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Machine Operator in Winston-Salem at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Advanced Personnel Resources is currently seeking experienced machine operators for Winston-Salem, NC -- textile experience a plus!

Job Description:

• Remove defects in cloth by cutting and pulling out filling.

• Inspect products to ensure that specifications are met and to determine if machines need adjustment.

• Observe woven cloth to detect weaving defects.

• Thread yarn, thread, and fabric through guides, needles, and rollers of machines for weaving, knitting, or other processing.

• Examine looms to determine causes of loom stoppage, such as warp filling, harness breaks, or mechanical defects.

• Notify supervisors or repair staff of mechanical malfunctions.

• Set up, or set up and operate textile machines that perform textile processing and manufacturing operations such as winding, twisting, knitting, weaving, bonding, or stretching.

• Start machines, monitor operations, and make adjustments as needed.

• Inspect machinery to determine whether repairs are needed.

• Record information about work completed and machine settings.

• Confer with co-workers to obtain information about orders, processes, or problems.

• Stop machines when specified amounts of product have been produced.

• Clean, oil, and lubricate machines, using air hoses, cleaning solutions, rags, oil cans, or grease guns.

• Operate machines for test runs to verify adjustments and to obtain product samples.

• Repair or replace worn or defective needles and other components, using hand tools.

• Install, level, and align machine components such as gears, chains, guides, dies, cutters, or needles to set up machinery for operation.

Job Requirements

• Minimum 3+ year's machine operating experience, preferably in textiles

• HS Diploma/GED

•Ability to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs

• Manual dexterity

• Ability to read/interpret measurements

• Ability to use basic hand tools