Seamstress

Application deadline:

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 12:00pm

Company: 

Steel Grip, Inc.

Description: 

SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR

 

Reports To: Department Supervisor

 

Summary Operates sewing machine to join, gather, hem, reinforce, or decorate articles by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:                              Additional duties may be assigned.

 

Places spool of thread on spindle of machine and draws thread through machine guides, tensions, and eye of needle.

Inserts bobbin into shuttle and draws thread through slot in shuttle wall, or draws thread through guide and looper eye.

Presses knee lever, depresses pedal, or moves hand lever to raise presser foot or spread feed cups.

Positions parts to be joined under presser foot and needle and lowers presser foot.

Starts, stops, and controls speed of machine with pedal or knee lever.

Guides parts under needle following edges, seams, guides on machine bed or markings on part.

Observes stitching to detect defects and notifies supervisor or Sewing Machine Repairer when defects are caused by machine malfunction.

Selects sewing supplies such as binding, braid, cord, piping, tape, thread, or welt, according to specifications or color of material.

Cuts excess thread or material.

 

Competencies                                             

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

 

Customer Service - Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills - Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Strives to increase productivity.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions ; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.

 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                            

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills                                                      

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

 

Mathematical Skills                                                

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

 

Reasoning Ability                                                   

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications: 

We provide our own training program and will train you whether you have no experience or lots of experience.

Employment type: 

  • Full time
  • Part time / side job

Days per week: 

Monday - Friday

Shift: 

1st

Salary: 

Between $9.00 - $13.00 depending on productivity

Required degree level: 

  • High school
  • Other

Worksite Info: 

1501 East Voorhees, Danville, IL 61832 1200 Pearl St, Covington, IN 47932

Benefits: 

The following benefit programs are available to eligible employees: * 401(k) Savings Plan * Benefit Conversion at Termination * Bereavement Leave * Health Insurance * Dental Insurance * Vision Insurance * Holidays * Jury Duty Leave * Life Insurance * Major Medical Insurance * Military Leave * Short-Term Disability * Vacation Benefits Some benefit programs require contributions from the employee, but some are fully paid by Steel Grip.