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Production & Manufacturing

February 06, 2024

2nd shift Machine Operator


Type

Temp to Hire

Location

Inman, SC

Salary

$15.00/hour

Job ID

AP6808126


Are you looking to work in a climate-controlled facility? Do you hate wearing Steel toes? Then look no further!

Openwork is looking for Textile Machine Operators for a textile company in Inman, South Carolina that IS climate controlled and NO steel toes necessary.

This role may perform all tasks involved in the production of the company’s products. This includes weaving, warping, winding, coating, cutting, sewing, baling, carding, drawing, and packing. The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible.
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Textile Machine Operators:**

  • Pay Rate: $15.00 Per Hour with a $0.75 weekly perfect attendance incentive to equal.
  • Hours: 2nd shift 4:00 pm-12:00 am, 3rd shift 12:00 am-8:00 am.
  • Must be willing to train on 1st shift 8am-4pm for about 2-4wks (depending on how fast you learn your role)

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Job Duties:**

  • Keep empty cans in the can changer at cards.
  • Push full card sliver cans to draw.
  • Push empty cans to cards.

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Drawing Operator:**

  • Remove empty cans from the conveyor and load full cans onto the conveyor.
  • Load empty cans to empty can chute on front of frame.
  • Push empty can to the storage area at intermediate, get full can, push to finisher drawing frame, creel into the frame, turn cans, and aside waste.
  • Position cans for doffing.
  • Repair breaks: Front, lap-ups, and creel breaks.
  • Clean drafting zone, inside frame, and outside of frame.

Knitting Operator:

  • Check feeders and quality of fabric before starting machine.

  • Make sure enough yarn in on feeders.

  • Check quality of fabric in machine.

  • Watch for press-off going down into take-up.

  • Make sure machine is fully creeled and tied in.

  • Make sure to run yarn completely off the cones.

  • Blow off and clean machines along with the area around machine.

  • Safety glasses required when using air guns.

  • Blow off tubing creel and yarn.

  • Log all the defects on flag sheets.

  • Miscellaneous duties assigned by supervisor.

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Baler Operator:**

  • Open bales of fiber with wire cutters.
  • Hand-feed fibers into the hopper.
  • Install wires in the baler for new bales.
  • Operate baler to remove bales.
  • Transport and weigh bales using a forklift.
  • Capture miscellaneous fiber to bale press.

UTILITY/CLERK

  • Doff cloth rolls from knitting machines.

  • Begin new roll by using the proper length tube.

  • Make sure to lock latches on both sides of knitting machine.

  • After doffing cloth roll have knitting operator inspect latches before starting machine.

  • Weigh rolls and record information on ticket.

  • Document all rolls/stars in journal.

  • If ticket is starred: Cut off a half yard of fabric to be measured and punched, verify weight and width is in range (if out of range, notify supervisor or technician immediately). ¬†Record the following information on ticket: Date, shift, machine #, piece #, lot #, style #, punch weight and width. ¬†Leave cut fabric on measuring table for the lab to obtain.

  • Put rolls on correct racks by style.

  • After doffing cloth roll have knitting operator inspect latches before starting machine.

  • Keep knitting aisles clean.

  • Help knitting operators creel yarn.

  • Empty boxes of tubes/cones from each machine

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The position involves sitting, walking, and lifting throughout the day.

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Summary:**

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work.

This IS a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday-Friday (1st & 2nd shift) and Sunday-Thursday (3rd shift).

Bi-lingual's are encouraged to apply.


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