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Working As A Sewing Machine Operator

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • $26,990

    Average Salary

What Does A Sewing Machine Operator Do At Mohawk Industries

* Responsible for operating an industrial sewing machine to secure all sides and corners of rugs.
* Responsible for performing this job in a quality and productive manner.
* Expected to maintain all housekeeping items and follow all housekeeping procedures associated with the position.
* Responsible for removing product off stacks and pulling product to the sewing machine.
* Responsible for removing improper sewing/binding and repairing thread breaks.
* Responsible for changing thread, binding, and/or needles.
* Responsible for pushing product to the tailburner

What Does A Sewing Machine Operator Do At Randstad

* Must be able to recognize raw material product specifications, including type of item and functionality of item.
* Must be able to align raw materials to specified dimensions and place in appropriate orientation and location on sewing equipment and with other textile accessories being combined.
* Must be able to operate machinery, including start/stop mechanisms and machine specific tasks.
* Must be able to rethread machine, recognize and replace empty bobbins with full ones, as needed; may enlist assistance from supervisor when necessary.
* Must be able to recognize and replace machine parts, as necessary, or recognize and notify supervisor immediately about the need for parts replacement; needles for example.
* Must be able to understand process specifications and use these to complete assigned task

What Does A Sewing Machine Operator Do At Human Technologies

* Produce sewn items from drawings, patterns, sketches, and other specifications, and perform all sewing functions on all equipment, with little or no training or instruction, and ensure that all work meets acceptable levels for productivity and quality.
* Participate in the development of sewn prototypes, models, and samples, including deconstruction, pattern creation, sew-complete and related data collection.
* Work independently, track quantities produced, and inspect own work.
* Sew production operations and quantities when necessary to support customer requirements.
* Train and support sewing machine operators and assist in trouble shooting production sewing issues, when instructed.
* Perform routine machine adjustments, and notify supervisor of machine performance and/or safety issues.
* Participate in time studies, and make recommendations for improvement to production sewing operations.
* Comply with safety policies and procedures for safety of self and others.
* Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor

What Does A Sewing Machine Operator Do At Klein Tools-Lincolnshire

* Have extensive knowledge of materials required for sewing operations.
* Be alert for in-process product imperfection and bring to the supervisor or lead’s attention.
* Exercise safety procedures to prevent injury to oneself and prevent damage to equipment.
* Qualified candidates will possess two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
* Must have thorough knowledge of the different types of materials to be cut and their characteristics and flaws for quality acceptability.
* Additionally, qualified candidates will be regularly required to sit for extended amounts of time; have high dexterity of both hands, have strong hands, wrists and arms; be frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
* Must have mathematical, reading, writing, and comprehension as well as communication skills.
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
* Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
* k) Company Match
* Profit Sharing
* Paid Vacation/Holidays
* Shared Cost Medical & Dental
* Flex Spending
* Education Reimbursement Program
* Employee Discount Program
* If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.
* No phone calls please.
* Street: 5721 S.
* Zero Street
* ID: 2017

What Does A Sewing Machine Operator Do At Retail Brand Alliance, Inc.

* Sets up an automatic sewing machine in accordance with established specifications.
* Obtains appropriate sections of shirts in preparation for sewing.
* Operates an automatic sewing machine, including feeding material into the machine and examining completed products.
* Maintains safety awareness in, and around work areas, observing and reporting potential areas of concern.
* Maintains high quality standards as required.
* Performs such similar, comparable or related duties as may be required.
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  • French

  • Arabic

  • Russian

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  • Chinese

  • Filipino

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  • Burmese

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  • Somali

  • Cantonese

  • Thai

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Real Sewing Machine Operator Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Supervisor, Sewing Machine Operators Gem Sewing Los Angeles, CA Nov 12, 2015 $69,846
Sewing Machine Operator Special Protection, Inc. CO May 01, 2012 $52,759
Sewing Machine Operator, Special Equipment Special Protection, Inc. CO May 01, 2012 $47,458
Supervisor, Sewing Machine Operators United Canvas & Sling Inc. DBA USC, Inc. Lincolnton, NC Mar 05, 2010 $38,338
Sewing Machine Operator Vision Designs, LLC Danbury, CT Mar 26, 2010 $30,762
Sewing Machine Operator Q Sweaters Inc. New York, NY Jul 08, 2015 $28,746 -
Sewing Machine Operator Embroidery Shop, Inc. New Brunswick, NJ May 06, 2011 $28,475
Sewing Machine Operator Embroidery Shop, Inc. New Brunswick, NJ Jul 30, 2012 $28,475
Sewing Machine Operators Scott Elowitz Photography LLC D/B/A Lenscoat Freehold, NJ Nov 01, 2012 $28,454
Sewing Machine Operator Curtain By Design, Inc. Chantilly, VA Nov 23, 2007 $28,175
Sewing Machine Operators Peggy Walter Industries Inc., D/B/A Margaret Winters NY Mar 01, 2013 $27,622
Sewing Machine Operator-Non-Garment Scott Elowitz Photography LLC D/B/A Lenscoat Freehold, NJ Nov 15, 2010 $25,879
Sewing Machine Operator Spot Free Inc. Islandia, NY Jun 30, 2010 $25,795
Sewing Machine Operators Ip Embroidery Corp Clifton, NJ Feb 12, 2010 $24,439
Sewing Machine Operators New Jersey Headwear Corp Newark, NJ Feb 01, 2012 $22,131
Sewing Machine Operators New Jersey Headwear Corp Newark, NJ Jun 21, 2011 $22,131
Sewing Machine Operators Alp Industries, Inc. Aberdeen, NC Jan 31, 2013 $22,018
Sewing Machine Operator The Canvas Shop Inc. Wilson, NC Aug 22, 2012 $22,000
Sewing Machine Operators Eunice Fashion, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Oct 19, 2010 $21,611
Sewing Machine Operator Best SMS, Inc. Paramount, CA Dec 05, 2014 $21,528
Sewing Machine Operators In Vein Los Angeles, CA Jul 22, 2014 $21,528
Sewing Machine Operator, Non-Garment Merlin Industries Inc. Hamilton, NJ Oct 01, 2007 $21,496
Sewing Machine Operator Timeless, Inc. Dba Libian Los Angeles, CA May 31, 2016 $20,800
Sewing Machine Operator Wildflower Linen, Inc. Buena Park, CA Oct 27, 2015 $20,675
Sewing Machine Operator John H. Daniel Company Knoxville, TN Oct 21, 2008 $20,654
Sewing Machine Operator John H. Daniel Company Knoxville, TN Nov 05, 2007 $20,654
Sewing Machine Operator John H. Daniel Company Knoxville, TN Jan 15, 2008 $20,654
Sewing Machine Operators Bernard Prioux D/B/A Sew Chic Boutique Stamford, CT Jan 04, 2008 $20,557
Sewing Machine Operator Hammer Bedding Newark, NJ Oct 07, 2009 $20,536

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Top Sewing Machine Operator Skills

  1. Machine Operation
  2. Adjusts Machine Guides
  3. Detect Problems
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Observed sewing machine operation to detect defects in stitching and machine malfunction and notified supervisor.
  • Monitored machine operations to detect problems such as defective stitching, breaks in thread, and machine malfunctions.
  • Followed all safety rules and regulations.
  • Guided garments or garment parts under machine needles and presser feet to sew parts together.
  • Attached tape, trim and elastic to specified garments and garment parts, according to item specifications.

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