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Industrial Sewing Machine Operator Posted on Apr 16, 2018 by Horizon Tarps Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $14.00 to $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 30, 2018
Job Requirements


Horizon Tarps Ltd.




No degree, certificate or diploma

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Single needle machine
  • Multi-needle machine
  • Fusing machine
  • Double needle machine
  • Industrial sewing machine


Experience an asset

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

Operate machines to join sections of garments or other articles into finished products on a piece-work or production basis

Work Site Environment

  • Odours
  • Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Sewing Experience


Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Apr 30, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Industrial Sewing Machine Operator is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Sewing Machine Operators

Interest in operating single, double and multi-needle, serging, flat bed felling, banding and other sewing machines to sew and overcast edges of materials simultaneously, and to sew leather parts together for garments, handbags, shoes and other articles


Interest in comparing to select threads according to specifications and colours of fabrics, and to operate fur sewing machines to join pelt strips to required sizes and shapes and to join pelts into garment sections and shells; and in completing production reports


Interest in operating tackers, pocketsetters, buttonhole makers and fusing, hemmer and other machines to finish garments and other articles, and in using sewing machines, sergers and other machines to repair garments and other articles during manufacturing

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 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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