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Border Join & Sew - Mattress Assembler

Company: Serta
Location: Janesville
Posted on: May 5, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Border Join & Sew - Mattress Assembler

Req ID: 1267

Job Category: Manufacturing / Truck Driver


Janesville, WI, US, 53546

Job Family

Plant Hourly




MFG Hourly

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Operates sewing machines to produce mattress panels, various types of box spring covers and other sewn items as needed in the manufacturing process.


Using both hands, carefully positions all materials for sewing. Operates sewing machines using foot lever while continually positioning materials with both hands. Pushes aside finished cover. Re-threads sewing machines and replaces needles as needed. Reloads capping machines with binding tape rolls. Stands up and pushes aside empty cart, and returns with a full cart of covers. Performs all duties according to established safety and efficiency procedures. Maintains workstation in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. Performs minor maintenance on machines as needed. Sorts, folds and stacks panels as needed. Attaches labels, and performs other jobs in the sewing area as requested.

Functional/Technical Competencies



Basic ability to read, write and understand English. Basic ability to read/use a ruler, add/subtract and calculate fractions. Must be at least 18 years of age. Basic mathematical skills. Good organizational skills and detail orientation. Good eye/hand coordination. The job is highly repetitions and work involves occasional moving of moderately heavy materials. Work also involves exposure to usual hazards found in a manufacturing environment. Prior experience in sewing/textile industry utilizing related machines desired. Initial training period is approximately one week; requires ability to reach minimum 125% efficiency on consistent basis after 30 calendar days of service.

Job Factors/Work Environments

Key Relationships

Production Manager and/or Production Supervisor


Results Focus

Project Management



Problem Solving/Analysis

Serta Simmons Bedding is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a Drug-Free Working Environment. It is committed to not discriminating and treating all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Nearest Major Market: Madison

Keywords: Serta, Janesville , Border Join & Sew - Mattress Assembler, Other , Janesville, Wisconsin

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