording, and understanding measurements
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume
  • Ability to apply understanding to carry out instructions finished in written, verbal or diagram form
  • Ability to read and follow engineering drawings

Minimum Job Experience Required

One to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination

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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