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Spinning Operator at Invista S.a.r.l

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Waynesboro, Virginia

Job Description:

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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

INVISTA, owner of the STAINMASTER®, LYCRA®, COOLMAX® and CORDURA® brands, is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $115 billion, according to Forbes. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ more than 120,000 people worldwide, with about 70,000 of those in the United States.


Spinning Operator – Waynesboro, VA

Join our Waynesboro team today, which is known for producing one of INVISTA’s most well-known brands, LYCRA® fiber. The individual in this role is an important team player who will help with the production of our LYCRA® fiber and have a strong focus on safety, quality and compliance. Check out what we make by visiting:

This full-time position is eligible for the following benefits:

  • Competitive market hourly wages; starting salary $19.00/hr

  • Shift Differentials for evening shifts

  • Built-in overtime

  • Bonuses based on performance

  • 401k Plan

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans

  • Paid Vacation

  • Educational Assistance

  • Opportunities for career advancement

This position will work a rotating shift schedule (6am-6pm or 6pm-6am; days and nights).


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Commitment to a high standard of Environmental, Health and Safety practices

  • Active participation in improvement initiatives around productivity and quality

  • Being open and active to learning and growing your awareness of the company’s business philosophy, Market-Based Management® (Visit to learn more)

  • Completing tasks with minimal supervision

  • Teamwork, collaboration and adaptability to changing work environment and business needs

  • Managing the operation of spinning machines and associated equipment

  • Removing full packages of yarn from spinning machines

  • Providing support to the area for machine checks, start-up and shut down of equipment, checking quality of yarn, product release, and disposition

  • Adjusting/repairing/changing essential machine components

  • Weighing and tying yarn

  • Transporting full buggies of product to packing area and empty buggies back to spinning area


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Willing and able to work rotating 12-hour shifts which includes weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary

  • Willing and able to work in a manufacturing plant setting

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment, which requires being fit for a respirator (requiring no facial hair below the lip)

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as is required by the operating areas (i.e. safety glasses, protective footwear, hearing protection and, at times, a respirator)

  • Ability to work a rotating schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

  • Ability to work a machine paced continuous process that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • Must pass a physical abilities test

  • The ability to:

    • sit, stand (up to 5 hours), walk (up to 4 hours), bend/stoop, twist, crouch, kneel, balance and reach at shoulder level and below shoulder level

    • work in elevated places

    • climb stair

    • work indoors and in outdoor environment

    • work in a noisy environment

    • frequently lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds

    • frequently push/pull up to 100 pounds

    • frequently carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally carry up to 20 pounds


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous manufacturing experience

Want to learn more about INVISTA?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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