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Machine Operator

Company: Navy Exchange
Location: Great Lakes
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary : Performs work which involves operating a power sewing machine to sew or repair wearing apparel and other fabric articles. Duties and Responsibilities : Assists in sewing items for authorized patrons. Sews buttons on marked locations turns material under and sews straight on small items such as pockets upper edge of cuff for garments hems takes in seam allowance binds straight edge of material mends tears or rips by straight stitching darns shortens or lengthens trousers or other garments etc. Operates a sewing machine and maintains working areas in a clean and orderly manner. Performs other related duties as assigned. PHYSICAL EFFORT Sits for long periods with continual movements of hands arms and fingers in placing items in position and sewing. Handles lightweight items up to 10 pounds continually and occasionally handles up to 30 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS Work is performed in well lighted and ventilated areas. Areas are often noisy because of numerous machines being operated at the same time. Operators are subject to possible needle punctures and minor thread cuts Twelve months experience performing work operating a power sewing machine to sew or repair clothing. SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE A High School Diploma or GED may be substituted for 6 months of experience. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Sits for long periods with continual movements of hands arms and fingers in placing items in position and sewing. Handles lightweight items up to 10 pounds continually and occasionally handles up to 30 pounds. MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN, IF NOT, MUST HAVE LIVED IN THE U.S. FOR THREE YEARS. Our teams are working tirelessly to provide a clean and safe environment for our Associates and customers. We continue to enhance and modify our protocols, as appropriate. This includes: --- Plexiglass guards at cash registers. --- Cleaning protocols that include hand sanitizer and supplies to clean throughout the day. --- Social Distancing by maintaining at least six feet between yourself and shoppers. --- Face masks and gloves for Associates to wear during their shifts. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: Less than 1 year Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Navy Exchange, Waukegan , Machine Operator, Other , Great Lakes, Illinois

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