Sample Job Description for Sewing Machine Operator

The job of Sewing Machine Operator varies widely, but usually involves working on a single/double needle sewing machine. Given below is a sample job description template for this position.

Job Title: Sewing Machine Operator

Years of Experience: 2+ to 5 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: High School or equivalent

Job Summary:

Very fast growing company seeks experienced marine canvas fabrication technicians.​ Looking for individuals experienced in all aspects of marine Canvas design and installation.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting materials.
  • Resolves assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.
  • Prepares machine by changing needles and thread; securing attachments.
  • Maintains quality by inspecting finished product.
  • Adjusts machine performance on material by observing machine operation; detecting malfunctions; adjusting settings.
  • Sews materials together by guiding material under machine needle.
  • Approves materials by inspecting materials for flaws.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

Position Requirements:

  • Will be working 1st shift, M-Thu 6am-30pm.
  • Must have previous experience as an industrial sewer.
  • Position is on a short-term basis (3-4 months) with possible extensions and depending on experience and quality of work, may eventually go direct.

Salary: $10.00 – $15.00 hourly