Production Associate/Machine Operator

Date Posted: June 3, 2019
Fiber Innovators International
Category: Machine Operation
Job Type: Full-Time

Fiber Innovators International

Company Description

Fiber Innovators works with commercial clients worldwide to fulfill their polyester sewing thread needs. We are the only producer of this material within the United States and have more than 60 years of experience. As an American company, Fiber Innovators supports the local community in Grover, NC and is passionate about the local economy.

Job Description


Safely and efficiently operate a variety of textile machines. Employees are cross-trained on all applicable equipment and must be flexible in working varied assignments.


  • Set up and operate machines to manufacture textiles based upon defined product specifications.
  • Take proper care of all equipment and facilities.
  • Complete tasks safely and efficiently with the highest level of quality in mind.
  • Maintain accurate records to ensure product and process traceability.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task.
  • Follow all company rules and policies.
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards. Report safety hazards and incidents to the supervisor immediately.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes cooperation with coworkers, customers, collaborators, vendors, and management.
  • Work with team member to maximize productivity and efficiency.
  • Uphold all ISO and OSHA standards and maintain documentation applicable to the responsibilities above.
  • Handle any additional tasks as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • Prior manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Flexible schedule is required; this position requires shift work. Including weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in an effective way.
  • Ability to produce quality products consistently.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Willingness to learn and apply technical/mechanical skills.
  • Possess solid problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised or with minimal supervision while meeting all product quality requirements.
  • Ability to work in a team to achieve goals.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools.


  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs manually consistently and frequently.
  • Able to withstand temperatures in typical manufacturing environment.
  • Position spends 75-80% of time standing, walking, climbing, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending and stooping, twisting, crouching, kneeling, and reaching.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.25 to $15.77 /hour


  • manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Machine Operator: 1 year (Preferred)

Location: Grover, NC (Preferred)

Work authorization: United States (Required)


  • Morning (Preferred)
  • Mid-Day (Preferred)
  • Evening (Preferred)
  • Graveyard (Preferred)

Pay Frequency: Bi weekly or Twice monthly

How to Apply

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