Machine Operation/Textile/Manufacturing

Woonsocket, RI 02895

Post Date: 04/04/2018 Industry: Manufacturing

the Machine Operator will set up, run, and change over textile machines independently with a focus on quality, safety, teamwork, and continuous improvement. The Operator will follow standard procedures to efficiently produce high quality products in a timely manner This position is also accountable for inspection of goods, and documenting results. 

  • Operate at least one textile machine independently.
  • Set up, run, change-over, and troubleshoot most operational issues on assigned equipment.
  • Keeps machines in good working condition by applying preventative maintenance techniques.
  • Makes minor machine adjustments within accepted ranges to ensure the quality and efficiency of the operations. Contacts Maintenance Department for more complex machine issues.
  • Completes work within expected time frame of production job.
  • Understands basics of all components of the machines they have been trained on.
  • Documents work clearly and accurately. Communicates results to Supervisor.
  • Communicates daily to Supervisors regarding any issues of concern, and provides status updates to all shifts.
  • Identify quality issues both incoming to their operation and created by their operation.
  • Reviews job documentation before beginning job, and asks questions to Supervisor if unsure of responsibilities.
  • Keeps work area neat and organized according to 5S Standards.
  • Participate as a key member of Brickle Group teams, and actively contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.


  • Ability to operate machines in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability and knowledge of basic mechanical techniques to repair machines.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • Ability and desire to learn new concepts and apply new skills to the job.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to communicate well with all levels and departments of the organization.
  • Basic math skills required.
  • Ability to problem solve and work with others in a fast-paced team environment
  • Demonstrated experience with 5S a plus.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as requested and a varied shift as business needs arise. Dependability and punctuality a must.



  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 2-5 years of related manufacturing experience required. Lean manufacturing experience a plus.
  • Experience in or knowledge of textile industry preferred.

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