Sewing Machine Operators Needed


Design and Creative

Advert ID



Cherry Hill

Job Type




Salary Range

USD12-13 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Cherry Hill, NJ - (USA) 1871 Marlton Pike East Unit 15 NJ Cherry Hill , NJ - 08003-2020 Phone : 856-489-5951



Job Description

Job summary: Sewing employees operate and tend sewing machines in order to perform sewing operations on upholstery for office chairs. This includes joining, reinforcing and decorating upholstery or parts of upholstery. Sewing employees handle work on a large scale as they are required to operate and tend to industrial machinery's. They mount attachments such as needles and pattern blades and adjust machines according to the specifications provided to them.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Draws thread through guides, tensions, and needles and adjusts machine functions.

Positions item under needle, using marks on machine, clamp or template, edges of upholstery, or markings on upholstery as guides.

Turns knobs, screws, and dials to adjust settings of machine, according to garment style and observation of operation.

Replaces and re threads needles.

Guides upholstery or upholstery parts under machine needle and presser foot to sew parts together.

Positions upholstery or article in clamps, template, or hoop frame prior to automatic operation of machine.

Sews replacement parts or missing stitches, according to repair tickets.

Observes sewing machine operation to detect defects in stitching or machine malfunction, and notifies supervisor.

Folds or stretches edges or length of items, while sewing, to facilitate forming specified sections.

Removes holding devices and finished item from machine.

Selects supplies, such as fasteners and thread, according to specifications or characteristics of upholstery.

Replaces sewing machine parts and performs basic maintenance, such as oiling machine.

Cuts material and threads, using scissors.


Desired Education and Skills:

A high school diploma/degree or GED is preferred

Sewing experience is highly preferred

Vision, hearing and speaking to meet performance standard

Required to sit for long periods of time

The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.

The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

The ability to safely lift and carry up to 15 pounds on an occasional basis