Multineedle Chainstitch Machine Operator

Operate multineedle chainstitch sewing machine to shirr garment parts.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Multineedle Chainstitch Machine Operators do?

Operates multineedle chainstitch sewing machine to shirr garment parts by any of following methods: Guides garment part under shirring presser foot that evenly spaces gathers under needle; guides part under needles of machine threaded with elastic thread; guides parts and elastic cord under needles to shirr fabric. Secures specified number of needles into machine head. Performs duties as defined under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title. May sew multiple rows of flat trim to garment part. May sew decorative threads between rows of shirring, or shirr fabric with decorative stitch and be designated Smocking-Machine Operator.

Should I be a Multineedle Chainstitch Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Multi Needle Machine Operator, Multineedle Shirrer

    How to Become a
    Multineedle Chainstitch Machine Operator

    Most Multineedle Chainstitch Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9hacaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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