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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: www.connect.LYCRA.com.
This full-time position is eligible for the following benefits:
Competitive market hourly wages; starting salary $19.00/hr
Shift Differentials for evening shifts
Bonuses based on performance
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 www.WeAreKoch.com 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:
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
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?
Previous manufacturing experience
Want to learn more about
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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