Knitting Technician

Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
ID
2020-1128
Category
Operations/Manufacturing
Type
Regular Full-Time
Shift
2nd Shift

Overview

The primary purpose of the Knitting Technician position is to keep knit equipment functional and perform preventative maintenance functions.

Responsibilities

  • Performs daily mechanical upkeep, troubleshooting, repairs and quality functions inclusive of lubrication cycles and quality assurance.
  • Performs re-needling of circular knit equipment and maintaining task files for maintenance of equipment.
  • Determines and changes fabric weights and maintains knowledge of this work.
  • Performs cam arrangements on knit equipment.
  • Operates machines for production purposes, if needed.
  • Others may be assigned. 

Qualifications

Must understand knit terminology and have knowledge of single jersey machines and all aspects of the mechanics of such.

 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requirements

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to operate, activate, inspect, and detect.  The employee frequently is required to move and ascend/descend to retrieve and determine maintenance issues.  The employee is occasionally required to position self to, stoop, and traverse.  The employee must occasionally transport and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Must be able to utilize magnifying glass to count courses of yarn.  Must be able to work with small parts and minute settings.

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