• SEWING MACHINE OPERATORS

    TradeWinds Services Inc.
    Job Description

    INDUSTRIAL
    SEWING MACHINE OPERATORS

    Full-Time positions available
    TradeWinds Services, Inc. has been contracting with the US Department of Defense for over 30 years. Garments produced to meet military specifications include disposable coveralls, cloth smocks, tunics, chef coats, and women’s slacks. 
     
    We seek individuals who have high attention to detail, are very precise, and can stay on task. Technical sewing skills required*. Experience of 1-2 years industrial sewing preferred, however, will consider home sewing skills. Industrial sewing machine used, including single needle, double needle, lockstitch, blind stitch. Skill level tested at interview. Required to maintain high quality while meeting production level standard minimum of 80%. High school diploma or GED preferred.
     
    Hours: Monday – Friday (7:00a – 3:30p)
    Pay: 100% productivity can earn up to $12.50/hr
    (occasional overtime)

    Benefits available for full-time positions after 90 days.
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     * FREE INDUSTRIAL SEWING CLASSES AVAILABLE
    TradeWinds offers free industrial sewing classes to individuals who may have limited or no sewing experience on industrial sewing machines. The goal is to develop skills to advance to be a candidate for hire as a full-time Sewing Operator.
    Classes are available Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday with sessions either 9:30 - 11:30 am OR 12 noon - 2:00 pm. Open Enrollment/Exit is based on individual base skills and personal progress.
     
    Come in and see our operation in person:
    TradeWinds Services
    3189 East 83rd Place
    Merrillville, IN 46410

    (1/4 mile south of US 30 on Colorado St)
    Or Call Lynn, Director of Industries
     at 219-945-0100, ext. 201
    or to Apply online:
    www.tradewindsnwi.org/careers/
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    TradeWinds is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action employer.  TradeWinds does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, citizenship, national origin, disability, genetics, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, military status or any federal, state or local anti-discrimination laws. Temporary Work Permit acceptable.
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