Operator B

Operator B

Lavonia, Georgia

Job Focus

The primary responsibility of this position is to prepare and operate the equipment to produce woven fabric.  

Principle Duties

  • Identify the different types, ply and denier of yarns used to supply the creel and filling yarns for manufacturing fabric.
  • Patrol work area to identify defects in yarn / fabric quality through visual inspection and make repairs as necessary.
  • Use proper weaving, creeling, set up, and splicing procedures utilizing air/wrap splicers and/or power industrial truck and overhead crane. 
  • Record and report production related data in Epicor.
  • Use proper flagging procedures for mechanical issues, communicate any malfunctions with affected co-workers.
  • Use proper Lockout Tagout procedures during any activity such as repairing, adjusting, lubricating or cleaning equipment.
  • Determine the layout of the creel and number of ends needed per scheduled order. Correctly draw harnesses, reeds, T-bars and guide boards to maintain a straight warp.
  • Measure, count, and record width, crimp, and picks using a tape measure and alert Production Facilitator of any out-of-spec conditions. Also, alert Production Facilitator when the roll of fabric is at the scheduled footage. Complete paperwork for proper identification for the next process.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with 5S procedure, rules, and regulations. Stage works area for the organization of proper materials needed during the shift.
  • Use proper waste handling procedures so that at the end of the shift supplies are accurately in order for the following shift.
  • Perform any other task deemed necessary.

Experience/Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work Ready Certificate

Experience/Education Preferred

  • Previous weaving experience


  • Competitive Benefits Package offered to all Employees (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dependent Care Account
  • 401k match of 6% of salary
  • Paid Vacation
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Uniforms and Safety Shoes

 If interested in this career opportunity, please apply here