Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

Here are a few things you should know:
  • This site is mobile friendly. You do not need a log-in or password to access information.
  • Jobs on this site are original and unduplicated and come from three sources: the Federal government, state workforce agency job banks, and corporate career websites. All jobs are vetted to ensure there are no scams, training schemes, or phishing.
  • The site is refreshed daily to remove out-of-date content.
  • The newest jobs are listed first, so use the search features to match your interests. You can look for jobs in a specific geographical location, by title or keyword, or you can use the military crosswalk. You may want to do something different from your military career, but you undoubtedly have skills from that occupation that match to a civilian job.

Job Information

SAYRE ENTERPRISES INC Embroidery Machine Operator in Buena Vista, Virginia


Sayre offers 2 daylight shifts to choose from: 4 - 10 hour days (Monday - Thursday, 6AM-4:30PM) OR 5 - 8 hour days (Monday - Friday, 7AM - 3:30PM)

Sayre offers a great Benefitprogram including, but not limited to PTO, 10.5 paid Holidays, Sick Leave, EAP program, Insurances including Medical, Dental, Group Life, STD and LTD, Additional Life, Accident, Cancer and Critical Illness plus matching 401K! Our facility is temperature controlled - no burning up in the summer or freezing in the winter.


Embroidery Machine Operator


Embroidery Department


Embroidery Department Manager


Embroidery machine operator is responsible for operating multi-head embroidery machines to embroider names, initials, or decorative designs on garments, material, or uniform accessories.


  • Ability to draw thread through guides, tensions, and needles and adjusts tensions, threads, and bobbins according to fabric type.
  • Ability to hoop and center material to prepare for processing on embroidery machine.
  • Ability to observe embroidery sewing operations to detect defects in stitching that indicate machine malfunction and notify supervisor of malfunction.
  • Ability to inspect garments for defects or damage, repair defective embroidery or fills in blanks left by embroidery machine.
  • Must be dependable and self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and communicate well with manager and team leaders.
  • Ability to maintain speed and efficiency and be fully committed to excellent customer service.
  • Ability to maintain department production demand numbers.
  • Ability to accurately count and follow written directions
  • Pay attention to the quality of both the starting product and the finished product
  • Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and have discernment for colors and detail.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management


``` - QUALIFICATIONS: - High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. - General Computer skills preferred but not required - Manufacturing experience preferred but not required


Continually required to stand and walk (8-10 hours per day and up to 2-4 hours overtime as needed)

Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity

Continually required to talk and hear and visually see.

Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Must be able to move, lift and push up to 30lb