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Be part of a skilled and motivated team

We work hard to hire the right people—in our mills, our offices, and our New York design studios. We look for candidates who show leadership and initiative and work well as part of a team. Our strength and success comes from our employees, so we invest to help you be your best, with customized training geared towards the needs and reality of each position.

 

Exciting challenges. Rewarding careers

At Duvaltex, you'll work on major projects with multidisciplinary teams located across North America. No matter the site, you'll find a culture that values commitment and teamwork and looks to the world for inspiration.

 

Advantages

We take care of our people

Competitive compensation

Our employees enjoy a competitive wage and benefits package.

Training

We're big believers in employee growth. We help our people develop their skills and pursue their careers with us.

Office Culture

We believe that work–life balance is key to our success. That's why we have flextime, employee assistance program, and company initiatives that promote health and wellness. It's also why we're committed to providing a safe and dynamic work environment equipped with the latest tools and technology.

Technology that truly makes a difference

The majority of our workstations are equipped with tablets loaded with a multi platform application containing all of the instructions and information for our day to day operations. These photos, videos, and informational tidbits, stored on a social media platform designed for manufacturers, are the living memory of everyone who works at Duvaltex and provide a way for employees to store valuable information and share it across locations.

It's just one of the ways we make everyone's job easier.

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Position Department Country Location
Material Handlers See job details Dyehouse, Yarn Making United States Guilford, Maine
Machine Operators See job details Dyehouse, Yarn Making, Weave United States Guilford Maine
Weave Fill Carrier/Material Handler FT TP See job details Weave United States Guilford Maine
Lean Agent See job details Management United States Guilford Maine
Material Handler (Beamer) See job details Warping United States Guilford Maine
Production Maintenance Tech I See job details Saulter United States Guilford, Maine
Machine Operator See job details Dyehouse United States Guilford Maine
Machine Operator Lead Backup I See job details Dyehouse United States Guilford Maine
Machine Operator See job details Yarn Process United States Guilford Maine
Material Handlers
Dyehouse, Yarn Making
Guilford, Maine, United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • supply textile machinery with product, load/unload materials
  • operate machinery as needed
  • operate fork lift and pallet jacks as needed
  • meet multiple fast paced production goals
  • maintain good housekeeping practices
  • communicate to supervisors and other departments to resolve material flow problems
  • communicate effectively with other employees
  • work cooperatively with others to prioritize tasks and accomplish goals
  • willingness to support other areas, cross train as needed
  • 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 able to obtain and maintain forklift & pallet jack license
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • must be able to read, write, and have basic math skills
  • must be willing and able to cross train
  • must be able to read reports, prioritize duties, and maintain schedule requirements
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must have strong attention to detail

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • manufacturing experience

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 lift and carry bulky and heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • frequent walking, standing, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, stooping, crouching, bending, and twisting
  • ability to reach below waist level and reach overhead
  • must have manual dexterity and visual acuity

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

 

Machine Operators
Dyehouse, Yarn Making, Weave
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.

Weave Fill Carrier/Material Handler FT TP
Weave
Guilford Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • order fill for looms down or changes of plans (COP’s) from planning not on system generated pick list AS400
  • operate fork lift and power jacks
  • retrieve kits and locate at appropriate looms and storage locations
  • loading and unloading of conveyor belt and trucks in a timely manner to keep a steady flow
  • take care of full and empty beams and maintain good housekeeping practices
  • communicate to supervisors and other departments to resolve material flow problems
  • communicate effectively with other employees
  • work cooperatively with others to prioritize tasks and accomplish goals
  • cross train as needed
  • 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 able to obtain and maintain forklift & pallet jack license 
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • must be able to read, write, and have basic math skills
  • must be willing and able to cross train and learn the weaver and warp crew positions
  • must be able to read reports, prioritize duties, and maintain schedule requirements
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must have strong attention to detail

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • weave experience

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 lift and carry bulky and heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • frequent walking, standing, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, stooping, crouching, bending, and twisting
  • ability to reach below waist level and reach overhead
  • must have manual dexterity and visual acuity

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

Lean Agent
Management
Guilford Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities : 

  • deploy and executes the implementation of the Duvaltex Way program:
    -analyze operational workflow
    -plan and deployment activities through Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) methodology
    -organizes Kaizen activities
  • audits the system (Gemba walks):
    -Standard instructions
    -Cascade meetings
    -Problem solving / root cause
  • establish measurable project standards and generate follow-up reports and/or presentations for management on a regular basis
  • identifies the gaps and ensures that the corrections are put in place
  • develop standardized work instructions to ensure that they are properly taught by the TWI (Training within industry) method
  • coordinate and teach problem-solving culture to production and support teams
  • supports the employee suggestion system with the site's production manager
  • teach and ensure the implementation of the various Lean tools and techniques
  • keep value chain maps up to date
  • consistently lead and mentor all employees in the Duvaltex Way system
  • acts as an agent of change
  • execute and carry out continuous improvement projects to remove wastes and improve operational efficiencies
  • participate in the definition and implementation of the site-related annual strategic improvement plans
  • performs any other task required by its function
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Lean manufacturing experience is required
  • Project management experience is required
  • Mastery of the Office Suite
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • ability to self-manage with strong interpersonal skills
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • ability to work closely and successfully with shop floor employees
  • ability to effectively collaborate with various internal departments
  • maintain a valid US passport and ability to travel to Canada

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Technical or college degree preferred with knowledge of industrial engineering
  • Green Belt certificate or equivalent is an asset

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

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

Material Handler (Beamer)
Warping
Guilford Maine, United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • load and unload beams 
  • operate beam buttons 
  • program beam data into beamer
  • operate pallet jack
  • operate overhead hoist 
  • read ticket to tell type of beam needed
  • weigh and return yarn from warping
  • help the warper operators, Reed in and load yarn on creels, tie on creels
  • monitor for quality assurance
  • help maintain housekeeping within the department
  • operate sample warper
  • follow safe work practices
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • ability to obtain and maintain a pallet jack license
  • must be dependable, punctual and adhere to attendance policy
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must cross train as needed
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • ability to work independently and be part of a cohesive team
  • ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • manufacturing experience

Physical Demands:

  • ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds
  • frequent walking, bending, twisting, reaching, climbing, balancing, stooping, and crouching
  • must have visual acuity and color accuracy
  • must have manual dexterity
  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
  • must pass Ishihara color vision testing (ability to distinguish color)

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

Production Maintenance Tech I
Saulter
Guilford, Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • perform maintenance and repair of yarn making machinery
  • willingness to support other areas, cross train as needed
  • help diagnose failures of various electronic devices
  • coordinate with off-going shift, including talking daily with arriving/departing shift
  • use test equipment (as needed), tools and materials
  • follow safe work practices
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • possess working knowledge of electronic devices
  • must be able to read basic manuals, basic schematics
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities and cross train
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • ability to work independently and be part of a team

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • possess working knowledge of various textile machinery and equipment
  • experience with electronic theory, circuits/components, and electrical codes and practices

Physical Demands for Manufacturing:

  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
  • ability to lift and carry bulky and heavy objects up to 50 lbs
  • ability to frequently walk, stand, bend, twist, stoop, crouch, push, pull, and reach overhead
  • must have good eye, hand, and foot coordination

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

Machine Operator
Dyehouse
Guilford Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • operate a variety of different equipment including presses, dryers, and kettles
  • work cooperatively with other employees in a team oriented environment
  • operate manual or electric pallet jacks to move material within the work area
  • meet multiple fast paced production goals
  • must monitor and promptly attend to machine alarms (i.e. Thies, OBEM)
  • must operate all package dye machinery, sample, load, and unload
  • 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
  • ability to obtain and maintain a pallet jack license
  • 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:

  • knowledge of dyeing and dye house operation helpful

Physical Demands:

  • ability to frequently lift up to 50 lbs
  • ability to frequently push and pull heavily loaded yarn carts and racks 50 pounds+
  • must have manual dexterity, auditory and visual acuity (including color identity)
  • 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.

Machine Operator Lead Backup I
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
Machine Operator
Yarn Process
Guilford Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • operate yarn/fancy yarn processing equipment (chenille, boucle, fadis, 2 ply twister)
  • load feeder stock (POY) or yarn onto creels as needed, if needed
  • complete operational tickets
  • 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 strong attention to detail
  • must be able to work independently
  • 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
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • manufacturing experience

Physical Demands:

  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
  • must be able to lift and carry bulky and heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • frequent walking, standing, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, reaching, stooping, and crouching
  • must have manual dexterity and visual acuity
  • must be able to read, write and have basic math skills
  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • must pass Ishihara color vision testing (ability to distinguish color)
     
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