Kelly Services Machine Operator in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Job Description

Kelly Services has a great 1st shift local opportunity for you!!

JOB SUMMARY: Operates sewing machine to stitch rolled edges of filled and tufted mattresses to reinforce their boxlike shape, or to stitch padding and fabric covering around innersprings used in mattress.

Positions mattress on table for sewing, adjusting machine according to thickness of mattress.

Feeds material into sewing machine as machine is moved around mattress. Rolls and inserts mattress edge under machine needle, guiding edge under needle as machine travels slowly around table.



  • Move mattress from line to work table

  • Thread tape edge machine with proper tape

  • Choose correct tape from the list of loaded tape

  • Input size of mattress to be sewn

  • Line mattress up with sewing head

  • Start machine

  • Guide edges of mattress into sewing head

  • When finished cut tape and bend back inside and finish sewing to create a finished edge

  • Operator uses control pad to flip mattress.

  • Line up mattress with sewing head

  • Start machine

  • Guide edges of mattress into sewing head

  • When finished cut tape and bend back inside and finish sewing to create a finished edge

  • Operator then uses control pad to move mattress onto edge conveyor.


  • Obtain Supplies such as tape and thread

  • Repair of own mistakes

  • Warranty repair work as needed

  • Redo of work to product specification

  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment

  • Other duties as necessary


  • Use of hands and fingers (grasping, handling and feeling), reaching with hands and arms with eye hand coordination;

  • Requires considerable use of your hands, arms, back/shoulders and legs. Moving your whole body including twisting, reaching, pulling, kneeling, stooping, balancing, walking, and handling of materials.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, often bending and twisting.

  • Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus.

  • Ability to speak and communicate effectively with the ability to read and interpret details and documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, operations and maintenance instructions and labeling.

  • Ability to lift, carry, push or pull objects up to 100 lbs.

  • Able to work around noise, moving machinery, exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity, and exposure to dust.


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