Sewing Machine Operator

Production · Winona, Minnesota
Department Production
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $15.00/hr




Title: Sewing Machine Operator

Department: Operations

Reports to: Director of Production

Type: Full-Time Hourly



Working as a Sewing Machine Operator you will be responsible for manufacturing sewn goods for Enlightened Equipment. 



The responsibilities and duties of this position are, but not limited to:

  • Adheres to all safety policies and procedures;
  • Follows all quality methods, procedures and guidelines to ensure consistency of work;
  • Reads order-specific job travelers and/or engineered drawings to ensure each order is produced to specifications;
  • Uses an industrial sewing machine and/or serger/overlock machine;
  • Completes all job duties within given time constraints;
  • Performs other duties as assigned;
  • Cross-trains between several different jobs;
  • Cleans and maintains work area;
  • Pursues continuous improvement to improve efficiency of job duties and work flow;
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Position Qualifications:  

  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly growing environment;
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision;
  • Needs good visual judgment to notice errors and/or defects;
  • Ability to accurately read a tape measure;
  • Have a positive attitude and be able to work with a variety of personalities;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Must be able to manage time appropriately.


Physical Requirements and Environment:

  • Must be physically capable of safely lifting a minimum of 30 lbs. without assistance;
  • Involves sitting for long periods as required;
  • Requires repetitive movement and extensive use of hands;
  • Includes exposure to noise levels that are distracting and/or uncomfortable;
  • Requires wearing personal protective equipment.
  • Requires good hand eye coordination and good eyesight 


Preferred Position Qualifications:  


  • A high school diploma, GED, or higher;
  • Previous sewing experience.

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