Stitching Job Work from Home

By | July 8, 2022

Job Responsibilities : Industrial Sewing Machine Operator

Salary : $16 – $18 an hour

Company : Paramount Sleep

Location : Remote US

Educational requirements : High School


Sewing Machine Operators are employees who operate and tend sewing machines in order to perform sewing operations on various materials. This includes joining reinforcing and decorating various parts and materials. They mount attachments such as needles and pattern blades and adjust the sewing machines according to the specifications provided to them.

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (includes the following however other duties may apply.)

  • Starts and operates or tends industrial sewing machines that automatically join reinforce or decorate upholstery material or fabricated articles.
  • Draw thread through guides tensions and needles as well as adjust industrial sewing machine functions according to upholstery type.
  • 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 the sewing machine according to garment style and observation of operation.
  • Replaces and re-threads needles.
  • Guides upholstery or upholstery parts under the sewing machine needle and presser foot to sew parts of material together.
  • Positions upholstery or article in clamps template or hoop frame prior to automatic operation of machine.
  • 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 fabric.
  • Replaces sewing machine parts and performs basic maintenance such as oiling machine.
  • Cuts material and threads using scissors.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Good eye/hand coordination
  • Vision hearing and speaking to meet performance standard
  • May require long periods of time sitting or standing depending on job task.
  • 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


    • High School graduate or equivalent
    • Prior sewing experience is preferred


    Effectively communicate with fellow employees both verbally and written in the English language.


    Work requires a minimum of 100% efficiency. Work is repetitious.

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