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Stitcher

Millbury, MA

Posted: 06/23/2022 Industry: Y -OTHER Job Number: 14549

Job Description

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Title: Stitcher

Hiring Organization: Connexion Systems & Engineering

  • Duration: Temp to Perm
  • Pay rate: $18-22/hr
  • Job Location: Millbury, MA
  • Job# 14549

 

Stitcher

 

JOB SUMMARY:

This position will operate a variety of industrial sewing machines in the production of USAF flight suits and NASA spacesuits. Must work from patterns, industrial drawings, and samples.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

The requirements listed below are representative of the essential duties required:

  • Read and utilize patterns, industrial drawings, and samples as required for suit construction.
  • Use of a commercial sewing machine.
  • Stitching X-stitch, zig-zag, serge, and binding type stitching.
  • Use of a variety of materials such as nylon, canvas-like material, and thick rubber-like materials.
  • Other duties as required.

LEVEL OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Employee works under close supervision
  • Employee has little or no decision-making responsibility
  • The employee has little or no impact on the decisions of others

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • General Stitching abilities ideally using a commercial machine.
  • Well versed in the U.S. measuring system, fractions of an inch especially.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Able to work from patterns, prints, or samples.
  • Attention to detail and strong communication skills required.
  • Capability to work with heavier material.
  • Position does not require any previous experience working with office software.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • 1-3 Year Experience in the related field.
  • Experience with sewing machines and experience with a variety of stitches, commercial experience preferred.
  • Basic, introductory on-the-job training.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

Physical Demands/Efforts

  • Manual dexterity to move the fabric through the sewing machine.
  • Physical strength as required for certain materials.
  • Occasional physical exertion including some lifting of objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

Mental & Visual Demands

  • Attention to small details.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Visual effort, need to be able to see very small details.
  • Work is routine and consistent from day to day.
  • Work requires frequent visual effort for extended periods of time.

Work Environment and Hazards

  • Factory not temperature controlled.
  • Use of a commercial sewing machine, caution in regards to hands at all times while using.
  • Safety glasses required, provided by the company if needed.
  • Occasional exposure to dust, heat and other environmental factors that may at times be objectionable

 

 

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Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Donahue
Regional Recruiting Manager

  • Directthe recruitment efforts for both the Quincy, MA and Providence, RI branches. 
  • Manages a distributed team of recruiting leads, individual contributor recruiters and account managers. 
  • Responsible for leading the fulfillment and execution of sourcing, recruiting, sales and business development practices across the region. 
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