Apex Mills Hiring For Warp Tender | Textile Manufacturing – Third Shift at Graham, NC Full Time
Warp Tender Warp Knit Textile Manufacturing – Third Shift – (Must Train on First Shift!)
The Apex Mills Family of Companies – Keeping Textile Jobs in America since 1943
We are seeking a Warp Tender to join us in our Textile Mill in Graham. The environment is fast-paced, and youll be working with a team of dedicated knitting professionals to help you take your textile career to the next level! We will train! (Must Train on First Shift!)
What is a Warp Machine?
A warping machine represents the fastest method of producing fabric from yarn. The needles produce parallel rows of loops simultaneously that are interlocked in a zigzag pattern. Fabric is produced in sheet or flat form using one or more sets of warp yarn. The yarns are fed from the warp beam to rows of needles extending across the width of the machine.
Warp Tenders must have the ability to understand warping instructions and create reports for each set warped. They are required to patrol warper heads, monitor for quality, and make any adjustments needed.
As a Warp Tender you will:
+ Work in a textile manufacturing setting and be responsible for tending to the warping machines
+ Understand warping instructions and create reports for each set warped
+ Patrol warper heads, monitor for quality and make any adjustments needed
+ Tape out and warp beams on the warper
+ Change warpers end count for different styles
+ Perform general maintenance and cleaning of warper and creel (tensioners, reeds, etc.)
To perform this job successfully, you will need to be able to:
+ Handle yarn delicately
+ Bend and squat to measure circumference and clean beams at doff (excellent vision is required)
+ Pick up and change packages up to 30 pounds
+ Climb a ladder
+ Lift up to 30 pounds, often while climbing a ladder
+ Assist in maintaining housekeeping throughout the warping department
+ Pass pre-employment substance screening and background check
If you are energetic, ambitious, and detail-oriented, and are able to perform these tasks we want to make you part of our team.
+ Complete on-the-job training (First Shift)
+ Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401(k)
+ Opportunity for growth and advancement
Compensation commensurate with knowledge, skill, and experience.
About Us: Apex Mills, a U.S. based textile manufacturer, creates customized warp knit fabric solutions. We are dedicated to developing textiles that solve business critical problems from an engineering, innovative and performance perspective. We are committed to building a culture that is forward thinking, collaborative and proud, with a sharp focus on customer service and sustained quality.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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