Join Our Team as a DTG Operator And Be Happy

Hiring DTG Operatoer

Are you passionate about graphics, artwork, and t-shirts? Do you have experience with Direct-to-Garment Printing or DTG? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Northwest Custom Apparel is a family-owned custom apparel printing company serving the community since 1977. We’re seeking a full-time Direct-to-Garment Printer Operator to join our production team. The DTG method is a fast-growing printing method for full-color designs on t-shirts, and we’re proud to use eco-friendly inks for our printing.

As a DTG Printer Operator, you’ll be responsible for producing high-quality t-shirts with full-color designs using eco-friendly inks. We offer on-site training and a supportive work environment for self-motivated people who are passionate about graphics, artwork, and eco-friendly printing. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who values loyalty and long-term commitment and can perform duties with minimal supervision.

kornit printer operator using a Kornit Hexa to print t-shirts. Now Hiring
We use the Kornit DTG Printer. They are manufactured in Israel and used by Amazon

We’re looking for someone excited about joining our close-knit team and becoming part of our family-like atmosphere. At Northwest Custom Apparel, we have solid core values that create a sense of camaraderie amongst our employees. We value loyalty and long-term commitment, and we want our team members to feel a sense of purpose and meaning when they come to work.

If you’re interested in applying for this position, please visit our website at Applicants can upload their resumes or fill out an application form. Don’t miss this opportunity to join our team and be part of our family-like atmosphere at Northwest Custom Apparel!

Thank you for considering this opportunity, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

DTG Operator Job Description

Job Duties:

  • Operate the Kornit, the direct-to-garment printer, to produce high-quality prints on t-shirts and sweatshirts
  • Maintain and troubleshoot the printer as needed
  • Understand basic graphic artwork and be familiar with Adobe Photoshop and different types of graphic files
  • Use Windows 10 to drag and drop files and folders
  • Lift and move up to a 40 lb box regularly
  • Stand for 8 hours day-to-day while using your hands to load and offload t-shirts from the printer
  • Count and fold t-shirts, and fill out paperwork for all orders


  • Computer proficiency, including the ability to use Windows and move files and folders
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and different types of graphic files is a plus.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-moving production-type environment
  • Strong math and counting skills
  • Having a mechanical inclination is a plus
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and exhibit excellent attendance
  • Positive attitude, attention to detail, and the willingness to learn new skills and grow with the company


  • Holiday pay is eligible after 90 days.
  • 1-week vacation after one year
  • Discounted apparel
  • Team-building events and lunches.
  • The commute to Milton is convenient and stress-free
  • Close-knit team with a family-like atmosphere

Pay Scale:

  • The starting pay rate is $16.00 – $17.00 per hour, depending on your qualifications and experience.
  • You will receive a pay raise once you complete the 90-day probationary period.

We’re hiring for a full-time position with on-site training, seeking a self-motivated individual capable of working independently. If you’re passionate about graphics, artwork, and t-shirts, and have the skills we’re looking for, apply to join our team.