Operate an assigned set of knitting machines and inspect beanie quality to produce a product that meets or exceeds customer specifications.Responsibilities:Run knitting machines on different lines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Identify flaws in the product and separate off-quality from first quality. Read and follow work orders and manufacturing specifications accurately.At the beginning of the shift, collect correct materials, per work orders, push the cart to assigned knitting line and place supplies behind knitting machines. Empty carts weigh from twenty-five (25) to thirty (30) pounds. Filled carts weigh from fifty (50) to one hundred (100) pounds. Obtaining yarns should be done at the start and middle of the shift and when a style or color change occurs. Grasp cone(s) of yarn/nylon weighing up to five (5) pounds and place on spindle of yarn rack located behind knitting machine. Spindle heights range from thirty-eight (38) to seventy (70) inches from the floor. May have to reach around the knitting machine to perform this task.Thread the knitting machines by properly threading yarn/nylon through small eyelets as necessary. Requires reaching above shoulder level. Tie new cone(s) of yarn/nylon to existing cones to prevent machine from running out or to repair yarn breaks.Bend over and grasp socks that have accumulated in the knitting machine When cycling, thoroughly inspect the last sock knit at each machine. Inspect additional socks if a defect is observed. Accurately complete daily work tickets, production forms and all other required paperwork in a timely manner.Responsible to ensure that the correct materials are threaded into each assigned machine. When changing colors, notify your Mechanic so that he can re-size the sock.Immediately stop any machine not producing first quality by using the on/off button. Communicate the problem with the sock(s) to the Mechanic. Notify Mechanic when a sizing problem is detected so Mechanic can size socks and adjust machines as necessary.Monitor own break times, begin work and return from breaks on time.Place waste in appropriate containers/locations.Participate in five minute exercise program twice daily.Prompt and regular attendance is required.MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT USED:Knitting machines, Nippers/scissors, Tweezers, Apron, Wheeled carts, Step stool, Bundle tiesWorking hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Must possess sufficient manual dexterity, hand/eye coordination and general stamina to work on a highly repetitive job.Education:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must be able to add and subtract (including fractions) without using a calculator.No Experience required. Will train Direct Hire Position with Benefits Including: Medical, Health Savings Account, Dental, Vision, Life + AD & D, Disability, 401K. Climate controlled environment! Ergonomically friendly facility (adjustable work stations, exercises throughout the day). PPE provided (do not require steel-toed shoes). On-site vending, employee discounts on product (50%). Piece-rate incentive system for board/pair, packaging, and seaming operators.Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.