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VF Corporation Lead Textile Technician in Durham, North Carolina

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Lead Textile Technician: Become the Newest Member of the VF Family

As Lead Textile Technician, you will properly operate equipment for fabric manufacturing. You will act as the Lead for the operation, setting-up and breaking down production equipment, cleaning production areas, and maintaining consumable supplies. Additionally, you will operate manufacturing processing equipment by following standard operations procedures. You will assist with day to day scheduling of operational activities.

How You Will Make a Difference:

  • Inspect products to ensure that specifications are met and to determine if machines need adjustment.

  • Observe cloth to detect defects.

  • Set up, or set up and operate textile machines that perform textile processing and manufacturing operations

  • Start machines, monitor operations, and make adjustments as needed. * Inspect machinery to determine whether repairs are needed.

  • Notify supervisors or repair staff of mechanical malfunctions.

  • Record information about work completed and machine settings.

  • Confer with co-workers to obtain information about orders, processes, or problems.

  • Clean, oil, and lubricate machines, using air hoses, cleaning solutions, rags, oil cans, or grease guns.

Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years

Educational/ Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of Associate's Degree or Technical College or equivalent work experience

  • Experience in wet processing, preparation, printing, steaming, washing, finishing and examination preferred

  • A thorough understanding of computer controls as well as mechanical aptitude is important

  • Ability to read/interpret measurements

  • Ability to use basic hand tools

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and exhibit leadership skill in individual area of expertise

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 50lbs

  • Manual dexterity

VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.