Founder Sport Group is the home of Alleson Athletic, Badger Sportswear, Garb Athletics, and Teamwork Athletic Apparel. The team members at Founder Sport Group are the most passionate and dedicated associates in the industry. Our team members continued commitment to serving our customers better than our competitors has enabled this business to thrive over the years. We are excited to hire committed and dedicated team members who work hard and understand what it takes to be a member of a winning team. 

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♦ Decoration Pre-Press Supervisor (31565)
The Decoration Pre-Press Supervisor ensures that the garments, screens, and ink are available and staged in accordance with the production floors needs.

♦ Screen Printer (27920)
Full Time | Badger Sportswear – Statesville, NC, 28625
Experienced screen printers will really enjoy working at Badger! We have an amazing pre-press area, modern M&R machines, and rarely use more than 4-5 screens for the orders, making set-ups a breeze for those with experience.

♦ Quality (31699)
Full Time | Badger Sportswear – Statesville, NC, 28625
Depending on the demand, job responsibilities include working on incoming product, order accuracy and returns.

♦ Cycle Counter (31698)
Full Time | Badger Sportswear – Statesville, NC, 28625
Second Shift – Monday-Thursday, some Fridays, 4:15pm-2:45am 
Ensure all safety rules are strictly observed. Cycle count finished goods on a daily basis. Ensure materials are in proper locations. Count full boxes and loose pieces in open boxes.

♦ Call Center Representative (31693)
Full Time | Badger Sportswear – Statesville, NC, 28625
Accurately receive and enter new orders from numerous methods via the phone, email, fax and EDI. Follows up on late orders or issues.

♦ Load/Unload (31255)
Badger Sportswear – Statesville, NC, 28625
SUMMARY The Load/Unloader is responsible for unloading incoming shipments, sorting, and scanning in the inventory. 

♦ Embroidery Operator (29297)
Full Time | Badger Sportswear – Statesville, NC, 28625
As an employee in Badger Sportswear’s embroidery department, you are required to produce to our quality standards in a timely fashion and meet due dates. The department follows a production schedule that adheres to strict turn times.

♦ Distribution/Manufacturing Associate (29206)
Full Time | Badger Sportswear – Statesville, NC, 28625
Multiple positions available – WILL TRAIN!  Inserts and aligns screens. Checks fabric for defects, ironing them if necessary. Verifies ink color(s) for each application.

♦ Order Picker (28133)
Full Time | Badger Sportswear – Statesville, NC, 28625
The Picker/Packer is responsible for accurately pulling orders and delivering them to a variety of destinations, including the shipping conveyer, screen printing department or other internal destinations as defined by the job order.

About Our Company

Established in 1971 as Badger Sportswear, Founder Sport Group is a privately held company located in Statesville, North Carolina, that manufactures high-quality team sports and fan athletic wear. In 2017 and 2018, Founder Sport Group acquired Alleson Athletic, Garb Athletics, and Teamwork Athletic Apparel. The combined strengths of these brands enable Founder Sport Group to offer team dealers, decorators, wholesale distributors and collegiate bookstores a host of benefits – including superior quality, rapid fulfillment, leading custom sublimation capabilities and an expansive selection of team uniform and fan apparel.

Founder Sport Group brings together nearly 150 years of collective experience to better outfit teams, players, family and fans. Together we’re smarter, stronger, more efficient and endlessly innovative.