Sewing Machine Operator

NASHVILLE, Tennessee
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Overview

Industry

Commercial

Location

NASHVILLE, Tennessee

Job Type

Temporary

Branch Number

844

Hourly Rate

$16.00 - $20.00

Work Hours

Morning

Experience Required

Entry

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Job Description

HIRING NOW! Sewing Machine Operators – UP TO $20/HOUR!

Responsibilities

Sewing machine operators tend and control industrial sewing machines to create both garments and non-garment items. In this role, you will work as part of a small team creating commercial goods.


  • Operate and maintain sewing machines and related parts, including pattern plates, needles, presser feet, automatic cutting tools, and blades
  • Read and interpret work orders and adjust machines and materials to match, including selecting fabric, thread, and needles, mounting necessary attachments, and double-checking settings before beginning a large run
  • Inspect and repair finished products as needed and make machine adjustments to compensate for errors or quality issues
  • Record accurately the materials used, maintenance performed, and number of pieces completed during each shift, keeping each of these metrics within target ranges
  • Attach elastic, cord, zippers, hooks, buttons, and other trimmings to sewn pieces according to work order instructions and diagrams
  • Prepare materials for machine embroidery and other automatic embellishments, including securing the fabric in hoops, templates, or clamps and guiding into the machine
  • Troubleshoot basic machinery problems and request service or repairs as needed
  • Meet or exceed consistent daily and weekly output and quality goals


Qualifications & Experience

  • Must be at least 18 years old to work with industrial machines
  • Able to sit throughout shift
  • Good physical (hand/eye) coordination
  • Able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • Previous sewing knowledge is preferred but not required

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