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      • 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
      • $17.00 per hour
      • 10:30 PM - 7:00 AM
      Responsible for routine repairs, scheduled maintenance and cleaning of assigned knitting machines, sock sizing, occasional size and style changes and correcting any conditions or situations pertaining to the assigned knitting machines that adversely affect the quality or production of goods produced.Responsibilities:Must be able to accurately identify flaws in the product and make the appropriate repair(s) necessary to knitting machines to correct the problem(s).Must be flexible to work on different machines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Read and follow specification charts and materials accurately.Check stop motions daily to ensure they are working properly.Oil knitting machines without automatic oilers every two hours.Ensure that knitting machines with automatic oilers are kept full of needle oil and working properly.Blow off knitting machines with air hose four or more times per shift. Air hose must be at 30 psi.Size socks once per shift.Size socks immediately following a size or style change and anytime requested to do so by the Knitter(s). Size changes, hang one sock inside out and one right side out on machine.Participate in providing and receiving feedback to Supervisor and other members.Listen to instruction and feedback from Supervisor to improve performance.Monitor own break times ? begin work and return from breaks on time.Assist Supervisor in achieving a productive team by assisting other team members with production demands or absences.Perform size and style changes on knitting machines as requested.Make all attempts to reduce waste when threading and repairing machines.Must assume the knitters cycle of machines while Knitters are on break.Must communicate known problems with assigned knitting machines to the next Mechanic coming on duty.Keep all broken needles, sinkers, etc. picked up from the machines and the floor at all times.Accurately complete style and size change slips, lycra tension slips, and any other required paperwork in a timely manner and route them to the appropriate person.Follow all required machine flagging procedures during repairs.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Able to use the following hand tools: Tool pouch and belt, pliers, open end wrenches, allen wrenches, tape measurer, screw drivers, Tape Measurer, Vice Grips, Tweezers, Crescent Wrench, Magnets, Punch, Power Grinder, and more.PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs).Must wear long hair pulled back and tied.Must wear safety glasses when neededEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must successfully complete the Line Mechanic Training Program.Maintenance or mechanical experience desired.ust achieve a passing grade on Mechanical Comprehension Test. 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.
      Responsible for routine repairs, scheduled maintenance and cleaning of assigned knitting machines, sock sizing, occasional size and style changes and correcting any conditions or situations pertaining to the assigned knitting machines that adversely affect the quality or production of goods produced.Responsibilities:Must be able to accurately identify flaws in the product and make the appropriate repair(s) necessary to knitting machines to correct the problem(s).Must be flexible to work on different machines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Read and follow specification charts and materials accurately.Check stop motions daily to ensure they are working properly.Oil knitting machines without automatic oilers every two hours.Ensure that knitting machines with automatic oilers are kept full of needle oil and working properly.Blow off knitting machines with air hose four or more times per shift. Air hose must be at 30 psi.Size socks once per shift.Size socks immediately following a size or style change and anytime requested to do so by the Knitter(s). Size changes, hang one sock inside out and one right side out on machine.Participate in providing and receiving feedback to Supervisor and other members.Listen to instruction and feedback from Supervisor to improve performance.Monitor own break times ? begin work and return from breaks on time.Assist Supervisor in achieving a productive team by assisting other team members with production demands or absences.Perform size and style changes on knitting machines as requested.Make all attempts to reduce waste when threading and repairing machines.Must assume the knitters cycle of machines while Knitters are on break.Must communicate known problems with assigned knitting machines to the next Mechanic coming on duty.Keep all broken needles, sinkers, etc. picked up from the machines and the floor at all times.Accurately complete style and size change slips, lycra tension slips, and any other required paperwork in a timely manner and route them to the appropriate person.Follow all required machine flagging procedures during repairs.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Able to use the following hand tools: Tool pouch and belt, pliers, open end wrenches, allen wrenches, tape measurer, screw drivers, Tape Measurer, Vice Grips, Tweezers, Crescent Wrench, Magnets, Punch, Power Grinder, and more.PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs).Must wear long hair pulled back and tied.Must wear safety glasses when neededEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must successfully complete the Line Mechanic Training Program.Maintenance or mechanical experience desired.ust achieve a passing grade on Mechanical Comprehension Test. 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.
      • 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
      • $17.00 per hour
      • 10:30 PM - 7:00 AM
      Responsible for routine repairs, scheduled maintenance and cleaning of assigned knitting machines, sock sizing, occasional size and style changes and correcting any conditions or situations pertaining to the assigned knitting machines that adversely affect the quality or production of goods produced.Responsibilities:Must be able to accurately identify flaws in the product and make the appropriate repair(s) necessary to knitting machines to correct the problem(s).Must be flexible to work on different machines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Read and follow specification charts and materials accurately.Check stop motions daily to ensure they are working properly.Oil knitting machines without automatic oilers every two hours.Ensure that knitting machines with automatic oilers are kept full of needle oil and working properly.Blow off knitting machines with air hose four or more times per shift. Air hose must be at 30 psi.Size socks once per shift.Size socks immediately following a size or style change and anytime requested to do so by the Knitter(s). Size changes, hang one sock inside out and one right side out on machine.Participate in providing and receiving feedback to Supervisor and other members.Listen to instruction and feedback from Supervisor to improve performance.Monitor own break times ? begin work and return from breaks on time.Assist Supervisor in achieving a productive team by assisting other team members with production demands or absences.Perform size and style changes on knitting machines as requested.Make all attempts to reduce waste when threading and repairing machines.Must assume the knitters cycle of machines while Knitters are on break.Must communicate known problems with assigned knitting machines to the next Mechanic coming on duty.Keep all broken needles, sinkers, etc. picked up from the machines and the floor at all times.Accurately complete style and size change slips, lycra tension slips, and any other required paperwork in a timely manner and route them to the appropriate person.Follow all required machine flagging procedures during repairs.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Able to use the following hand tools: Tool pouch and belt, pliers, open end wrenches, allen wrenches, tape measurer, screw drivers, Tape Measurer, Vice Grips, Tweezers, Crescent Wrench, Magnets, Punch, Power Grinder, and more.PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs).Must wear long hair pulled back and tied.Must wear safety glasses when neededEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must successfully complete the Line Mechanic Training Program.Maintenance or mechanical experience desired.ust achieve a passing grade on Mechanical Comprehension Test. 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.
      Responsible for routine repairs, scheduled maintenance and cleaning of assigned knitting machines, sock sizing, occasional size and style changes and correcting any conditions or situations pertaining to the assigned knitting machines that adversely affect the quality or production of goods produced.Responsibilities:Must be able to accurately identify flaws in the product and make the appropriate repair(s) necessary to knitting machines to correct the problem(s).Must be flexible to work on different machines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Read and follow specification charts and materials accurately.Check stop motions daily to ensure they are working properly.Oil knitting machines without automatic oilers every two hours.Ensure that knitting machines with automatic oilers are kept full of needle oil and working properly.Blow off knitting machines with air hose four or more times per shift. Air hose must be at 30 psi.Size socks once per shift.Size socks immediately following a size or style change and anytime requested to do so by the Knitter(s). Size changes, hang one sock inside out and one right side out on machine.Participate in providing and receiving feedback to Supervisor and other members.Listen to instruction and feedback from Supervisor to improve performance.Monitor own break times ? begin work and return from breaks on time.Assist Supervisor in achieving a productive team by assisting other team members with production demands or absences.Perform size and style changes on knitting machines as requested.Make all attempts to reduce waste when threading and repairing machines.Must assume the knitters cycle of machines while Knitters are on break.Must communicate known problems with assigned knitting machines to the next Mechanic coming on duty.Keep all broken needles, sinkers, etc. picked up from the machines and the floor at all times.Accurately complete style and size change slips, lycra tension slips, and any other required paperwork in a timely manner and route them to the appropriate person.Follow all required machine flagging procedures during repairs.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Able to use the following hand tools: Tool pouch and belt, pliers, open end wrenches, allen wrenches, tape measurer, screw drivers, Tape Measurer, Vice Grips, Tweezers, Crescent Wrench, Magnets, Punch, Power Grinder, and more.PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs).Must wear long hair pulled back and tied.Must wear safety glasses when neededEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must successfully complete the Line Mechanic Training Program.Maintenance or mechanical experience desired.ust achieve a passing grade on Mechanical Comprehension Test. 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.
      • Clear Lake, Iowa
      • Permanent
      • $15.00 per hour
      • 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
      The Production team builds new wood pallets and rebuilds/recycles used wood pallets.Responsibilities:Saw Operator: In this role, members will be responsible for running pallets through a tear down saw in order to reclaim usable lumber from used pallets. Day-To-Day Responsibilities include operating tear down saws, fork trucks, and skid loads.Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PMSkills:Skills: Ability to use saws, fork trucks, skid loaders, hand tools, air tools, and electric lift tools.Education:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:A background in manufacturing would be preferred. Direct Hire positions with a 25 year company. No drug screen, background check or HS diploma required. Benefits include: Paid time off, Paid Holidays, Onsite Snacks, Financial Planning Resources, Company Matched 401k, Free Wash Services to Employees & Significant Others, Employee Discounts on Most ProductsSpherion 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.
      The Production team builds new wood pallets and rebuilds/recycles used wood pallets.Responsibilities:Saw Operator: In this role, members will be responsible for running pallets through a tear down saw in order to reclaim usable lumber from used pallets. Day-To-Day Responsibilities include operating tear down saws, fork trucks, and skid loads.Working hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PMSkills:Skills: Ability to use saws, fork trucks, skid loaders, hand tools, air tools, and electric lift tools.Education:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:A background in manufacturing would be preferred. Direct Hire positions with a 25 year company. No drug screen, background check or HS diploma required. Benefits include: Paid time off, Paid Holidays, Onsite Snacks, Financial Planning Resources, Company Matched 401k, Free Wash Services to Employees & Significant Others, Employee Discounts on Most ProductsSpherion 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
      • $17.00 per hour
      • 10:30 PM - 7:00 AM
      Responsible for routine repairs, scheduled maintenance and cleaning of assigned knitting machines, sock sizing, occasional size and style changes and correcting any conditions or situations pertaining to the assigned knitting machines that adversely affect the quality or production of goods produced.Responsibilities:Must be able to accurately identify flaws in the product and make the appropriate repair(s) necessary to knitting machines to correct the problem(s).Must be flexible to work on different machines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Read and follow specification charts and materials accurately.Check stop motions daily to ensure they are working properly.Oil knitting machines without automatic oilers every two hours.Ensure that knitting machines with automatic oilers are kept full of needle oil and working properly.Blow off knitting machines with air hose four or more times per shift. Air hose must be at 30 psi.Size socks once per shift.Size socks immediately following a size or style change and anytime requested to do so by the Knitter(s). Size changes, hang one sock inside out and one right side out on machine.Participate in providing and receiving feedback to Supervisor and other members.Listen to instruction and feedback from Supervisor to improve performance.Monitor own break times ? begin work and return from breaks on time.Assist Supervisor in achieving a productive team by assisting other team members with production demands or absences.Perform size and style changes on knitting machines as requested.Make all attempts to reduce waste when threading and repairing machines.Must assume the knitters cycle of machines while Knitters are on break.Must communicate known problems with assigned knitting machines to the next Mechanic coming on duty.Keep all broken needles, sinkers, etc. picked up from the machines and the floor at all times.Accurately complete style and size change slips, lycra tension slips, and any other required paperwork in a timely manner and route them to the appropriate person.Follow all required machine flagging procedures during repairs.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Able to use the following hand tools: Tool pouch and belt, pliers, open end wrenches, allen wrenches, tape measurer, screw drivers, Tape Measurer, Vice Grips, Tweezers, Crescent Wrench, Magnets, Punch, Power Grinder, and more.PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs).Must wear long hair pulled back and tied.Must wear safety glasses when neededEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must successfully complete the Line Mechanic Training Program.Maintenance or mechanical experience desired.ust achieve a passing grade on Mechanical Comprehension Test. 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.
      Responsible for routine repairs, scheduled maintenance and cleaning of assigned knitting machines, sock sizing, occasional size and style changes and correcting any conditions or situations pertaining to the assigned knitting machines that adversely affect the quality or production of goods produced.Responsibilities:Must be able to accurately identify flaws in the product and make the appropriate repair(s) necessary to knitting machines to correct the problem(s).Must be flexible to work on different machines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Read and follow specification charts and materials accurately.Check stop motions daily to ensure they are working properly.Oil knitting machines without automatic oilers every two hours.Ensure that knitting machines with automatic oilers are kept full of needle oil and working properly.Blow off knitting machines with air hose four or more times per shift. Air hose must be at 30 psi.Size socks once per shift.Size socks immediately following a size or style change and anytime requested to do so by the Knitter(s). Size changes, hang one sock inside out and one right side out on machine.Participate in providing and receiving feedback to Supervisor and other members.Listen to instruction and feedback from Supervisor to improve performance.Monitor own break times ? begin work and return from breaks on time.Assist Supervisor in achieving a productive team by assisting other team members with production demands or absences.Perform size and style changes on knitting machines as requested.Make all attempts to reduce waste when threading and repairing machines.Must assume the knitters cycle of machines while Knitters are on break.Must communicate known problems with assigned knitting machines to the next Mechanic coming on duty.Keep all broken needles, sinkers, etc. picked up from the machines and the floor at all times.Accurately complete style and size change slips, lycra tension slips, and any other required paperwork in a timely manner and route them to the appropriate person.Follow all required machine flagging procedures during repairs.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Able to use the following hand tools: Tool pouch and belt, pliers, open end wrenches, allen wrenches, tape measurer, screw drivers, Tape Measurer, Vice Grips, Tweezers, Crescent Wrench, Magnets, Punch, Power Grinder, and more.PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs).Must wear long hair pulled back and tied.Must wear safety glasses when neededEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must successfully complete the Line Mechanic Training Program.Maintenance or mechanical experience desired.ust achieve a passing grade on Mechanical Comprehension Test. 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.
      • 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
      • $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
      • $17.00 per hour
      • 10:30 PM - 7:00 AM
      Responsible for routine repairs, scheduled maintenance and cleaning of assigned knitting machines, sock sizing, occasional size and style changes and correcting any conditions or situations pertaining to the assigned knitting machines that adversely affect the quality or production of goods produced.Responsibilities:Must be able to accurately identify flaws in the product and make the appropriate repair(s) necessary to knitting machines to correct the problem(s).Must be flexible to work on different machines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Read and follow specification charts and materials accurately.Check stop motions daily to ensure they are working properly.Oil knitting machines without automatic oilers every two hours.Ensure that knitting machines with automatic oilers are kept full of needle oil and working properly.Blow off knitting machines with air hose four or more times per shift. Air hose must be at 30 psi.Size socks once per shift.Size socks immediately following a size or style change and anytime requested to do so by the Knitter(s). Size changes, hang one sock inside out and one right side out on machine.Participate in providing and receiving feedback to Supervisor and other members.Listen to instruction and feedback from Supervisor to improve performance.Monitor own break times ? begin work and return from breaks on time.Assist Supervisor in achieving a productive team by assisting other team members with production demands or absences.Perform size and style changes on knitting machines as requested.Make all attempts to reduce waste when threading and repairing machines.Must assume the knitters cycle of machines while Knitters are on break.Must communicate known problems with assigned knitting machines to the next Mechanic coming on duty.Keep all broken needles, sinkers, etc. picked up from the machines and the floor at all times.Accurately complete style and size change slips, lycra tension slips, and any other required paperwork in a timely manner and route them to the appropriate person.Follow all required machine flagging procedures during repairs.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Able to use the following hand tools: Tool pouch and belt, pliers, open end wrenches, allen wrenches, tape measurer, screw drivers, Tape Measurer, Vice Grips, Tweezers, Crescent Wrench, Magnets, Punch, Power Grinder, and more.PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs).Must wear long hair pulled back and tied.Must wear safety glasses when neededEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must successfully complete the Line Mechanic Training Program.Maintenance or mechanical experience desired.ust achieve a passing grade on Mechanical Comprehension Test. 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.
      Responsible for routine repairs, scheduled maintenance and cleaning of assigned knitting machines, sock sizing, occasional size and style changes and correcting any conditions or situations pertaining to the assigned knitting machines that adversely affect the quality or production of goods produced.Responsibilities:Must be able to accurately identify flaws in the product and make the appropriate repair(s) necessary to knitting machines to correct the problem(s).Must be flexible to work on different machines to meet production demands on a daily basis.Read and follow specification charts and materials accurately.Check stop motions daily to ensure they are working properly.Oil knitting machines without automatic oilers every two hours.Ensure that knitting machines with automatic oilers are kept full of needle oil and working properly.Blow off knitting machines with air hose four or more times per shift. Air hose must be at 30 psi.Size socks once per shift.Size socks immediately following a size or style change and anytime requested to do so by the Knitter(s). Size changes, hang one sock inside out and one right side out on machine.Participate in providing and receiving feedback to Supervisor and other members.Listen to instruction and feedback from Supervisor to improve performance.Monitor own break times ? begin work and return from breaks on time.Assist Supervisor in achieving a productive team by assisting other team members with production demands or absences.Perform size and style changes on knitting machines as requested.Make all attempts to reduce waste when threading and repairing machines.Must assume the knitters cycle of machines while Knitters are on break.Must communicate known problems with assigned knitting machines to the next Mechanic coming on duty.Keep all broken needles, sinkers, etc. picked up from the machines and the floor at all times.Accurately complete style and size change slips, lycra tension slips, and any other required paperwork in a timely manner and route them to the appropriate person.Follow all required machine flagging procedures during repairs.Prompt and regular attendance is required.Working hours: 10:30 PM - 7:00 AMSkills:Able to use the following hand tools: Tool pouch and belt, pliers, open end wrenches, allen wrenches, tape measurer, screw drivers, Tape Measurer, Vice Grips, Tweezers, Crescent Wrench, Magnets, Punch, Power Grinder, and more.PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Must wear approved hearing protection (i.e. ear plugs).Must wear long hair pulled back and tied.Must wear safety glasses when neededEducation:No Degree RequiredExperience:0-1 yearsQualifications:Must be able to read and write legibly.Must successfully complete the Line Mechanic Training Program.Maintenance or mechanical experience desired.ust achieve a passing grade on Mechanical Comprehension Test. 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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