Last Updated: 06/08/2021

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DE Machine Operator



Position Summary

The Direct Embroidery Machine Operator is responsible for sewing all direct embroidery products (garment, hats, bags, etc.).



  • Essential Responsibilities:
  • -Responsible for reviewing work orders to determine the type and accurate location of the embroidery design on product.
  • -Using Production sheet, keep a tally of total pieces produced each day.
  • -Observe machines while sewing to detect defects in stitching that might indicate the machine is malfunctioning.
  • -Will cross-train to be a back-up on other machinery when necessary.
  • -Responsible for making sure that the finished product is accurate, if unsure will follow the processes in place.
  • -Must maintain clean and organized work area and perform minor maintenance on equipment.
  • -When necessary will assist in cleaning, packing and shipping stich out samples and garment orders.
  • -Regularly employs continuous improvement techniques and practices in all activities.
  • -Performs duties in compliance with Federal, state and local laws and regulations and adheres to all Penn Emblem policies and safety procedures.
  • -Performs other duties as required by business needs and as assigned by Production Manager and Plant Manager.
  • Static or Dynamic:
  • Dynamic
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Standing for long period, pushing down on items
  • Noise:
  • Somewhat noisy, but nothing too extreme
  • Smell:
  • n/a
  • Fine Motor:
  • EXTREME need for fine motor skills.
  • Accessibility:
  • Somewhat narrow but typical wheelchair should fit
  • Computer Skills:
  • Minimal. Using file explorer and USB devices.
  • Independent or Team Oriented:
  • Mostly independent
  • Complexity:
  • Can be complex to work with threading of the needles used by the machine. It also requires some problem solving to set-up items to be embroidered in the right spot.


  • Benefits for Full-Time Employees:
  • Medical
  • Dental and Vision coverage
  • 75k life insurance provided
  • Paid time off
  • 401K plan


  • No experience required.

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