Warp Knitting Tech / Fixer in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 1/4/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

WARP KNITTING TECHNICIAN / SET UP MECHANIC

  • Must have experience on Karl Mayer Raschel or Tricot warp knitting machines or on other fabric formation equipment (such as weaving or circular knit) or be mechanically inclined and willing to be trained.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Sets up, starts up, adjusts and repairs a set of knitting machines to knit quality fabric according to specifications, using knowledge of machine function.
  • Must have knowledge of styles, yarns and defects.
  • Must have ability to comprehend measurements of lengths and weights and be able to follow specification sheets and labels.
  • The technician must be able to detect and analyze knitted fabric for defects in order to make needed repairs.
  • Technicians repair and replace machine parts using an assortment of hand tools and are responsible for maintaining machine runners to specification.
  • They are also responsible for maintaining equipment with respect to preventive maintenance activities.
  • Replaces busted boots and completed established housekeeping assignments.
  • Set-up mechanics must be able to perform all duties of technician as well as have knowledge of the performance attributes of various stitches, patterns, and yarns.
  • They must be able re-needle and overhaul knitting machines, change and adjust pattern wheels/chains for style changes, and make tension and runner length adjustments.
  • Both positions require good mechanical skills, hand/eye coordination and vision.
  • Must be able to read and write and be able to comprehend information concerning style changes and machine assignments and be able to communicate with knitting operators.
  • Mechanical skills involved include the use of an assortment of hand tools.
  • Physical requirements may include the use of a stepladder or step stool and the use of up to 50 pounds of force required in the use of hand tools.

Job Requirements

Additional requirements include:

  • Walking/standing, climbing, reaching and bending/stooping.

PPE:

Safety Shoes

Glasses

Hearing Protection