Serta Simmons Sewer in Cullman, Alabama

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Additional Titles for this Position: Bechick Operator, Blindstitch/Pillowtop, Border Join & Sew, Capping, Half-Capper, Closer, Label Sewer, Mattress Sewer, Overcast, Sewer, Sewing Repair, Sew-Taper

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Operates sewing machines to attach a "Laminated Panel" or "Velour Panel" to border material.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assembled panels and borders per established work instructions utilizing a variety of sewing machines (e.g., double overcaster, border quilter, serger). This includes sewing borders to panel cloth, producing mattress and box spring borders and covers, and overcasting both edges of quilted border material rolls

Operates sewing machines using foot lever and hand control and pushes aside finished covers

Stands up and pushes aside empty cart, and returns with a full cart of borders or panels

Performs all duties according to established safety and efficiency procedures

Maintains workstation in a neat, clean and orderly fashion

Performs minor maintenance on machines as needed including re-threading and replacing of needles as necessary

Sorts, folds and stacks covers, borders or panels as needed

Position is highly repetitious and involves occasional moving of moderately heavy materials

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum 18 years of age Basic English reading/writing skills

High school graduate or equivalent Basic ability to read/use a ruler, add/subtract and calculate fractions

Prior experience in sewing/textile industry utilizing related machines preferred

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities associated with the job. Other job-related duties may be assigned.

An affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer * Drug-Free Working Environment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC

Cullman Plant