Sewing Operator-Weekend


Hollander Sleep Products is now hiring for Weekend Associates. Do you prefer working weekends and getting paid for a ful work week? If so, you should join our team.

Objectives:?To sew pillows and comforters with accuracy and speed, to meet company expectations

Reports To:?Department supervisor, production manager.

Job Responsibilities:

Perform a wide range sewing activities for the department.

Essential Function/Duties:

  • Place spools of thread, cord, or other materials on spindles, insert bobbins, and thread ends through machine guides and components.

  • Perform equipment maintenance tasks such as replacing needles, cleaning sewing machines, troubleshooting.

  • Start and operate or tend machines, such as single or double needle surging and flat-bed filling machines, to automatically join, reinforce, or decorate material or articles.

  • Guide pillow and comforter shells or shell parts under machine needles and presser feet to sew parts together.

  • Sew tags, zippers, or other customer requested material onto pillow.

  • Use scissors to cut excess material or thread from finished products


Sewers must have good manual dexterity, attention to detail and hand-eye coordination. In addition, they must be able to read and follow directions.

Competencies:?Full knowledge of sewing techniques and sewing machine components.

Quality Standards:?Able to sew an average of 4-5 pillows per minute, and 1-2 comforters per minute.

Time Spent performing task:?Sewing 98%, Cleaning 1%, replacing parts and replenishing supply 1%

Physical Factors:?Must be able to work in a production warehouse environment. Must work well under pressure, and work well with change.

Working Conditions:?Eight hour days, five days a week; occasional overtime as needed.

Disclaimer:?The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Work Environmental & Physical Demands: Although our warehouse is well lighted and well ventilated, the air may contain dust and particles from the materials used in the trade. Warehouse may also be noisy from machinery and air hoses. Employees may receive minor cuts and scratches when working with sharp tools and rough surfaces. May work overtime during peak seasons and may also be slow periods with little work to no work. Will perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms, legs, and moving your whole body, such as lifting, reaching, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

While performing duties of this job, would occasionally be required to:

  • Stand; reach with hands and arms, use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls.

  • Using hands and arms in handling, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things

  • Perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Perform repetitive functions for long periods of time


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