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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
Teknit Knitter
Knitting
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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