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Sewing - Industrial

Fort Wayne, IN

Job ID: 177631 Industry: Industrial Pay Rate: $11.0000 - $11.0000
Pro Resources Staffing in Fort Wayne, is searching for experienced (industrial) Sewers. Interested candidates will have to interview with our customer and take a sewing test. We are looking for candidates with can-do attitudes who want to help the company excel.

Job Overview:

Sewing machine operators operate and tend sewing machines in order to perform sewing operations. This includes joining and reinforcing parts of materials. Sewing machine operators handle work on a large scale as they are required to operate and tend to industrial machines. They mount attachments such as needles and pattern blades and adjust machines according to the specifications provided to them.

Sewing machine operators also adjust machine controls and regulate stitching speeds for every sewing project that they work on. It is important for sewing machine operators to possess in depth knowledge of sewing machinery and the garments industry. They also need to have sound hand-eye coordination and be able to cope with moderate physical effort.

Sewing Machine Operator Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Refer to orders for sewing products and select appropriate materials
  • Ensure that all materials and auxiliary supplies are available prior to beginning work
  • Start sewing machinery at the beginning of a shift and test it for proper functionality
  • Address any discrepancies or problems faced during the testing period
  • Draw threads through needles and adjust machine functions to meet the requirements of the sewing project
  • Position materials under needles to sew them together or make patterns
  • Replace and rethread needles for a subsequent project or in case of the existing one needing more thread
  • Sew missing stitches or replacement parts in accordance to repair instructions provided
  • Observe operations to detect any faults or defects in stitching
  • Notify supervisors of any problems or discrepancies during the sewing process
  • Attach button, grips, hooks and fasteners to finished projects
  • Attach elastic or tape to products as specified in the work order
  • Ensure that the finished product conforms to the design and merchandizing instructions provided in the work order
  • Ensure that excess material or threads are cut away from the finished product
  • Trim finished materials using scissors and cutters
  • Perform general and preventative maintenance tasks on sewing machines to ensure their longevity


Contact our office at 260-420-2117 if you have questions.
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