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Choosing to work at Duvaltex means joining a journey to be a voice of change. It is choosing to make a difference by contributing to the development and manufacturing of innovative and sustainable fabrics.

We take care of our people

Our people are at the heart of our success. We believe in collaboration, coaching and development. We work hard to support our employees every day and provide them with an experience that demonstrates our appreciation all while ensuring mutual long-term prosperity.

- Social benefit program
- Employee and family assistance program
- Continuous training and development
- Career path
- Company internship program

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Vice President of Sales
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“ What I love best about my work are the daily challenges. The textile industry is a very innovative sector. This allows me to work on large scale projects and I am truly proud! ”

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Position Department Country Location
Machine Operators See job details Yarn Making United States Guilford Maine
Assembler See job details Merchandising Services United States Guilford, Maine
Teknit Knitter See job details Knitting United States Grand Rapids, Michigan
Customer Care Services Representative See job details Customer Care United States Guilford, Maine or Grand Rapids, Michigan
Boiler Operator See job details Maintenance United States Guilford, Maine
Chemical Dye Engineer See job details Dyehouse United States Guilford, Maine
Machine Operator Backup Dyer See job details Dyehouse United States Guilford, Maine
Machine Operators
Yarn Making
Guilford Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities : 

  • operate a variety of textile manufacturing machinery
  • work cooperatively with other employees in a team oriented environment
  • meet multiple fast paced production goals
  • must patrol, monitor and promptly attend to machine lights/alarms, issues, report as needed
  • willingness to support other areas of the department, cross train as needed
  • perform routine housekeeping duties
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • must have a strong attention to detail
  • must be able to prioritize duties and maintain schedule requirements
  • demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • manufacturing experience


Physical Demands:

  • ability to frequently lift/carry bulky and heavy objects up to 50 lbs
  • must have manual dexterity, auditory and visual acuity
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
  • ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • frequent standing, walking, climbing, stooping, bending, reaching, twisting, kneeling, crouching
     

Interested Associates and applicants must submit a job interest form or résumé to human resources. Positions will be filled as soon as possible.

Assembler
Merchandising Services
Guilford, Maine, United States

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • grade and hand cut fabric into large groupings
  • stack fabric in the proper color sequence for each particular requirement
  • use electric swatch cutting machine, operate electric shears
  • operate high speed sewing machine
  • use of printing equipment
  • place swatches on a pre-taped or pre-glued book, place tags on fabric samples
  • place cover over swatches (called flapping), wipe off excess glue
  • check for flaws and material being straight in book
  • inspect and maintain fabric inventory and report low status to supervisor/manager for reorder
  • willing and able to cross train on all jobs in the department
  • calculate number of samples/yardage needed for specific job
  • prepare fabric for all swatch cards and memo samples, pick customer orders
  • accurate and detailed data entry
  • package and ship orders (tape, shrink wrap, and box product)
  • operate PC , Salesorder (dept software), AS400, operate FEDEX and UPS terminals
  • perform routine housekeeping duties
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • mathematical skills are required
  • must be able prioritize and fulfill weekly production requirements
  • communicate professionally with vendors and other departments 
  • ability to communicate quality problems to supervisors and coworkers
  • willingness to flex schedule, as needed
  • ability to work with little or no supervision and make sound decisions impacting quality and productivity
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities


PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE :

  • textile experience


PHYSICAL DEMANDS :

  • must have manual dexterity and visual acuity
  • ability to cut straight lines on fabric
  • frequent walking, standing, sitting, bending, twisting, reaching, stooping and crouching
  • must be able to lift and carry bulky and heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
Teknit Knitter
Knitting
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • run industrial knitting machines efficiently and effectively as assigned by the supervisor
  • assist with additional machines as necessary to insure efficiency is maintained
  • material handle, audit and steam additional parts as necessary
  • must be able to make, identify, and repair knitting flaws
  • read and interpret directions on work orders for machine program selection and part measurement requirements for length, width or weight
  • ensure the upkeep of a clean and safe work area on a daily basis
  • record inventory transactions in DATATEX computer and complete necessary paperwork
  • work to increase knowledge of machine repairs and knitting procedures
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES :

  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • willingness to work overtime when required due to production requirements/customer demand
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must wear appropriate proper personal protective equipment
  • must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • must be able to prioritize duties and maintain efficiency standards/requirements
  • must have strong attention to detail


PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE :

  • manufacturing experience 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS :

  • standing, and/or walking for a minimum of 8 hours
  • frequent bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • ability to extend and uplift arms
  • use of hands and fingers to handle needles and for sewing  ability to recognize subtle color differences and identify color matching discrepancies in yarns and knit parts
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
Customer Care Services Representative
Customer Care
Guilford, Maine or Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • provide exceptional support and creative solutions for customers and territory managers
  • be on the lookout for ways to improve each customer's experience
  • must be a sensitive and skillful communicator both on the phone and email, who can adapt your tone and communication style depending on your audience
  • general product and process knowledge of Guilford of Maine product categories
  • communicate with internal and external customers, account managers, service support, quality, appropriate management, operations, sales service, and merchandising services personnel
  • provide back up support for Sales Service Specialist with data and phone queue
  • administrative tasks as required
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • two years marketing/sales experience
  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, website)
  • contract textile knowledge desired but not mandatory
  • a self-starter who takes ownership and pride in your work
  • a creative and innovative problem solver
  • must have patience, consistency and empathy
  • a master multitasker who is extremely organized and attentive to detail
  • highly proficient in navigating multiple tabs and windows
  • ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team
  • excellent decision making, judgment and interpersonal skills
  • ability to stay energized and motivated in high-volume work environment
  • must be flexible in terms of work schedules
  • must have data entry ability with a high level of accuracy
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must be able to prioritize duties and maintain schedule requirements
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities using supporting applications


Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Salesorder.com


Physical Demands

  • must be able to lift between 5 and 10 pounds consistently (normal office work lifting) and up to 25 pounds or more occasionally
  • extensive walking and/or sitting may be required
  • extensive use of keyboards/computer terminals, and phones/headsets
Boiler Operator
Maintenance
Guilford, Maine, United States

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : 

  • responsible for the operation of:
      -   two 350 HP combination wood and oil fired HRT high pressure steam boilers      
      -   one oil fired 300 HP Cleaver Brooks Scotch Marine high pressure steam boiler   
      -   four feed water pumps
      -   three oil pumps
      -   five chemical pumps, and all associated auxiliary equipment
    *work on a rotating schedule which includes weekends and holidays
  • perform critical duties during emergency evacuations and other safety related tasks
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • must possess a State of Maine high pressure boiler operator license or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • *must be able to work overtime as needed
  • basic understanding of boiler chemicals and their use
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • ability to operate skid steer equipment
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • ability to work in confined space
  • must be able to work without supervision and use sound judgment
  • basic computer skills necessary
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities


PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • experience in automatic wood boilers desirable
  • boiler and fire room operations


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds
  • frequent standing, walking, bending, twisting, reaching, climbing, balancing, stooping and crouching
  • must have visual acuity and manual dexterity
  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • must be able and willing to climb stairs and ladders
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
     

Interested Associates and applicants must submit job interest form or résumé to the human resources department  Positions will be filled as soon as possible.

Chemical Dye Engineer
Dyehouse
Guilford, Maine, United States

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : 

  • oversee all aspects of each shift to ensure production requirements are met
  • operation of equipment and ensuring that production schedule is followed
  • monitor inventory for chemical and dyes
  • work with dyes and chemicals within the guidelines of appropriate Safety Data Sheets
  • promote and maintain a safe work environment for associates
  • responsible for establishing and maintaining strong communication lines, both within the department, and with surrounding areas
  • ensure timely and accurate delivery of goods into the department, and finished material out of the department
  • responsible for passing shades and sample preparation, presentation to color matching computer, and a thorough visual assessment of the shade
  • work with all chemical and dye suppliers on issues or new chemistry
  • work with lab to develop new shades and to approve all dye symbols on each lot received
  • work closely with shop associates to ensure all parts are ordered and received
  • manage Kronos System in Package Dye, Stock Dye and Dye Lab (i.e. punch approval, adjustments, etc.)
  • monitor and maintain housekeeping of dye houses
  • assist off shifts to solve problems and ensure there is a smooth flow of production
  • to manage quality through seconds report, also work with other departments in quality issues, reducing waste from the department
  • work closely with associates to address questions/concerns that may arise
  • regular follow-up to coordinate procedure changes, quality issues, safety matters, etc. across all shifts
  • work closely with HR on performance and corrective action matters
  • attend daily meetings (i.e. quality, various manufacturing)
  • multiple tasks in the AS-400 (i.e. monitor dye process, inventory, etc.)
  • work closely with department managers and supervisors within manufacturing
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • must have engineer or technician textile, chemical engineer or experience equivalent
  • proven ability to lead others and achieve positive results
  • demonstrated capacity to meet aggressive deadlines with multiple priorities
  • ability to operate a computer with an understanding of internal software packages
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • proven ability to exercise sound judgment and the ability to work with confidential information
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • must be able to communicate professionally with coworkers and other departments


PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • prior manufacturing experience
  • knowledge of dyeing and dyehouse operation helpful


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
  • must have manual dexterity and color acuity
  • frequent walking, standing, sitting, bending, twisting, reaching, stooping and crouching
  • must be able to lift and carry bulky and heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • extensive use of keyboards/computer terminals
Machine Operator Backup Dyer
Dyehouse
Guilford, Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • operate a variety of different equipment including presses, dryers, and kettles
  • mix dyes and chemicals for use in dyeing products
  • weigh quantities of powdered or liquid dyes and chemicals
  • follow formula sheets, use computer for dye formulas
  • must monitor and promptly attend to machine alarms (i.e. Thies, Ovum)
  • operate all package dye machinery, sample, load, and unload
  • cross train on stock dye equipment
  • assist with inventory of chemicals, dyes, and yarns, use barcode system for yarn inventories
  • pour dyes and chemicals into mixing tank and turn valves to admit water into tank
  • start mixer that dissolves dye solution
  • operate buttons that send mixed solution through a pipe down into kettle area
  • maintain inventory of dyes and chemicals
  • notify purchaser when supplies are needed
  • back up for lead on all shifts
  • monitor and operate microprocessors for dye process
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability and environmental initiatives


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities
  • must be able to work independently and in a team environment
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • must have computer knowledge and mathematical skills
  • must be able to operate a pallet jack


Preferred Skills and Experience

  • knowledge of color theory and dye house operation


Physical Demands

  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
  • must be able to read and write
  • frequent standing, walking, climbing, bending, reaching, twisting, handling and finger dexterity
  • ability to frequently push and pull heavily loaded yarn carts and racks 50 pounds+
  • must have auditory acuity and 20/40 corrected vision for near vision work, color identity
  • must have hand, eye, and foot coordination
  • ability to pass respiratory fit testing
  • ability to occasionally lift up to 75 lbs
  • ability to frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • ability to pass Munsell color testing

 

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