Hand Weavers (Manufacturing / Production Worker)

Fiber Materials Inc - Biddeford, ME2.9

Hand weavers are required to support manufacturing and process requirements in the weaving department. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 7AM - 3:30PM or 8AM - 4:30PM (40 hours / week). Overtime, when available, will be paid 1.5x hourly rate after 40 hours worked. Starting pay will be $14.50 / hour.

Must be able to stand for periods of time, perform repetitive hand weaving tasks including using tools and applying physical force to weaving fixtures.
Make needles, spools, and perform associated utility jobs.
Inspect products to ensure that specifications are met.
Duties may include loom set-up, rodding, weaving functions, documentation updates, in-process compressions, and frame installation.
Previous weaving, needlework skills or needlepoint are a plus, but we are willing to train.
Air conditioned area.
Must wear safety shoes and safety eyewear.
Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
Supports, cooperates with, and participates in company-wide Lean improvement initiatives

Must be capable of working with minimal supervision and accept responsibility for quality of work product. The integrity and reliability of the individual employee is important to the performance of this position. Tasks will require use of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety footwear, safety eyeglasses.

Must pass vision test; have good eye to hand coordination.
Must have strong attention to detail; have the capability to work with a partner.
Ability to work well within a team and independently; detail oriented.
High School diploma or equivalent GED;
Ability to read, comprehend, and write.
Possess basic math skills. A basic math skill test will be given to candidates
Manufacturing experience/exposure is desired.
Must pass physical screening and drug/alcohol screening.

$1,500 sign on bonus!
Medical, Vision and Dental (effective on date of hire)
8 paid holidays
14 days of Paid Time Off (PTO)
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
401 (k) plan with employer match
Tuition reimbursement
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and the opportunity to join a well-established organization. If you thrive in a challenging environment and have a proven track record in achieving results, come join our worldwide organization.

If you have any questions about our application process, you’re welcome to email us at hr@fibermaterialsinc.com.