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Mender/Sewing Machine Operator

Company: Novo Healthcare Services
Location: Mebane
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Novo Health Services, delivers a range of specialized outsourced services to healthcare providers and other clients concerned with health management. These services are aimed at supporting our customers to improve the quality and efficiency of their activities, while reducing risks to their patients and clients. Novo Health Services is rapidly growing our business and offers a dynamic environment, challenging work, and opportunity.


Operate sewing machine to perform a sewing task as assigned. Recognizes the segment of the materials that is to be sewn. Guides parts under needle, using fingers and hands, and following edges, seams, guides on machines manual or automated. Puts various components together and sews to make a part(s) for a finished product. Places spools of thread on spindle and draws thread through machine guides, tensions and eye of needle.

Observes or feels stitching to detect defects and notifies supervisor of repair

needs when defects are caused by machine malfunction. Other duties as



* Perform tasks in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
* Previous production experience. Experience operating a sewing machine is preferred.
* Must be able to communicate with manager, supervisor and co-workers.
* Minimal standing required when moving carts, obtaining raw materials.
* Requires ability to sit for long periods of time bend slightly from the waist to move

material through sewing machine.

* Constantly push/pull fabric through sewing machine using arms and hands; from a

seated position.

* Must be able to lift an armful of unfinished/finished fabric and materials; weight adjusted according to individual ability and comfort level.
* Work within established productivity and quality standards.
* Make recommendations to facility management for methods of improvement.
* Mentor and train fellow associates after mastery of tasks.
* Ability to read and understand all Standard Operating Procedures.
* Keep work station neat and clean.
* Other duties as assigned.


No prior experience required.


High School diploma or GED preferred.

Production and/or assembly experience preferred.

* Detail-oriented.
* Able to learn quickly.
* Able to perform repetitive physical motion at a work station for a minimum of two hours at a time.
* Willing and capable of working on different assignments within the facility or designated area.
* Good manual dexterity.
* Able to stand on feet for long periods.
* Ability to read and understand all Standard Operating Procedures.




Work is performed in a fast-paced indoor production area with little exposure to dust and high temperatures; moderate exposure to noise; climate-controlled environment; controlled access.



Novo Health Services is dedicated to providing innovative infection prevention, decontamination, and health science technologies, products and services.

Novo Health Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status.

Keywords: Novo Healthcare Services, Durham , Mender/Sewing Machine Operator, Other , Mebane, North Carolina

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