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Sewing Machine Operator

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Space Systems (OSS) develops, integrates, and applies new and innovative technologies to meet the challenges of working in space and other harsh environments. We are ideally positioned to meet the growing needs of NASA and the expanding commercial and Department of Defense (DOD) markets.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Are you passionate about solving complex problems? Join our dynamic team as a Sewing Machine Operator and become a vital contributor to our softgoods lab! As an integral part of our organization, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the flawless execution of sewing and technical operations on all types of aerospace products. You will have the opportunity to operate industrial or commercial sewing machines, holding close tolerances for products that we will send into space!

This role will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the thrilling world of aerospace softgoods. Your contributions will ensure that our products not only meet - but outperform all standards and expectations. As a Sewing Machine Operator, you'll find yourself at the forefront of innovation, collaborating with a passionate team who shares your dedication to excellence. If you're seeking to immerse yourself in an environment where your skills and expertise will make a genuine impact, we invite you to join our team!
We are seeking someone with a keen eye for detail, a strong commitment to owning their work, and providing superior quality. You should be a person who thrives in a diverse environment and who is comfortable communicating at all levels of the organization. To be successful in this role, you should have a sense of genuine, engaging curiosity, and a desire for growth and continuous learning.
You must successfully pass a sewing test administered during the interview process to demonstrate your capabilities.
Someone in this role would typically have a High School diploma and one (1) year of experience.
**This role requires wearing PPE on a regular basis, and may require overtime or non-standard work hours as needed to meet deadlines.**

Duties & Responsibilities

Some of your major responsibilities will include:

--- Completing machine set-ups for various types of material, including adjusting tension.
--- Performing sewing operations on industrial or commercial sewing machines and by hand as needed.
--- Performing cementing, cutting, and minor assembly operations.
--- Working with chemicals (i.e. adhesives and solvents) and Fabrics (fiberglass and ceramic).
--- Following written and verbal detailed instruction and read patterns/drawings.



--- Experience operating softgoods fabrication equipment including sewing machines, heat sealer, rivet press, power tools and/or hand tools.


--- Experience in an aerospace or industrial softgoods lab environment with emphasis on softgoods design and fabrication.
--- High school diploma or equivalent.
--- One (1) + years of experience in an aerospace or industrial environment.
--- Experience reading, understanding, and creating fabrication drawings and sketches.
--- Experience with fabrication processes for prototyping and flight softgoods products.
--- Experience with NASA/JSC, aerospace industry softgoods design and development.
--- Experience creating patterns and developing mockups for verifying form, fit and function of softgoods articles.
--- Experience packing softgoods, such as parachutes or other deployable items.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, veteran status,disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Houston , Sewing Machine Operator, Other , Houston, Texas

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