Sewing Machine Operator

Waukesha, WI 53186

Posted: 01/15/2019 Industry: Converted Job Number: 499636

Industrial Sewer

We are seeking an experienced sewer with top stitch experience to join the Waukesha,WI team. 

Responsibilities for industrial sewer:

       Monitor machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching, breaks in thread, or machine malfunctions.

       Position items under needles, using guides or measuring devices.

       Replace spools of thread, insert bobbins, and thread ends through machine guides and components.

       Guide curtain or partitions parts under machine needles and presser feet to sew parts together.

       Start and operate industrial sewing machines, such as single or double needle machines, to automatically join, reinforce the vinyl material.

       Record quantities of materials processed.

       Inspect curtains and partitions, and examine repair tags and markings to locate defects or damage, and mark errors as necessary.

       Operating various grommet machines

       Operate logo press

       Select supplies such as fasteners and thread, according to job requirements.

       Adjust machine guides according to specifications.

       Cut excess material and thread from finished products.

       Fold curtains or partitions to specifications.

       Perform equipment maintenance tasks such as replacing needles, or cleaning and oiling sewing machines.

       Examine and measure finished articles to verify conformance to standards, using rulers and tape measures.

       Turn knobs, screws, and dials to adjust settings of machines, according to product type and equipment performance.

       Repair or alter items by adding replacement parts or missing stitches.

Qualifications for industrial sewer:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous sewing experience

Shift, Pay, and Benefits:

         3rd Shift, 10P-6A

         $13+ BOE

         Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

If interested in the industrial sewer role please send a resume to:


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