Sewing Machine Operator
We are currently looking for highly motivated, dependable, and hard working candidates for a very well established and highly reputable company in the Kent area. The position is for a manufacturing company designing and manufacturing quality garments and accessories. This is a temp to hire opportunity.
-Places spool of thread on spindle of machine and draws thread through machine guides, tensions, and eye of needle.
-Inserts bobbin into shuttle and draws thread through slot in shuttle wall, or draws thread through guide and looper eye.
-Presses knee lever, depresses pedal, or moves hand lever to raise presser foot or spread feed cups.
-Positions parts to be joined under presser foot and needle and lowers presser foot.
-Starts, stops, and controls speed of machine with pedal or knee lever.
-Guides parts under needle following edges, seams, guides on machine bed or markings on part.
-Observes stitching to detect defects and notifies supervisor or Sewing Machine Repairer when defects are caused by machine malfunction.
-Selects sewing supplies such as binding, braid, cord, piping, tape, thread, or welt, according to specifications or color of material.
-Cuts excess thread or material.
-Measures length or width of article to detect variation from customer or plant specifications.
-Spreads article over table or rack and scans article to detect defective stitching, loose threads, color variations between thread and fabric, and uneven seams, corners, pleats, or hems.
-Cuts excess threads with scissors.
-Marks defects with gummed label or chalk.
-Stacks articles that fail to meet specifications on handtruck or table.
Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
1st Shift 7:00AM - 3:30PM
- 6 months of manufacturing experience
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
- High school diploma
- Must be able to submit to a background and drug screen
- Must be able to provide 2 professional references
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