Randstad Sewing Machine Operator in Kent, Ohio

Sewing Machine Operator

job details:

  • location:Kent, OH

  • salary:$10.57 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, February 11, 2019

  • experience:Entry Level

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Manufacturing

  • reference:S_730619

  • questions:carenn.hutchinson@randstadusa.com330-922-3090

job description

Sewing Machine Operator

We are currently looking for highly motivated, dependable, and hard working candidates for a very well established and highly reputable company in the Kent area. The position is for a manufacturing company designing and manufacturing quality garments and accessories. This is a temp to hire opportunity.


-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.

-Measures length or width of article to detect variation from customer or plant specifications.

-Spreads article over table or rack and scans article to detect defective stitching, loose threads, color variations between thread and fabric, and uneven seams, corners, pleats, or hems.

-Cuts excess threads with scissors.

-Marks defects with gummed label or chalk.

-Stacks articles that fail to meet specifications on handtruck or table.

-Oils machine.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM





1st Shift 7:00AM - 3:30PM


  • 6 months of manufacturing experience


  • High school diploma


  • Must be able to submit to a background and drug screen

  • Must be able to provide 2 professional references

Interested parties may email your resume to eric.kuhn@randstadusa.com in addition to applying for this position.

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High School


Entry Level

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