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Machine operator

Tempe, AZ

Order: 15620
Temp To Full-Time
Industrial Sewer Qualifications required: ? Proficiency with an industrial sewing machine Qualifications desired: ? High School diploma or GED preferred ? Industrial sewing experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment ? Comfortable with using computer to enter information ? Works well in a team Essential functions and responsibilities: ? Complete product or product component within expected time frame per unit. ? Mounts attachments (i.e needles) cutting blades or pattern plates, & adjusts machine guides according to spec. ? Monitors machine operation to detect problems, such as defective stitching, breaks in thread, or machine malfunction. ? Activates and adjusts machine controls to regulate stitching speed and length, dimensions of gathers and tucks, and material or thread tension. ? Activates sewing machine to join, gather, hem, reinforce or decorate materials or fabricated articles, such as towels or putter covers. ? Position materials through feed rollers and guides or positions and maneuvers under sewing machine presser foot and needle during operation. ? Examine and measures finished articles to verify conformance to standards, using ruler. ? Places spools of thread, cord, or other materials on spindles, inserts bobbin, and threads ends through machine guides and components. ? Tapes or twists together thread or cord to repair breaks. ? Positions and marks patterns on materials to prepare for sewing. ? Replaces needles and cleans and oils sewing machines to maintain equipment. ? Cuts excess material or thread from finished product, using blade, scissors, or electric knife. ? Folds or fits together materials, such as cloth, foam rubber, or leather to prepare for machine sewing. ? Select supplies, such as binding, cord, or thread, according to specifications or color of material. ? Inspects finished goods and examines repair tags and markings on non-garment to locate defects or damage. ? Keep station clean and organized. Nonessential functions and responsibilities: ? Records amount of materials processed in production logs. ? Records number of non-garment parts completely sewn. ? Sews materials by hand, using needle and thread. Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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. ? Physical demands: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, use feet to control/activate machines; balance; stoop; bend; talk; and hear. Employee must occasional lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. ? Work environment: Duties of this job are generally performed indoors. Noise level is usually moderate. Performance Standards: ? Quarterly performance review by the lead of the department ? Attainment of goals established between lead and employee