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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
North America

“ 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
Quality Specialist See job details Quality United States Guilford, Maine
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
Knit Machine Technician See job details Teknit Grand Rapids, Michigan
Quality Specialist
Quality
Guilford, Maine, United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • perform yarn tests each morning from yarn processing, check fancy yarn for shade & twist, EIB, grain weights, tensile testing, and cone cutting for shade issues
  • operate the EIB yarn tester for testing of yarns, check calibration, and set up new yarns
  • operate Uster tester
  • report off quality problems found to the Quality Assurance Coordinator, notify yarn processing and package dye immediately
  • test incoming purchased yarn, label reeling for shade approval, to also serve as permanent retain of lot
  • file paperwork generated from the yarn testing and maintain files
  • package and identify standard fabric rolls and put on location, maintain master files & rooms
  • use of computer and AS400 system
  • keep working area clean and neat, dispose of yarn and fabric waste
  • back up shade passer when needed
  • assist with training of new associates to the department
  • contact maintenance when needed for repairs
  • ability to travel to other facilities as needed
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, environmental, and sustainability initiatives


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • must be highly organized, have accurate filing skills
  • must have proven mathematical skills
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities
  • proven ability to compile data and present in professional format
  • must be conscientious and have strong attention to detail
  • work independently with little or no supervision


Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • quality experience


Physical Demands:

  • frequent walking, standing, bending, twisting, reaching, stooping and crouching
  • must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • must have manual dexterity and visual acuity
  • must be able to lift and carry bulky and heavy objects (up to 10 pounds)
  • must have superior color perception ability in accordance with Munsell color testing
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas


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

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.

Knit Machine Technician
Teknit
Grand Rapids, Michigan,

Essential Duties and Responsabilities:

  • troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair electrical /mechanical problems on programmable industrial knitting machines and other equipment and keep accurate repair records
  • calibrate needle beds, stitch cams and yarn feeders
  • perform routine preventative maintenance on industrial knitting machines, industrial sewing machines and water conditioning equipment for steam tables according to established check lists and as otherwise assigned
  • change over technical machine programs, assist with any other change over needs as requested
  • perform routine equipment lubrication and cleaning including spare equipment, machine overhauls and daily/weekly tasks
  • assist with ordering repair and operating supplies and machine replacement parts and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • make programmable machine program adjustments
  • assist knitters and supervisors with set up problems
  • assist with proper handling, storage and disposal of cleaning materials and the documentation of facility chemical inventory
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, and environmental initiatives


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • must be willing to travel if needed for Stoll Factory Service Training or other textile training
  • must be able to work independently
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must have strong attention to detail and electrical/mechanical aptitude
  • basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities
  • must be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings
  • must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • must be dependable, punctual and adhere to attendance policy


Preferred Skills & Experience

  • 2 years industrial textile knitting experience
  • vocational certificate in electrical/mechanical field


Physical Demands

  • must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds, pushing, pulling, bending , and walking
  • ability to frequently stand, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, twist, reach below waist level and overhead
  • must have manual dexterity
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas


Other:

  • must reside within a reasonable commuting distance from Teknit facility

 

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