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Sewing Machine Operator

Organization: Industries of the Blind

Posted: 3/30/2018

SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR

Supports sewing operations by performing a single operation or on an assigned piece of equipment or sewing machine, in order to produce components or products in accordance with product and quality specifications.

** BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. WILL TRAIN**

Requirements:
Seeking individuals with experience and or aptitude to sew.Physical ability to stand for entire shift and perform assigned production tasks.
Must know how or learn to use standard tools such as snips, scissors, tweezers, needle threaders, etc.
Able to or learn how to thread machines, change bobbins and needles, start machine, align materials, control pedal, and sew straight lines.
Able to learn or understand quality standards for assigned tasks and verify that product quality is acceptable. Must know how to distinguish among standard types of stitches and seams and be able to measure stitches and read standard ruler, or otherwise ensure that standards are met.

Duties:
Threads sewing machine for operation and sew product in accordance with specifications. Aligns machines to ensure proper stitch count.
Performs repairs for sewing defects and monitors product to verify that quality standards are being met.
Monitors equipment to ensure that proper safety equipment is in place before operation. Improves productivity by suggesting better ways to maintain equipment, reduce costs, etc.
Properly complete any other duties and responsibilities designated by supervision.


EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Contact: Laverne Goodridge

Phone: (336) 544-3708

Email: lgoodridge@iob-gso.com

URL: http://www.industriesoftheblind.com/jobs/

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