Summary Industrial Sewing Machine Operator near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as an industrial sewing machine operator. The following information is applicable to all Industrial sewing machine operators (NOC 9446).
Industrial sewing machine operators operate sewing machines to sew fabric, fur, leather or synthetic materials to produce or repair garments and other articles. They are employed in clothing, footwear, textile products, fur products and other manufacturing establishments and by furriers.
High school or specific training
High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required
Median wage in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
The job prospects are fair in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised near Vancouver (BC)
- Operate machines to join sections of garments or other articles into finished products on a piece-work or production basis
- Operate sewing machines or sew by hand
- Set in sleeves, pockets, collars and other garment pieces
- Use sewing guides and tension devices
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