Knitting Operator
Myant
Etobicoke, Ontario, CA
2d ago

About us :

At Myant, we are creating the world’s first textile computing platform, integrating technology directly into the only thing we’ve been wearing our entire life †clothing.

SKIIN is our first consumer facing brand, and SKIIN’s vision is to enhance human ability through connected clothing - think Ironman’s suit, but comfortable.

The sensors and actuators embedded within our apparel create your Digital Identity, which will be consumed by those who matter to you - your family members, doctors, coaches, other IoT devices - without you consciously having to think about it.

Imagine a world where you walk into your house and the temperature automatically adjusts to your optimal body temperature, the lights adjust to your mood, or your doctor is aware of the onset of a disease before you even visit.

The line between the digital and physical world is becoming increasingly blurry, and we believe textile is the next medium to bridge that gap.

We’re looking for people who believe in our mission to make wearable technology truly ubiquitous and convenient, so that everyone can benefit from it.

We are a cross-functional team solving big challenges at the intersection of fashion, electronics, software, and data science.

Position : Knitting Operator

The Knitting Operator will operate machines to knit fabrics, garment parts and other articles from yarns such as cotton, wool, nylon and rayon.

Responsibilities :

  • Preparing machines for operation by selecting and installing attachments and components for specialized functions
  • Setting and operating controls used to regulate processing operations
  • Starting machines and monitoring operation to detect faults and ensure effectiveness of operation
  • Preparing bundles for dye, finishing preparation
  • Load yarn packages based on machine set up
  • Positioning and feeding machines with fibre packages
  • Repairing broken yarns by tying and splicing ends
  • Examining finished products for defects and variations, reporting faults in machines, and carrying out quality control procedures
  • Replenish packages based on knitting specifications sheet
  • Setting up machines for knit trials
  • Calibrating machines
  • Populate knitting specification form including pre fixation-dyeing parameters
  • Manage machine spare parts and catalog inventory
  • Assist Development / Production “Hand-Off†approval key / USB from Fabric technician
  • Daily interaction with production team relative to their programs, chains †re; efficiency
  • Pre-fixation / Heat setting & coordinate items for dyeing
  • Weight and time studies & yarn consumption
  • Assist in production related activities when required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications Required :

  • Looking for those who are legally entitled to work in Canada and are currently in North America
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to distinguish between many colors and shades
  • Experience of a manufacturing operations is a bonus
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is a bonus
  • Specializations Preferred :

  • Flat Bed Knitter
  • Circular Knitter
  • Warp Knitter
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