Sewing Machine Operator

Owosso, MI | Manufacturing

Post Date: 04/07/2017 Job ID: ZR141 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: 10.00


General Responsibility: To operate or tend sewing machines to join, reinforce, decorate, cut and/or perform related sewing operations in the manufacture of marine related, non-garment products.

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Essential Functions

  • To join, reinforce, decorate, cut and perform related sewing operations on a daily basis to meet the quantity needs of demand
  • Monitor sewing machine operations to spot problems such as defective stitching, thread breaks or machine malfunctions
  • Mount sewing machine attachments like needles, threads, pattern plates or cutting blades and adjust machine guides according to approved specifications
  • Select sewing supplies like snaps, velcro and zippers in accordance with job requirements
  • Account for the quantity of materials processed
  • Accountable for measuring, cutting and attaching of all material, not limited to vinyl, fabric and binding
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to complete decorative and top-stitch sewing methods
  • To have detailed time management capabilities
  • To have high organizational skills to sort and handle cut parts for joining
  • To have high mechanical ability to operate sewing machines
  • To have a high understanding of basic measurements
  • To be flexible with methods to accommodate proto-type new designs and/or changes


Quality Control

  • Ensuring that manufacturing processes comply with company standards and/or specifications
  • Directing objectives to maximize profitability
  • Monitor own performance - self-audit for accuracy and produce high level output


Experience is NOT required , will train the right candidates

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