Cleaning Specialist/Spotter- Fort Lauderdale, FL

Cleaning Specialist/Spotter

You have most likely seen our trucks around town with smiles all over them.  This is who we are all about at Sudsies.  We are South Florida’s friendliest full service dry cleaning company and seeking a Cleaning Specialist/Spotter for our Fort Lauderdale location to join our fantastic team.  This is a wonderful opportunity to use your skills to make a difference, and do what you love.  Sudsies is more than cleaning your clothes – we are in the people business where everything we do begins and ends with a smile 😊

If this gets you excited, read on!

Why Sudsies?

Our mission is to provide a human touch and user friendly systems in the delivery of our services.  We invest our hearts, minds and humor into developing a bond with the human beings who are our customers and co-workers.  We enjoy creating the warm, fuzzy, funny and unique experience that personifies the Sudsies brand for our customers.  Our culture is all about taking ownership of everything in your world, from the good to your mistakes and shortfalls and not making excuses or blaming others.  And then taking ownership of the solutions that will solve those problems.  We even have our own Sudsies University!

In business for 25 years, Sudsies has grown to 5 stand alone boutiques in Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties.  We are the most eco-friendly dry cleaner in the entire state of Florida offering couture and luxury brand care services.  Many of our 200 employees have been long tenured.  You will love working here!

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More about the role…

You will be responsible for ensuring that quality standards are being met and all procedures are followed.

Snapshot of key accountabilities:

  • Turn on the boiler and the equipment first thing every morning and ensure that all of the equipment is in working condition.
  • Sort all of the clothes before putting them in the machines. (All clothes with stains must be pre-spotted before being cleaned).
  • Prioritize items that are being redone to avoid any further delays (or ask the person who detailed the item to reach out to the customer for additional time to process the item).
  • Maintain a neat and clean spotting board. All bottles must be labeled, spill proof, and full at ALL TIMES.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure, before you go home, that there are no passed due items in your department.
  • Inspect all of the items for damages or stains before sending the items to the pressing or finishing departments. (Any items with spots will be spotted at this point).
  • Keep all the color lots together.
  • Keep poundage charts and turn them into the supervisor on a weekly basis.
  • Store all solutions properly in storage cabinets. Make sure the eye wash is kept clean and in good condition.
  • Maintain dry cleaning machines and if repairs are needed, inform the proper party to ensure repair is completed.
  • Order any supplies necessary for the spotting department.
  • Change filters when necessary and make sure that protective equipment is properly used at all times.
  • Cook and distill on a daily basis.
  • If you are closing the plant, ensure all of the equipment is turned off. (All work must be completed before turning off the equipment).
  • Report safety hazards in a timely manner.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Minimum 1 year experience spotting and dry cleaning experience and clear understanding of the processes in the plant
  • Bilingual – highly preferred
  • Ability to work Monday – Saturday