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Industrial sewing machine operators

National Occupation Code (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.

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Alternate Job Titles

  • Automatic Sewing Machine Operator
  • Bag Sewer - Textile Manufacturing
  • Bag Sewer, Leather
  • Basting Machine Operator - Sewing
  • Basting Sewing Machine Operator, Automatic
  • Binding Machine Operator - Sewing
  • Binding Sewing Machine Operator
  • Binding Stitcher - Footwear Manufacturing
  • Blindstitch-sewing Machine Operator
  • Button Sewer, Machine
  • Button Stayer
  • Buttonhole Finisher
  • Buttonhole Machine Operator
  • Buttonhole Maker
  • Buttonhole Stayer
  • Canvas Goods Sewing Machine Operator
  • Carpet Binder
  • Carpet Sewer
  • Closer - Sewing
  • Closer Sewing Machine Operator
  • Cloth Mender
  • Commercial Sewing Machine Operator
  • Domestic Sewing Machine Operator
  • Double Needle Sewing Machine Operator
  • Double Needle Sewing Machine Stitcher
  • Drapery Header
  • Drapery Heading Maker
  • Drapery Sewer
  • Fabric Mender
  • Fabric Repairer
  • Factory Hat Sewer
  • Fancy Stitch Machine Operator
  • Footwear Sewer
  • Fur Goods Sewer
  • Fur Sewer
  • Fur Sewing Machine Operator
  • Garment Braid Maker - Garment Manufacturing
  • Garment Braider - Garment Manufacturing
  • Garment Mender - Sewing
  • Glove Stitcher
  • Hemmer Machine Operator - Sewing
  • Industrial Sewing Machine Operator
  • Joiner Sewing Machine Operator
  • Leather Garment Sewer
  • Leather Garment Sewing Machine Operator
  • Leather Glove Repairer
  • Leather Products Sewing Machine Operator
  • Leather Sewer
  • Leather-glove-stitching Machine Operator
  • Leather-sewing Machine Operator
  • Lining Sewer
  • Lining Stitcher
  • Machine Operator - Garment Manufacturing
  • Material Mender
  • Moccasin Sewer
  • Multineedle Sewing Machine Operator
  • Overcaster - Garment Manufacturing
  • Overcasting Machine Operator
  • Overedging Machine Operator
  • Overlock Sewing Machine Operator
  • Overseamer - Garment Manufacturing
  • Piping-sewing Machine Operator
  • Pocket Setter
  • Profile-pocket Sewing Machine Operator
  • Rug Joiner
  • Rug Sewer
  • Sample Sewer
  • Serger - Garment Manufacturing
  • Serging Machine Operator
  • Sewer - Garment Manufacturing
  • Sewer, Textile Products
  • Sewing Machine Operator
  • Shoe Parts Sewer
  • Shoe Sewer
  • Shoe Stitcher
  • Single-needle Sewing Machine Operator
  • Slide-fastener-sewing Machine Operator
  • Slipper Maker
  • Stitcher - Garment Manufacturing
  • Stitching Machine Operator - Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Stocking Stitcher
  • Tacking Machine Operator - Sewing
  • Textile Products Mender
  • Tufted Carpet Mender
  • Underwear Sewer
  • Vamp Stitcher
  • Zipper-sewing Machine Operator
  • Fur Sewing Machine Operator
  • Leather Products Sewing Machine Operator
  • Lining Stitcher
  • Sample Sewer
  • Serging Machine Operator
  • Sewing Machine Operator
  • Shoe Sewer

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