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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.


Material Handlers
Dyehouse, Yarn Making
Guilford, Maine, United States

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