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Machine Operator Weavers

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
Machine Operator Weavers
Guilford, Maine , United States

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