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Title:  Sewer/Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Req ID:  2741
Job Category:  Manufacturing / Truck Driver

Janesville, WI, US, 53546

Dare to Dream!


At Serta Simmons Bedding, we dare to dream and work differently. We’re proud to be one of the largest bedding manufacturers in North America and lead the way with our iconic brands - Serta®, Beautyrest®, Simmons® and Tuft & Needle®.

When you join our company, you become part of winning team that is excited and committed to helping our customers get a good night’s sleep.

Fueled by care for our people and their safety, we provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, and employee perks, and most importantly, the chance to make a positive impact in the lives of our customers.

What You'll Do:

  • Operates sewing machines to produce mattress panels, various types of box spring covers and other sewn items as needed in the manufacturing process.
  • Using both hands, carefully positions all materials for sewing. Operates sewing machines using foot lever while continually positioning materials with both hands. Pushes aside finished cover. Re-threads sewing machines and replaces needles as needed. Reloads capping machines with binding tape rolls. Stands up and pushes aside empty cart, and returns with a full cart of covers. Performs all duties according to established safety and efficiency procedures. Maintains workstation in a neat, clean and orderly fashion. Performs minor maintenance on machines as needed. Sorts, folds and stacks panels as needed. Attaches labels, and performs other jobs in the sewing area as requested. 

How You'll Do It:


  • Basic ability to read, write and understand English.
  • Basic ability to read/use a ruler, add/subtract and calculate fractions.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Good organizational skills and detail orientation.
  • Good eye/hand coordination.
  • The job is highly repetitions and work involves occasional moving of moderately heavy materials.
  • Work also involves exposure to usual hazards found in a manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience in sewing/textile industry utilizing related machines desired.
  • Initial training period is approximately one week; requires ability to reach minimum 125% efficiency on consistent basis after 30 calendar days of service.  

What You'll Bring:

Results Focus
Project Management
Problem Solving/Analysis

Come Dream With Us!


When you join Serta Simmons Bedding, you become part of our 220-year legacy of sleep solutions with endless opportunities to impact our future for centuries to come.

Once you’re here, you’ll be part of a winning company that invests and supports our team members’ career journeys.  We offer competitive benefits, job training, learning and development, and other employee perks such as our employee discount on all products.


  • Health, Dental, and Vision (starts on day one)
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • 12 company holidays
  • Sick days
  • Employee discounts
  • Referral Bonus


SSB requires COVID vaccination for all roles that require air travel and/or any attendance at our corporate offices. In addition to the SSB policy, employees are required to comply with COVID policies established by a vendor or customer.


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment, based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed/religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping or expression), medical condition genetic information (including family medical history), or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.


SSB will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who need them, as required by law.

Nearest Major Market: Madison