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Finish Tender

Company: Crescent Woolen Mills
Location: Two Rivers
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Crescent Woolen Mills converts fibers into yarns sold to manufacturers of knitted and woven products. The textile operations performed by Crescent Woolen Mills include blending, carding, spinning, winding, doubling, and twisting. In addition, Crescent's wholly owned subsidiary, Owen Glove Lining, manufactures knitted fleece linings for the safety, apparel and sporting goods industries.The Finish Tender is responsible for tending the carding machine that cleans and straightens wool and other fibers and condenses the fibers into roving (thin yarns). The Finish Tender is responsible for the set-up of the machine, the safe operation of equipment and assisting with the entire process as needed. The goal is to ensure the highest quality product while meeting customer specifications. RESPONSIBILITIES Set-up, start and run the carding machine. Weigh materials to meet specifications and feed the carding machine by placing bales of blended fiber into one end of the machine and removing spools of finished roving at the other end of the machine. Monitor production and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operations. Troubleshoot equipment and processing issues. Fish out broken ends to maintain a continuous fiber and ensure the roving is spooling properly. Refer issues/problems to Lead/Supervisor for disposition. Clean and maintain the carding machine Document work completed and complete logs. Examine material visually or physically to ensure conformance with established standards. Perform other duties as assigned. SKILLS AND ABILITIES Must be dependable with excellent attendance Must be self- directed with a strong work ethic Must work well with others and has a positive attitude Must be safety conscious Must be mechanically inclined Previous experience with circular knitting machines a plus Strong attention to detail Good basic math skills Must be punctual and reliable Must be able to read, write, and speak English EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE HS degree or GED preferred Past manufacturing experience preferred PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS Frequent bending/stooping, squatting, reaching above shoulder level, crouching and lifting (up to 60 lbs) Continual walking in a relatively confined area is required Frequent standing at floor level and above floor level on equipment Coordination of skills performed at heights no greater than three feet Exposure to extremes (90 - F) in temperature Good vision is required, 20/20 or corrected to 20/20 Frequent and continuous use of hands and arms Employees with sensitivities to dust may be exposed to airborne dust, silk and synthetic fibers and are encouraged to wear a mask to help filter out airborne fiber. A normal working day consists of a10 hour day, overtime when needed Work hours: Monday - Thursday, 5:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. with a half hour paid lunch break EOE, including disability/vets; All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 10 hour shift 4x10Language: English (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Crescent Woolen Mills, Green Bay , Finish Tender, Other , Two Rivers, Wisconsin

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