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Fastener Sewing Machine Operator

Tend machines that sew fasteners to continuous strips of binding tapes.

What does a Fastener Sewing Machine Operator do?

Tends one or more machines that automatically sew fasteners, such as hooks and eyes, to continuous strips of binding tape. Fills hopper of machine with fasteners. May measure hook and eye spacing, using ruler, and examine tape for defects, such as misplaced stitching or discoloration. May tend machine equipped with button sewing adaptor to stitch metal tips to corners of umbrella covers and be designated Tipping-Machine Operator. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC Master Title.