Bedieningspersoneel van naaimachines

ISCO-08-code: 
8153

ISCO 08 Code 8153      Sewing machine operators

Lead Statement
Sewing machine operators operate and monitor sewing machines to make, repair, darn and renovate textile, fur, synthetic or leather garments or embroider ornamental designs on garments or other materials. They operate button hole making and eyelet holing machines to cut holes, stitch around holes, stitch buttons and fix eyelets to garments.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • operating or tending sewing machines to perform garment sewing operations, such as joining, reinforcing,  seaming or decorating garments or garment parts;
  • attaching buttons, hooks, zippers, fasteners, or other accessories to fabric, using feeding hoppers or clamp holders;
  • tending semiautomatic sewing machines with multiple-sewing heads controlled by pattern chain that embroiders various designs on garments;
  • operating machines, such as single or double needle serging and flat-bed felling machines, to automatically join, reinforce, or decorate material or articles;
  • operating fur sewing machines to join fur pelt strips to required size and shape and join pelts into garment sections or shells;
  • operating stitching machines to sew leather parts together for leather garments, handbags, gloves
  • monitoring machine operation to detect problems such as defective stitching, breaks in thread, or machine malfunctions;
  • performing equipment maintenance tasks such as replacing needles.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, sewing
  • Machine-operator, sewing/embroidery
  • Machine-operator, sewing/textile products

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Embroiderer - 7533
  • Furrier - 7531
  • Handicraft worker, textiles - 7318
  • Sewer - 7533
  • Tailor - 7531

Notes
(NCvB; Mei 2010)