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      • Northwood, Iowa
      • Permanent
      • $18.11 - $22.05 per hour
      • 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      This position is held by the highly skilled machine operators.Responsibilities:The operator must be able to setup, trouble-shoot and safely operate equipment. The position also, requires the ability to train lesser skilled operators and trainees in all aspects of safety, quality, and efficient machine operation. Adhere to all safety policies. Know and understand specific safety requirements for each piece of equipment. Wear appropriate safety equipment for each job assigned. Be able to instruct any assistant in the safety aspects of the job. Recognize and suggest course of action for any safety related issue with a piece of equipment.Working hours: 6:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:Must be able to communicate with supervisors and management in English. Basic math/3 dimensional coordinates understanding. Able to properly complete necessary work documents such as machining logs, pre/post inspections, etc. Follows standard work instructions, processes, and procedures. Meet daily, weekly, and monthly production goals. Technical abilities to complete daily operator PMs, perform tool calibrations, etc. Can accurately measure work using tape measure and/or calipers. Understands quality parameters and specifications and performs high-quality work. Reads and understands detailed engineering specs and drawings. Completes schedules in order of priority Complete and comply with all quality initiative standards and directives. Qualified to safely operate, setup and program category I and II equipment. Must be able to interpolate dimensions and equipment setup parameters based on rough information and limited drawings.Education:No Degree RequiredExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Requires 3-5 years in woodworking/production equipment operation. Great PAY! Great BENEFITS! Great HOURS! Great REPUTATION! Continuously growing company is adding an entire new line, and in need of skilled workers! This is a Direct Hire position and full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Flexible spending accounts???medical and dependent care 401(k) with a company match Profit Sharing Accidental death and dismemberment Disability (short-term and long-term) Paid time off Paid holidays1st Shift. 10hr shift 6am-4:30pm M-Th. Fri is OT as required (usually 5 or 8hrs)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.
      This position is held by the highly skilled machine operators.Responsibilities:The operator must be able to setup, trouble-shoot and safely operate equipment. The position also, requires the ability to train lesser skilled operators and trainees in all aspects of safety, quality, and efficient machine operation. Adhere to all safety policies. Know and understand specific safety requirements for each piece of equipment. Wear appropriate safety equipment for each job assigned. Be able to instruct any assistant in the safety aspects of the job. Recognize and suggest course of action for any safety related issue with a piece of equipment.Working hours: 6:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:Must be able to communicate with supervisors and management in English. Basic math/3 dimensional coordinates understanding. Able to properly complete necessary work documents such as machining logs, pre/post inspections, etc. Follows standard work instructions, processes, and procedures. Meet daily, weekly, and monthly production goals. Technical abilities to complete daily operator PMs, perform tool calibrations, etc. Can accurately measure work using tape measure and/or calipers. Understands quality parameters and specifications and performs high-quality work. Reads and understands detailed engineering specs and drawings. Completes schedules in order of priority Complete and comply with all quality initiative standards and directives. Qualified to safely operate, setup and program category I and II equipment. Must be able to interpolate dimensions and equipment setup parameters based on rough information and limited drawings.Education:No Degree RequiredExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Requires 3-5 years in woodworking/production equipment operation. Great PAY! Great BENEFITS! Great HOURS! Great REPUTATION! Continuously growing company is adding an entire new line, and in need of skilled workers! This is a Direct Hire position and full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Flexible spending accounts???medical and dependent care 401(k) with a company match Profit Sharing Accidental death and dismemberment Disability (short-term and long-term) Paid time off Paid holidays1st Shift. 10hr shift 6am-4:30pm M-Th. Fri is OT as required (usually 5 or 8hrs)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.
      • Northwood, Iowa
      • Permanent
      • $18.11 - $22.05 per hour
      • 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM
      This position is held by the highly skilled machine operators.Responsibilities:The operator must be able to setup, trouble-shoot and safely operate equipment. The position also, requires the ability to train lesser skilled operators and trainees in all aspects of safety, quality, and efficient machine operation. Adhere to all safety policies. Know and understand specific safety requirements for each piece of equipment. Wear appropriate safety equipment for each job assigned. Be able to instruct any assistant in the safety aspects of the job. Recognize and suggest course of action for any safety related issue with a piece of equipment.Working hours: 6:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:Must be able to communicate with supervisors and management in English. Basic math/3 dimensional coordinates understanding. Able to properly complete necessary work documents such as machining logs, pre/post inspections, etc. Follows standard work instructions, processes, and procedures. Meet daily, weekly, and monthly production goals. Technical abilities to complete daily operator PMs, perform tool calibrations, etc. Can accurately measure work using tape measure and/or calipers. Understands quality parameters and specifications and performs high-quality work. Reads and understands detailed engineering specs and drawings. Completes schedules in order of priority Complete and comply with all quality initiative standards and directives. Qualified to safely operate, setup and program category I and II equipment. Must be able to interpolate dimensions and equipment setup parameters based on rough information and limited drawings.Education:No Degree RequiredExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Requires 3-5 years in woodworking/production equipment operation. Great PAY! Great BENEFITS! Great HOURS! Great REPUTATION! Continuously growing company is adding an entire new line, and in need of skilled workers! This is a Direct Hire position and full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Flexible spending accounts???medical and dependent care 401(k) with a company match Profit Sharing Accidental death and dismemberment Disability (short-term and long-term) Paid time off Paid holidays1st Shift. 10hr shift 6am-4:30pm M-Th. Fri is OT as required (usually 5 or 8hrs)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.
      This position is held by the highly skilled machine operators.Responsibilities:The operator must be able to setup, trouble-shoot and safely operate equipment. The position also, requires the ability to train lesser skilled operators and trainees in all aspects of safety, quality, and efficient machine operation. Adhere to all safety policies. Know and understand specific safety requirements for each piece of equipment. Wear appropriate safety equipment for each job assigned. Be able to instruct any assistant in the safety aspects of the job. Recognize and suggest course of action for any safety related issue with a piece of equipment.Working hours: 6:00 AM - 4:30 PMSkills:Must be able to communicate with supervisors and management in English. Basic math/3 dimensional coordinates understanding. Able to properly complete necessary work documents such as machining logs, pre/post inspections, etc. Follows standard work instructions, processes, and procedures. Meet daily, weekly, and monthly production goals. Technical abilities to complete daily operator PMs, perform tool calibrations, etc. Can accurately measure work using tape measure and/or calipers. Understands quality parameters and specifications and performs high-quality work. Reads and understands detailed engineering specs and drawings. Completes schedules in order of priority Complete and comply with all quality initiative standards and directives. Qualified to safely operate, setup and program category I and II equipment. Must be able to interpolate dimensions and equipment setup parameters based on rough information and limited drawings.Education:No Degree RequiredExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:Requires 3-5 years in woodworking/production equipment operation. Great PAY! Great BENEFITS! Great HOURS! Great REPUTATION! Continuously growing company is adding an entire new line, and in need of skilled workers! This is a Direct Hire position and full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Flexible spending accounts???medical and dependent care 401(k) with a company match Profit Sharing Accidental death and dismemberment Disability (short-term and long-term) Paid time off Paid holidays1st Shift. 10hr shift 6am-4:30pm M-Th. Fri is OT as required (usually 5 or 8hrs)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.
      • Osage, Iowa
      • Permanent
      • $14.00 per hour
      • 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
      Package product to meet or exceed customer specifications.Responsibilities:Packaging OperatorWrap boxingBandingApply ridersHang tags or any other type of packaging as deemed necessaryIndi Poly BagSame as above for Packaging OperatorInsert socks into individual bagsTransfer IronPlace heat transfer on a pair of socks as direct by work order.General DutiesUse appropriate care and safety precautions when working with any manual or automated machinery.Read and follow work orders and manufacturing specifications charts accurately.Complete daily reports accurately and in a timely manner.Review supplies provided before beginning each order, ensuring that the correct materials have been provided according to the work order.Must lift flats of socks from shoulder level to table level periodically throughout the shift, with weight from seven (7) pounds to twenty (20) pounds.Must lift boxes containing wrap boxes from shoulder level to table level, with weights from twelve (12) to twenty-nine (29) pounds.Take socks off flats and lay on work table. Place appropriate supplies on work table.Push/pull buggies of socks to the next station.Clean work area at the end of the shift.Participate in five minute exercise program twice daily.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Other duties as assigned.MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT USED:Auto Tach-It MachineBanderHeat sealerTach-It gun with tach-it needlesSticker machineTransfer ironStationary insert barShrink tunnelPen/pencilTach-it barbsAutomated packaging machinePROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:None required.Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PMSkills:Must possess sufficient manual dexterity, hand-eye-foot coordination and general stamina to work on a highly repetitive jobEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:1)Education:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must be able to add and subtract (including fractions) without using a calculator2)Experience:None Required 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.
      Package product to meet or exceed customer specifications.Responsibilities:Packaging OperatorWrap boxingBandingApply ridersHang tags or any other type of packaging as deemed necessaryIndi Poly BagSame as above for Packaging OperatorInsert socks into individual bagsTransfer IronPlace heat transfer on a pair of socks as direct by work order.General DutiesUse appropriate care and safety precautions when working with any manual or automated machinery.Read and follow work orders and manufacturing specifications charts accurately.Complete daily reports accurately and in a timely manner.Review supplies provided before beginning each order, ensuring that the correct materials have been provided according to the work order.Must lift flats of socks from shoulder level to table level periodically throughout the shift, with weight from seven (7) pounds to twenty (20) pounds.Must lift boxes containing wrap boxes from shoulder level to table level, with weights from twelve (12) to twenty-nine (29) pounds.Take socks off flats and lay on work table. Place appropriate supplies on work table.Push/pull buggies of socks to the next station.Clean work area at the end of the shift.Participate in five minute exercise program twice daily.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Other duties as assigned.MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT USED:Auto Tach-It MachineBanderHeat sealerTach-It gun with tach-it needlesSticker machineTransfer ironStationary insert barShrink tunnelPen/pencilTach-it barbsAutomated packaging machinePROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:None required.Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PMSkills:Must possess sufficient manual dexterity, hand-eye-foot coordination and general stamina to work on a highly repetitive jobEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:1)Education:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must be able to add and subtract (including fractions) without using a calculator2)Experience:None Required 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.
      • Osage, Iowa
      • Permanent
      • $15.50 per hour
      • 10:30 PM - 7:00 AM
      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.
      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.
      • Osage, Iowa
      • Permanent
      • $16.00 per hour
      • 10:30 PM - 6:00 AM
      Operate an assigned set of knitting machines and inspect sock 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.Communicate with the Mechanic regarding flaws in the knitting process and any other conditions pertaining to the knitting machines that could cause off-quality products. Must be able to repair yarn breaks and start up mechanical stops as required. 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 to thirty pounds. Filled carts weigh from fifty to one hundred 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 pounds and place on spindle of yarn rack located behind knitting machine. Spindle heights range from thirty-eight to seventy inches from the floor. Thread the knitting machines by properly threading yarn/nylon through small eyelets as necessary. Requires reaching above shoulder level. 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. With one hand, pull one sock its full length over other hand and arm, twist arm and spread fingers apart to get a close look at the quality of the knitting. Pull sock off arm inside out and repeat process, inspecting the inside of the sock. Pull the sock off right side out. Every sixth sock knit by each assigned machine is to be inspected in this manner. During an eight hour shift, an average of four hundred (400) socks would be inspected in this manner. Complete daily work tickets, production forms and all other required paperwork in a timely manner.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.Notify Mechanic when a sizing problem is detected so Mechanic can size socks and adjust machines as necessary.Participate in five minute exercise program twice daily.Prompt and regular attendance is required.MACHINES, TOOLS USED: Knitting machines, Nippers/scissors, Tweezers, Apron, Wheeled carts, Step stool, Bundle tiesPROTECTIVE EQUIP REQUIRED:Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs)Must wear long hair pulled back.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 6:00 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.
      Operate an assigned set of knitting machines and inspect sock 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.Communicate with the Mechanic regarding flaws in the knitting process and any other conditions pertaining to the knitting machines that could cause off-quality products. Must be able to repair yarn breaks and start up mechanical stops as required. 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 to thirty pounds. Filled carts weigh from fifty to one hundred 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 pounds and place on spindle of yarn rack located behind knitting machine. Spindle heights range from thirty-eight to seventy inches from the floor. Thread the knitting machines by properly threading yarn/nylon through small eyelets as necessary. Requires reaching above shoulder level. 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. With one hand, pull one sock its full length over other hand and arm, twist arm and spread fingers apart to get a close look at the quality of the knitting. Pull sock off arm inside out and repeat process, inspecting the inside of the sock. Pull the sock off right side out. Every sixth sock knit by each assigned machine is to be inspected in this manner. During an eight hour shift, an average of four hundred (400) socks would be inspected in this manner. Complete daily work tickets, production forms and all other required paperwork in a timely manner.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.Notify Mechanic when a sizing problem is detected so Mechanic can size socks and adjust machines as necessary.Participate in five minute exercise program twice daily.Prompt and regular attendance is required.MACHINES, TOOLS USED: Knitting machines, Nippers/scissors, Tweezers, Apron, Wheeled carts, Step stool, Bundle tiesPROTECTIVE EQUIP REQUIRED:Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs)Must wear long hair pulled back.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 6:00 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.
      • Osage, Iowa
      • Permanent
      • $16.00 per hour
      • 10:30 PM - 6:00 AM
      Operate an assigned set of knitting machines and inspect sock 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.Communicate with the Mechanic regarding flaws in the knitting process and any other conditions pertaining to the knitting machines that could cause off-quality products. Must be able to repair yarn breaks and start up mechanical stops as required. 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 to thirty pounds. Filled carts weigh from fifty to one hundred 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 pounds and place on spindle of yarn rack located behind knitting machine. Spindle heights range from thirty-eight to seventy inches from the floor. Thread the knitting machines by properly threading yarn/nylon through small eyelets as necessary. Requires reaching above shoulder level. 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. With one hand, pull one sock its full length over other hand and arm, twist arm and spread fingers apart to get a close look at the quality of the knitting. Pull sock off arm inside out and repeat process, inspecting the inside of the sock. Pull the sock off right side out. Every sixth sock knit by each assigned machine is to be inspected in this manner. During an eight hour shift, an average of four hundred (400) socks would be inspected in this manner. Complete daily work tickets, production forms and all other required paperwork in a timely manner.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.Notify Mechanic when a sizing problem is detected so Mechanic can size socks and adjust machines as necessary.Participate in five minute exercise program twice daily.Prompt and regular attendance is required.MACHINES, TOOLS USED: Knitting machines, Nippers/scissors, Tweezers, Apron, Wheeled carts, Step stool, Bundle tiesPROTECTIVE EQUIP REQUIRED:Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs)Must wear long hair pulled back.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 6:00 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.
      Operate an assigned set of knitting machines and inspect sock 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.Communicate with the Mechanic regarding flaws in the knitting process and any other conditions pertaining to the knitting machines that could cause off-quality products. Must be able to repair yarn breaks and start up mechanical stops as required. 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 to thirty pounds. Filled carts weigh from fifty to one hundred 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 pounds and place on spindle of yarn rack located behind knitting machine. Spindle heights range from thirty-eight to seventy inches from the floor. Thread the knitting machines by properly threading yarn/nylon through small eyelets as necessary. Requires reaching above shoulder level. 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. With one hand, pull one sock its full length over other hand and arm, twist arm and spread fingers apart to get a close look at the quality of the knitting. Pull sock off arm inside out and repeat process, inspecting the inside of the sock. Pull the sock off right side out. Every sixth sock knit by each assigned machine is to be inspected in this manner. During an eight hour shift, an average of four hundred (400) socks would be inspected in this manner. Complete daily work tickets, production forms and all other required paperwork in a timely manner.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.Notify Mechanic when a sizing problem is detected so Mechanic can size socks and adjust machines as necessary.Participate in five minute exercise program twice daily.Prompt and regular attendance is required.MACHINES, TOOLS USED: Knitting machines, Nippers/scissors, Tweezers, Apron, Wheeled carts, Step stool, Bundle tiesPROTECTIVE EQUIP REQUIRED:Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs)Must wear long hair pulled back.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 6:00 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.

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