Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment, Grading and Skill Matrix

Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment

Sewing operator recruitment is a tough job in the apparel industry. To recruit the best quality and efficient operator, sewing operators have to stitch one, two or three bundle garments with good seam quality by a certain time, recruiter checks his/ her production capacity and product quality and can be seen how many operations an operator can do, these few criteria set his grading. Then, Grade, wise operator salary is fixed by sewing operator recruiter, garments manufacturer have own operator grade wise salary standard. Here in this article, you will have details idea of Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment, Grading and Skill Matrix.

Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment, Grading and Skill Matrix in Garments

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Sewing Operator Grading

Lots of factors have to consider when doing operator grading. First, we have to know what type of operation operator does, then the operator’s production efficiency and many others factor. Here you can see below information on how to grade sewing operator.

Sewing Operator Grading

SN. Operation Name M/C Type
“A” Grade Category
1 Pocket Attach SN
2 Placket Attach SN
3 Collar Attach SN
4 Collar Close SN
5 Zipper Join SN
6 Zipper Top Stitch SN
7 Placket Box Make SN
8 Neck Join OL
9 Sleeve Join OL
10 Side Seam OL
11 Bottom Join OL
12 Nk Piping  FL
13 Bottom Hem FL
14 Waist Band T /S Kansai
“B” Grade Category
1 Placket 1/16 Top Stitch SN
2 Bk Nk T/S (LBL T/S) SN
3 Back Rise Join OL
4 Front Rise Join OL
5 Shoulder Join OL
6 Front Nk T/S FL
7 Bk Nk Binding FL
8 Sleeve Hem FL
9 Arm Hole T/S FL
10 Shoulder Join OL
“C” Grade Category
1 Collar Tack SN
2 Side Vent Tack SN
3 Sleeve Inside tack SN
4 Sleeve Out Side Tack SN
5 BTN Hole BH
6 BTN Stitch BS
7 Bar Tack BT

Here,

  • SN – Single needle sewing machine
  • OL  -Overlock sewing machine
  • FL – Flat lock sewing machine
  • BH – Buttonhole sewing machine
  • BS – Button stitch sewing machine
  • BT – Bartack sewing machine

Explanation of Sewing Machine Operator Grading

  • For the each A grade operation giving 10 marks for 100% efficiency level up to a maximum of 8 operations, marks will be multiplying by the efficiency Percentage. (Example: 10X 0.7, if the efficiency level 70%.)
  • For each B grade operation giving 7 marks for 100% efficiency level up to a maximum of 8 operations, marks will be multiplying by the efficiency Percentage. (Example: 7X 0.7, if the efficiency level 70 %.)
  • For each C grade operation giving 5 marks for 100% efficiency level up to a maximum of 8 operations, marks will be multiplying by the efficiency Percentage. (Example: 5 X 0.7, if the efficiency level 70 %.)

General Grading of Sewing Machine Operator

  1. 10 marks will be given if the absenteeism less than 3%
  2. 5 Marks will be given for over one-year service in the factory
  3. 1 to 10 Marks will be given for types in satisfaction level of production management.
  4. To be an ‘A’ grade operators must have the ability to operate 3 different machine
  5. To be a ‘B’ grade operators, must have the ability to operate 3 different machine

Final Grading Based Marks of Sewing Machine Operator

  • 80> GRADE A
  • 70 > 80 GRADE B
  • 60 > 70 GRADE C

Sewing Operator Skills Matrix

Sewing operator skill matrix or summary is a database of operator production capacity of different operation, number of machine and operation with the name he can operate, these process efficiency, salary, date of join. The database makes in Excel (spreadsheet), keeping by IE department in the apparel industry. This database help factory to migrate operator to another operation, to find out best sewing operator easily, to do operator grading easily.

Sewing Machine Operator Recruitment, Grading and Skill Matrix

Sewing Operator Skill Summary List

  1. Number of operation can sew
  2. Number of sewing machine can operate
  3. Production capacity per operation
  4. Sewing efficiency
  5. Servicing period in factory
  6. Seam quality

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