Sewing Machine Operator (Sewer) | Located on the BARTA Bus Line

Reading, PA

Want to be a part of the brand that is the Choice of Champions? Take your career to the next level and join Elite Sportswear, the world leader in gymnastics apparel manufacturing! For over 35 years we have been committed to creating high quality garments and hiring high quality employees. If you are looking for an exciting employment opportunity with a growing, team-oriented company, you’ve come to the right place.

Join Elite Sportswear and help create the products worn by the US National Team, International Olympians, and World Champions. We are currently hiring for numerous Sewing Machine Operator openings at our Reading Headquarters.

Position Overview:

The Sewing Machine Operator will operate a sewing machine to construct garments. This job is performed in a manufacturing environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate a sewing machine
  • Check special order paperwork versus garment, embellishment, or stock piece-rate tickets for sewing instructions
  • Monitor machine stitch for quality and make machine adjustments where applicable
  • Fill out daily paper work and report any defects or mechanical problems


  • Previous sewing experience in a manufacturing environment preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate
  • Must have the ability to discern colors and shades
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and management
  • Ability to complete tasks with a moderate amount of supervision
  • Ability to read and write and do simple computation
  • This position requires being seated for long periods of time, occasional bending and stooping, frequent lifting and carrying up to 15 pounds, manual dexterity to manipulate fabric, and repetitive movement of fingers and hands

How to Apply:

To apply, please use the Indeed link, attend one of our job fairs, TEXT our HR team at 424-319-6044 or stop by to complete a job application.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

We Offer:

  • A clean, air-conditioned, caring, friendly, fun and safe work environment
  • Local on-site Avanti cafe’ market for employee convenience
  • Multiple shifts available including day and early evening with flexibility
  • We will help you coordinate transportation to and from work each – the public bus BARTA stops at our front door!
  • The opportunity to help create garments worn at the highest level of competition

Elite Sportswear offers competitive wages and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life & accident insurance, paid holidays, paid vacation, pet insurance, 401K retirement plan and more!

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