Textile Dyer

Listowel, ON, Canada

Job Type:

Full Time

About Spinrite

Spinrite is an inspiration and education-driven crafts company in the North American market. Bernat, Red Heart, Caron,  Coats & Clark and Yarnspirations are our key brands,  supporting brick and mortar and e-commerce sales channels. Our products are available at leading retailers such as Walmart, Amazon, Jo-Ann Stores and Michaels. We take pride in what we do and are passionate about inspiring creativity for our consumers. Recently, we have grown significantly. In early 2019, we purchased Coats & Clark, which essentially doubled the size of our company. Moving to the future, our vision is to the world’s largest inspiration-driven company for makers all over the world.

About the Role

Reporting to the Supervisor, this individual will be responsible for the dyeing of production loads, ensuring that formulas are followed with precision and great care is taken to achieving consistent results. This position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties and responsibilities:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all loads have been counted and weighed.

  • Ensure all machines are clean before dyeing.

  • Ensure all shades have been approved before removing load from machine.

  • Ensure all cottons are bleached and scoured before dyeing.

  • Ability to run up to five variegated machines and to load/unload machines.

  • Responsible for dyeing acrylics, cottons and wools.

  • Responsible for retrieving chemicals and adding to dye bath according to formula.

  • Responsible for premixing dyes in boil-up room.

  • Ensure all shades have been approved before removing load from machine.

  • Employee will complete training on all dye machines and will be assigned according to production needs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Weekend work may be required.

Qualifications

  • Must be willing to train on different dyeing machines.

  • Ability to operate material handling equipment.

  • Ability to work and cross train in a team environment.

  • Strong math and science skills would be an asset

  • Effective Problem-Solving Skills.

  • A good eye for colour

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs.

Spinrite is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without regard to any status protected by the Ontario Human Rights Code, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and applicable state law. If you need assistance or accommodations during any part of the application or interview process, please contact us at 519-291-3780 and ask to be directed to HR.