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Position Department Country Location
Material Handler See job details Yarn Storage United States Guilford, Maine
Machine Operators See job details Yarn Making, Weave, Package Dye United States Guilford Maine
Material Handler (Beamer) See job details Warping United States Guilford Maine
Machine Operator Lead See job details Saulter United States Guilford Maine
Machine Operator Weavers See job details Weave United States Guilford, Maine
Material Handler See job details Yarn Storage United States Guilford, Maine
Quality Specialist See job details Quality United States Guilford, Maine
Material Handler
Yarn Storage
Guilford, Maine, United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • operate forklifts, pallet jacks, and manual jacks
  • use personal vehicle as required to travel to local plants (mileage reimbursed)
  • use company vehicle as required to travel to local plants
  • load material on outgoing trailers/unload incoming material
  • load and unload warp sleighs
  • load and unload conveyor
  • work packing area using scales and computer
  • retrieve and weigh yarn for kit building
  • locate and place boxes and tubs in appropriate locations
  • prepare waste materials for recycling/disposal, breakdown cardboard, bale waste material, dispose of cardboard, chip cones, pallets
  • assist warper operators reed in, load yarn, and tie over creels as needed, 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 maintain forklift, pallet jack, and valid motor vehicle license
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • must be able to communicate professionally with vendors, coworkers, and other departments
  • must be able to read, write, and have basic math skills
  • must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • computer experience
  • 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 able to prioritize duties and maintain schedule requirements
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities, including cross training
     

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • material handling experience 
     

Physical Demands:

  • must be able to lift and carry bulky and heavy objects (50 pounds +)
  • frequent walking, standing, bending, twisting, reaching, stooping, and crouching
  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • must have manual dexterity and visual acuity
  • must pass Ishihara color vision testing (ability to distinguish color)
  • 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.

 

Machine Operators
Yarn Making, Weave, Package Dye
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.

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.

Machine Operator Lead
Saulter
Guilford Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • encourage a safe, positive, and professional working environment
  • daily supervision of associates including their safety, daily performance, training, periodic performance appraisals and counseling, absences, vacations, etc
  • perform special projects as needed
  • communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, provide information as requested
  • ability to operate equipment at the facility and do so as needed
  • deal with scheduling conflicts to ensure on-time delivery goals are met
  • inspect production quality and accuracy making decisions to resolve problems
  • communicate with other shifts and departments regarding production issues to resolution
  • serve as evacuation marshal to the entire facility, in the event of emergency evacuations
  • operate production menus on the AS/400 system
  • perform miscellaneous duties as necessary
  • follow safe work practices
  • support LEAN, safety, sustainability, environmental initiatives

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • must be able to read manuals, production schedules, computer screens, and other written material
  • computer experience
  • proven decision making and problem solving skills
  • must be adaptable and able to troubleshoot problems as they arise
  • knowledge of basic leadership and supervisory techniques, strong attention to detail
  • ability to handle multiple priorities and adapt quickly to change
  • must be able to communicate professionally with vendors, coworkers and other departments (verbally and in writing), computer skills
  • must be able to work with confidential information
  • must be dependable, punctual, and adhere to attendance policy
  • must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • ability to prioritize tasks
  • willingness to work overtime as needed
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • prior experience with yarn making equipment

Physical Demands : 

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



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.

Machine Operator Weavers
Weave
Guilford, Maine , United States

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • start and monitor looms
  • tie knots and fill creels (use splice guns when needed for yarns we can't tie knots in)
  • report any problems to technician or supervisor
  • read and understand drafts
  • operate and monitor approx. 12-14 looms
  • monitor quality and take appropriate action to solve quality problems
  • demonstrate acceptable efficiency standards
  • responsible for completing check list for TPM at loom, record breakdowns in fixer book
  • work independently, with little supervision
  • coordinate with off-going shift, including talking daily with arriving and departing shift counterparts and other staff concerning run information, ongoing problems
  • 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 communicate effectively (both in writing and verbally)
  • must be able to prioritize duties and maintain schedule requirements
  • ability to work with minimal supervision and make sound decisions impacting quality and productivity
  • proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • 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 :

  • weaving experience
  • manufacturing experience

Physical Demands :

  • ability to frequently stoop, kneel, reach, bend, crouch, lift, push, pull, twist, walk on catwalks
  • must be able to lift and carry bulky and heavy objects up to 50 pounds
  • must have good eye, hand, and foot coordination, manual dexterity, visual acuity
  • ability to continuously stand and walk
  • the ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask) as needed
  • must be able to work in varying temperatures within manufacturing areas
Material Handler
Yarn Storage
Guilford, Maine, United States

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • operate forklifts, pallet jacks, and manual jacks
  • use personal vehicle as required to travel to local plants (mileage reimbursed)
  • use company vehicle as required to travel to local plants
  • load material on outgoing trailers/unload incoming material
  • load and unload warp sleighs
  • load and unload conveyor
  • work packing area using scales and computer
  • retrieve and weigh yarn for kit building
  • locate and place boxes and tubs in appropriate locations
  • prepare waste materials for recycling/disposal, breakdown cardboard, bale waste material, dispose of cardboard, chip cones, pallets
  • assist warper operators reed in, load yarn, and tie over creels as needed, 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 maintain forklift, pallet jack, and valid motor vehicle license
  • must have strong attention to detail
  • must be able to communicate professionally with vendors, coworkers, and other departments
  • must be able to read, write, and have basic math skills
  • must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • computer experience
  • 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 able to prioritize duties and maintain schedule requirements
  • must be cooperative and willing to learn new responsibilities, including cross training


PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE :

  • material handling experience 


PHYSICAL DEMANDS :

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

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