Embroidery Machine Operator in Milwaukee, WI at Parallel Employment Group

Date Posted: 1/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Order Type : TempToHire

2nd shift Monday-Thursday 3pm to 1am 10hr shifts

Pay rate $10hr to $14hr Based on Experience


Operates sewing machine to embroider name, monogram, or decorative designs on garments, household articles, material, or uniforms

and to stitch cording, braid, or emblems on material or garments

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Reads work order to determine type and location, color and customization of embroidery.

• Selects needle, thread, and thread color and threads it through machine guides and bobbin.

• Adjusts and regulates machine settings.

• Observes sewing operation to detect defects in stitching that indicate machine malfunction and corrects problems


• Pins tissue paper pattern on fabric to be used as guide or draws guide freehand on fabric.

• Uses embroidery hoops to hold fabric taut.

• Repairs defective embroidery or fills in blanks left by embroidery machine.

• Operates automatic embroidery machines with multiple sewing heads controlled by perforated pattern tape.

• Maintains cleanliness of work area and equipment.


• Time management

• Attention to detail

• Manual dexterity

• Team player

• Problem solving

• Quality control

• Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Standing 8hr shift, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 50lbs- Warehouse is HOT in the summer up to 90 degrees


We are an equal employment opportunity

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