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Sewing Machine Operator

Location: SAN ANTONIO, TX

Post Date: 09/20/2019

MACHINE OPERATOR I

JOB SUMMARY:

Conjoin component parts in order to make a viable product. Accomplish by using non-complex, single needle and double needle, semi-automated and automated machines. The machine requires that few decisions be made by the operator.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Clean machines to ensure proper functioning

  • Feed material or part into non-complex semi-automated and automated machines

  • Align the material or part on the proper position

  • Check machine to ensure it is working properly

  • Run item through the machine

  • Cross train on other machines

  • Prepare processed item to give to either the next worker in the process or to the

Material Handler

  • Perform quality checks. Remove incorrectly assembled items from rotation

  • Fix or discard rejected items

  • Count number of items processed

  • Must be able to work a 40 hours a week with overtime as required

  • Must be able to report to workstation without assistance

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time

  • Must be able to lift 5-10 pounds

  • Must be able to conduct repetitive motions on a daily basis

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fold merchandise when needed.

  • Assist material handler and peers as needed.

  • Work in other departments when needed.

  • Clean up left over materials and work area.

  • Assume additional responsibilities, perform additional duties, and complete special

projects as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the products being produced

  • Ability to count

  • Ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions or instructions given by

demonstration

  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams

  • Ability to operate automated and semi-automated machines as well as hand tools

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma/GED preferred

  • Must pass proficiency test on two of the level one machine tasks

  • Must be able to follow instructions, follow pattern, and must be able to handle equipment operation

  • Must be able to maintain standard productivity rate per project

TRAINING:

  • Employees must be able to perform, demonstrate, and maintain competence on at least three operator tasks with the work cell within the department

MACHINES:

  • Single Needle Sewing Machine

  • Double Needle Sewing Machine

  • Programmable Sewing Machines

  • Serger Sewing Machine

  • Eyelet Machine

  • Cover Stitch Sewing Machine

  • Dot Socket Machine

  • Grommet Machine

  • Western Punch

  • Dot Stud Machine

  • Ace Cutter

  • Absorbent Filling Machine

  • Production Inspection

  • Walking Lockstitch Sewing Machine


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