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Embroidery Machine Operator


Motiv Custom Apparel

Date Posted

November 15, 2022


  • Location Medicine Hat, AB
  • Earnings $17.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 15, 2022
Job Requirements


Motiv Custom Apparel




No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work setting

Fabric embroidery shop


  • Repair minor mechanical problems such as broken or defective needles
  • Set up looms or other processing machines
  • Notify supervisor or repairers of mechanical malfunctions
  • Read loom patterns and prepare loom pattern mechanisms for processing
  • Verify equipment's efficiency
  • Investigate machine stoppages
  • Operate machines that produce twine, ropes or nets
  • Make adjustments to machinery
  • Operate large automatic multi-needle machines to embroider or to sew lengths of several layers of material
  • Patrol machines and check fabrics or products for defects and to verify efficient operation

Type of fabric preparation machines


Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?


Experience an asset

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Embroidery Machine Operator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Weavers, Knitters and Other Fabric-Making Occupations

Interest in controlling machines that produce twine, ropes and nets; knitting machines that produce knitted fabrics, hosiery, garments and other products; carpet tufting machines, felt making needle-punch machines; and other machines that produce textile products


Interest in comparing to read loom patterns and prepare loom pattern mechanisms for processing


Interest in speaking to notify supervisors and repairers of mechanical malfunctions; and in investigating machine stoppages, and in operating automatic multi-needle machines to embroider material and sew yard goods, quilts and mattress coverings

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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