Industrial Sewer

Midland, Michigan
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 3:15 PM
US$ 10.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Ross,Sarah, Spherion
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Job Description

Disclaimer: This post pertains to sewing, not sewage.
A Midland-area insulation manufacturer is seeking an Industrial Sewer to join their team! This is an entry-level position and offers on-the-job training as part of the process. A background working with or around sewing machines is preferred but not required. The capacity to understand patterns and how sewed materials go together is a must. The position hours are from 7:00am-3:15pm Monday-Friday with minimal overtime. Starting compensation is $10/hr, but this will increase at the time of hire.


  • Operate sewing machines and related parts, including pattern plates, needles, presser feet, as well as automatic cutting tools
  • Gluing components of insulation materials in place to ensure that they remain in needed position
  • Meet or exceed consistent daily and weekly output and quality goals
  • Read and interpret work orders and adjust machines and materials to match, including selecting components, thread and needles, mounting necessary attachments and double-checking settings before beginning a large run
  • Inspect and repair finished products as needed and make machine adjustments to compensate for any quality issues found
  • Troubleshoot basic machinery problems and request service or repairs as needed


  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions efficiently
  • Ability to work by self or on a team
  • Ability to accurately measure materials needed for each work order


  • Previous experience working in proximity with sewing machines is preferred but not required

***A Background Check and Drug Screen are required and they must be willing to submit to testing***

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:15 PM

High School

0-1 years

This is a great opportunity for candidates who are interested in pursuing long-term goals of becoming Industrial Sewers! This opportunity offers on-the-job training and the option to hire if a good fit is found!

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