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Machine Operator Twister

USA, Saulter


  • operate twist/doubling yarn making equipment
  • cross train to operate machinery carding, spinning, coning (include weighing up yarns)
  • patrol work area for quality and safety issues report problems to the appropriate team members
  • coordinate with off-going shift, including talking daily with arriving and departing shift counterparts and other staff concerning run information, ongoing problems, changeovers, etc.
  • read production schedules and monitor feeding process, take corrective action when needed
  • read and monitor SPC charts and other computerized information
  • patrol automated machinery for malfunctions and correct problem(s)
  • clean machinery and work area
  • assist coworkers in all areas as needed
  • periodically operate Mirada machine
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, and sustainability and environmental initiatives


  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must be able to read manuals, production schedules, computer screens, written materials
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities
  • must be able to cross train
  • work independently and as part of team
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy


  • manufacturing experience


  • must be able to lift and carry bulky/heavy objects (up to 50 lbs. without mechanical assistance)
  • continuous walking, standing, bending, twisting, reaching, stooping, and crouching
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
  • must be able to distinguish various yarn properties, such as color shading, texture, weight
  • must have manual dexterity and visual acuity
  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
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