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Machine Operator - Weaver

Voith Turbo

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Florence, MS
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Job Description

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Job Overview:


About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.3 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith Paper division, we are looking for:


Machine Operator - Weaver
Florence, MS

Summary

Joins and reinforces parts of articles and dryer clothing by performing the following duties:

Responsibilities

  • Operates machine to join, reinforce, seam dryer fabrics and conveyors
  • Selects thread, according to specifications or color of parts
  • Aligns fasteners, or trimmings, following seams, edges, or markings on felts
  • Sews felts with various types of stitches such as felling tacking, stitch and basting
  • Trims excess threads
  • Trims edges of parts
  • Identify weave patterns, spirals, and forming cables
  • Measures width of felt to begin seaming
  • Ties and sews on weights
  • Fringe and prepare fabric
  • Performs reweave sequence by specifications
  • Moves fabrics in and out of seaming area
  • Operates overhead gantry crane for material handling

Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the industry including people of color, LGBTQI+ community, women, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), Veterans, people of any age or family status. We embrace the competitive advantage that diversity brings and we strive to create a working environment that is inclusive of thought and talent.