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Machine Operator - Quilter Operator

May 28, 2013 - June 28, 2013
Location:Louisville, KY
Salary Range:Competitive Rate
Benefits:Includes health, dental and life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays, vacation.
Employment Type:Full Time
Location:Louisville, KY
Description:Quilter Operator operates an industrial machine that quilts cloth and filler to form quilted cloth products.

Position is located in Bluegrass Industrial Park in eastern Jefferson County.

Shift Schedule:
6 a.m. - 6 p.m. 3 days per week
6 p.m. - 6 a.m. 3 days per week

Work 36 hours and get paid for 40 hours!!!

Duties:Essential duties and responsibilities includes the following:

Reads specifications to determine the correct top and bottom cloth, filler, stitch, trim and sizes for the order.

Changes over machine from one stitch and or size to another as needed by rearranging needle and knife placement.

Places orders in the computer for required raw materials from the warehouse.

Loads thread. Threads needles and loopers then checks thread tensions.

Loads cloth and filler onto machine with assistance of a hoist.

Depresses start button and machine automatically quilts the cloth and filler.

Monitors quality of production continuously watching for skipped stitches, pleats, holes in cloth or any other defects.

Communicates regularly with Quilt Feeder and Quilt Wind-up Operators about specifications, change overs, continuous production, etc.

Contacts Maintenance Mechanic for machine problems outside operator's capability to correct. Assists Mechanic as needed.

Fills in for Quilt Wind-up Operator and Quilt Feeder during lunch and breaks.

Maintains expected quality goals.

Maintains expected production goals.

Ensures the next shift has enough supplies to continue operating at the start of the shift without delay.

Completes a production sheet daily to be turned in to the supervisor at end of shift.

Observes all department and company safety rules.

Maintains a clean work area. Uses air hose to properly clean quilter and work area at the end of the shift. Properly disposes of trash at the end of the shift.

Any other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions and conduct basic mathematics involving weight measurements.

While performing duties, employee will be regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, crawl, reach and bend in order to operate equipment.

Must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds.

May be required to wear personal protective equipment.

Must be able to pass criminal background check and screening for illegal substances.

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