Gildan is a leading manufacturer of everyday basic apparel which markets its products in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including Gildan®, American Apparel®, Comfort Colors®, Gildan® Hammer™, Prim + Preux®, Gold Toe®, Anvil® by Gildan®, Alstyle®, Secret®, Silks®, Kushyfoot®, Secret Silky®, Therapy Plus™, Peds® and MediPeds®, and under the Under Armour® brand through a sock licensing agreement providing exclusive distribution rights in the United States and Canada. Our product offering includes activewear, underwear, socks, hosiery and legwear products sold to a broad range of customers, including wholesale distributors, screenprinters or embellishers, as well as to retailers that sell to consumers through their physical stores and/or e-commerce platforms. In addition, we sell directly to consumers through our own direct-to-consumer platforms.
Gildan owns and operates vertically-integrated, large-scale manufacturing facilities which are primarily located in Central America, the Caribbean Basin, North America, and Bangladesh. With over 50,000 employees worldwide Gildan operates with a strong commitment to industry-leading labor and environmental practices throughout its supply chain in accordance with its comprehensive Genuine Responsibility™ program embedded in the Company's long-term business strategy
Primary Job Function: The function of this job is to operate an assigned set of spinning frames at expected efficiency in a safe manner.
Main Job Duties:
Be prepared at shift change to promptly assume job responsibilities. Communicate with off going operator about existing problems.
Operate assigned spinning frames in a way to insure maximum quality and efficiency. Cycle frames timely, service lights, change wax, and replenish tubes, creel cans when necessary or asked by Supervisor.
Keep rows of cans aligned.
Discard minimal waste in correct cubes at end of frames.
Pull thread waste at designate times throughout shift.
Keep all body parts other than those used i.e. hands/arms to perform job duties at a minimum of 24 inches (2 feet) away from draft zone and drum shafts.
All Doors on frames and piercers/doffers must be closed.
All plastic covers must be on frames.
Other Job Duties:
Report accidents to supervisor immediately.
Wear hearing protection in required areas.
Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as required for specific work tasks.
Perform miscellaneous work tasks as directed by supervisor.
Follow safe work practices, policies, and procedures.
Report unsafe work conditions.
Wear dust mask at all times.