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Thursday, July 1, 2021

EMBROIDERY-MACHINE OPERATOR (5) POSTS at Caliber First Group Limited



JOB LOCATION: Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Company Name: Caliber Publishers

Caliber Publishers deals with printing services of all promotional items. Its services cut across

Embroidery, digital printing, Offset printing, large format printing among others. It has been in

operations since 2017, and is growing its market shares and Customers accordingly.



1) Operates sewing machine to embroider name, initial, or decorative designs on garments, household articles, material, or uniforms and to stitch cording, braid, or emblems on material or garments, following stamped design or working freehand without guide or markings: Reads work order to determine type and location of embroidery.

2) Selects size and color thread and draws it through machine guides and bobbin.

3) Turns setscrews to regulate machine settings.

4) Positions article under presser foot and presses pedal or knee control to start machine and control speed of sewing.

5) Guides fabric under needle with left hand or turns hand crank under feed bed to guide material, following stamped pattern or by freehand.

6) Observes sewing operation to detect defects in stitching that indicate machine malfunction and notifies supervisor of malfunction.

7) May draw guide freehand on fabric.

8) May pin tissue paper pattern on fabric to be used as guide.

9) May use embroidery hoops to hold fabric taut.

10) May smooth embroidered area, using hand iron.

11) May repair defective embroidery or fill in blanks left by embroidery machine.

12) May operate automatic embroidery machines with multiple sewing heads controlled by perforated pattern tape.

13) May be designated according to type of work done as Cloth Numbered; Letterer.

14) When operating embroidery machine to sew tape or braiding to garment to form embroidery design, may be designated Corder.

Education and Qualifications:

1)At least 2 years working experience in a busy production office

2) Completion of a course in design or similar would be advantageous.

3)Bi-lingual – English and Swahili language if possible and MUST be a Tanzanian national

4) The ability to read and understand instructional manuals.

5) Being able to operate Plotter Machine and Large Format Machine will be an added advantage.


1)Excellent troubleshooting and analytical skills.

2)Excellent administrative abilities and attention to detail.

3)Flexibility and availability when needed and working after hours.


Please send your CV’s and Cover Letter to this email address:


Due date is 5th July 2021 at 03:30 pm.