Operations Manager / Operator – Knitting Company
Technical and mechanical aptitude, must be able to understand machines and be able to be trained to repair them. These machines include but are not limited to knitting machines, sewing machines, pneumatic machines.
Willingness to learn about yarn, about knitting and learn how to operate all machines required in the production of stockinettes and be able to replace their operators when needed.
A positive attitude, a willingness to think outside the box, a willingness to get the job done.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel in order to print out logs and to record production.
Preparing and packing orders for shipment
Receiving yarns and other supplies for production.
Ensuring that all equipment is properly maintained and in good working order. This includes but is not limited to compressors, lights, doors, hoses, sewing machines, knitting machines, lifts, racks, heating system, etc…
Ensuring that the lifts are all running an on full charge.
Optimizing proper levels inventory of raw materials, goods in process as well as finished goods.
Properly managing the production to ensure that orders can leave as soon as possible. This includes keeping a list of all the inventory and looking comparing with sales analysis in the same period of prior year to ensure proper production & inventory levels.
Communicate with clients and respond to their requests regarding their orders.
Co-ordinate all logistics for receiving and shipping.
Good working knowledge of spoken and written English and French.
Good personal skills and ability to work under pressure when necessary.
Position requires manual work which includes picking up boxes, packing boxes, moving pallets, lifting heavy boxes etc…
Knowledge of using scales to weigh product and boxes.
Knowledge of working with quality and safety procedures.
Willing to learn work safety procedures as well as first aid.
Resourceful and willing to lend a hand to related companies owned by same owner.
Must be tidy and applies excellent hygiene procedures for the work environment.
Innovative, can look at improving tasks to make production more efficient and effective.
This position requires much physical exertion for about 3-4 hours a day in preparation of orders. The right candidate will have to cut and pack items, lift boxes that weigh in excess of 15kg or 33lbs, move pallets etc…
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $30,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year
- management: 1 year (Preferred)