Sewing Machine Operator operates various sewing machines to join parts of fabricated articles or garments. May require a high school diploma or its equivalent and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being a Sewing Machine Operator is familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Additionally, Sewing Machine Operator performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
Sewing Machine Operator Job Description Template
Our company is looking for a Sewing Machine Operator to join our team.
- Complies with Company policy and Good Manufacturing Practices at all times;
- Responsible for fabrication or machine operations as assigned by Management or Supervisory personnel in a high quality and expeditious manner;
- Responsible for sewing required on products manufactured;
- Operating a sewing machine as needed;
- Sewing replacement parts or missing stitches as required;
- Removing all products from machine;
- Performing maintenance duties on sewing machine;
- Other duties as assigned;
- Interpret patterns and sewing instruction for assembly of inflatables;
- Use of box tacker, machine grommet, webbing cutter and hot knife;
- Execute sewing techniques and proprietary terminology;
- Develop accurate measuring skills;
- Operate and maintain sewing machines and related parts, including pattern plates, needles, presser feet, automatic cutting tools and blades;
- Troubleshoot basic machinery problems and request service or repairs as needed;
- Inspect and repair finished products as needed and make machine adjustments to compensate for errors or quality issues.
- Able to stand throughout shift;
- Must be at least 18 years old to work with industrial machines;
- Able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis;
- Good physical (hand/eye) coordination;
- Ability to complete projects on a timely basis;
- Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally;
- Prior experience and/or basic knowledge of sewing techniques;
- Must be able to interpret complex sketches, drawings and patterns;
- Exemplify a “Make-it-happen” attitude;
- Possess a strong work ethic.