Digital Embroidery Machine Operator / Sewer

Burlington, NC 27215

Post Date: 06/01/2018 Job ID: 274404 Industry: Textiles Pay Rate: $10.00/Hr

Mega Force Staffing is currently hiring a Digital Embroidery Machine Operator/Sewer in the Burlington area.

Ideal candidate operates sewing machine to embroider name, initial, or decorative designs on garments, household articles, material, or uniforms and to stitch cording, braid, or emblems on material or garments, following stamped design or working freehand without guide or markings. Must have sewing experience.


  • Reads work order to determine type and location of embroidery.
  • Selects size and color thread and draws it through machine guides and bobbin.
  • Turns setscrews to regulate machine settings.
  • Positions article under presser foot and presses pedal or knee control to start machine and control speed of sewing.
  • Guides fabric under needle with left hand or turns hand crank under feed bed to guide material, following stamped pattern or by freehand.
  • Observes sewing operation to detect defects in stitching
  • Indicate machine malfunction and notifies supervisor of malfunction
  • Draw guide freehand on fabric.
  • Pin tissue paper pattern on fabric to be used as guide.
  • Use embroidery hoops to hold fabric taut.
  • Smooth embroidered area, using hand iron.
  • May repair defective embroidery or fill in blanks left by embroidery machine.
  • Operate automatic embroidery machines with multiple sewing heads controlled by perforated pattern tape.

Education Requirements:  High School Diploma/GED

Hiring Requirements:  Candidate must be willing to submit to a drug screen and background check.

Job Requirements:  

  • Must have the ability to work safely in a factory environment
  • Must be able to grip, grasp, and twist using your hands and wrists
  • Must be able to lift, stoop, bend, and move quickly
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be a team player and work well with others

If you have any questions about this job posting or you would like to apply, please call 336-227-7500.


Mega Force Staffing

917-A South Main St.

Burlington, NC 27215


Carol Harris
Staffing Specialist

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