Sewing Machine Operator Job Description

A sewing machine operator performs a variety of tasks which may include: operating the sewing machine, loading and unloading, loading and unloading of supplies, preparing and measuring materials, sewing different items, and completing reports.

Sewing machine operators work with sewing machines and a variety of materials to produce a variety of items.

They typically complete a variety of tasks, which can include:- Operating the sewing machine- Preparing and measuring materials- Sewing different items- Completing reports- Loading and unloading- Loading and unloading of supplies

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a skilled Sewing Machine Operator to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience operating a variety of sewing machines and be able to produce high-quality garments. We're looking for someone who is reliable and detail-oriented, and who takes pride in their work. If you have a passion for fashion and sewing, we want to hear from you!

Sewing Machine Operator Duties:

  • Operate a sewing machine and related equipment to sew, stitch, or tack material together
  • Use computerized sewing machines to stitch materials together
  • Fit parts together using measuring and marking equipment
  • Place materials on and load completed items on sewing line
  • Sew buttons, snaps, and other fasteners onto clothing

Sewing Machine Operator Responsibilities:

  • Operate, clean, and maintain sewing and embroidery machine, loading and digitizing files, and assembling garments
  • Work with maintenance and production scheduling departments to repair and maintain the machines
  • Track inventory to ensure supplies are sufficient and orders are accurate
  • Assist in warehouse activities, including proper labeling, inventory counts, packing, and shipping
  • Perform general housekeeping and sanitation in sewing areas, workroom, and warehouse
  • Assist in garment assembly, cutting, and pressing
  • Answer phones, make outbound calls, and greet clients
  • Assist in warehouse activities, including proper labeling, inventory counts, packing, and shipping
  • Research special orders
  • Assist with garment assembly, cutting, and pressing
  • Answer phones, make outbound calls, and greet clients

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven ability to operate a sewing machine
  • Ability to operate other common office machines
  • Knowledge of fabrics, patterns, and clothing construction
  • Ability to read basic Blueprints and understand spatial relationships
  • Ability to read a tape measure
  • Ability to use blue prints and math skills

Company Name is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as a company. We are committed to building a team that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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