Tape Edge Machine Operator

Paramount Industrial Cos., Inc.

washington, DC


We are looking for experienced Tape Edge Machine Operators who understands that quality matters!

Paramount Sleep is a third-generation, family-owned luxury mattress manufacturer based in Norfolk, VA since 1935, focused on teamwork, and offering competitive salary and benefits, and temperature-controlled workspaces.

We produce some of the most beautiful luxury mattresses for the best and most successful retailers and boutique hotels across the United States.

It is important for all Tape Edgers operators to have in depth knowledge of Tape edge sewing Machinery. They also need to have sound hand-eye coordination and be able to cope with moderate physical effort.

4-day work schedule Tuesday thru Friday 6:00am - 4:45pm.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (includes the following, however, other duties may apply.)

  • Ensures proper fabric tape is used per label description.
  • Operates leg-clutch to stop and start sewing machine.
  • Feeds materials into sewing machine as the tape edge machine is pulled around mattress. Re-threads machine as needed. 
  • Ensures quality standards are maintained.
  • Corrects any defective taping on mattresses.
  • Lifts or slides finished mattress onto take away conveyor.
  • Changes the needle and binding tape for the machine as needed.
  • Maintains clean work area and follows proper safety procedures. Sweeps floors as needed.
  • Makes any necessary machine adjustments and handles basic maintenance of machine such as lubrication.
  • Provide assistance to other Tape Edge Operators and areas of mattress building as requested.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • 1 year of Tape Edge Machine Operator Experience
  • Good eye/hand coordination
  • With assistance must be able to lift, push, or carry mattresses weighing 50 - 100+ lbs.
  • Ability to interpret and support standards, policies and procedures established by Paramount and Federal/State/Local agencies


  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)