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Operator Sewing Machine I - 1st Shift Garnett Department at Hollander Sleep Products in Pottsville, Pennsylvania

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Fast Paced Manufacturing Position!

Competitive Benefit Package

$2,000 Sign-on Bonus Available

For over 100 years, Hollander Sleep Products has been the largest pillow manufacturer in North American developing high-quality bedding products under names like Ralph Lauren, Nautica, Pacific Coast Feather, Live Comfortably and many more.

Hollander associates enjoy a wide range of affordable benefits, varied shift options, overtime, training, advancement opportunities, paid time off, and so much more!


The Sewing Machine Operator operates overlock, single needle and/or side seam sewing machine for the purpose of closing the opening through which synthetic or natural fillings are inserted into pillow ticks, comforter shells, cushions and/or and other related products with accuracy and speed, to meet company expectations. Associates in this role may have varied job duties based on assigned machine and department requirements.

This position places a strong significance on effective teamwork, clear communication, sound judgment, safety orientation, achieving and maintaining production efficiency and a dedication to the quality of our product.

All Hollander associates play a crucial role in meeting our customer requirements and are expected after initial training to perform with minimal supervision. Associates may be asked to assist with other duties and work in other departments when needed to meet those requirements.


* Good manual dexterity
* Attention to detail and hand-eye coordination.
* Skilled at utilizing proper sewing techniques and understand sewing machine components
* Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
* Ability to read, write and follow directions
* Capable of following instructions
* Ability to work repetitive jobs at a fast pace.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, most of the time is spent sitting in the same location; grasping products to be sewn, some twisting motion at waistline or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 20 lbs). At times it may be necessary to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The Associate is occasionally required to climb or balance.

Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Manufacturing / Production Floor: While performing the duties of this job, the Associate is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate however there may be areas designated as Hearing Protection required and provided earplugs are mandatory in those areas.

Not all areas of the plant and warehouse are climate controlled and exposure to heat and/or cold can occur. The Associate is frequently exposed to dust and floating particles used in the manufacturing, storage and inventory of raw materials and finished goods. EEO/Vet Disabled