Function : Manufacturing
Location : Salisbury, North Carolina
Country : United States
Posted : Mar-18-2020
Type of job : Full time

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

More information about the Company and its corporate citizenship practices and initiatives can be found at and, respectively.


The primary function of a spinning operator is to cycle spinning frames performing work tasks that maximize efficiency, production, and quality while acting in a safe manner at all times.

Some specific duties include:

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times
  • Repair yarn breaks and clear red lights
  • Remove lap-ups on spinning frame shafts, cots and arbors as soon as noticed
  • Clean out spinning frame waste chambers as needed.
  • Minimize spin waste. (Keeping ends up.)
  • Maintain expected machine efficiency 92%
  • Must be on job when Frame is doffing to piece up ends
  • Use a spin bobbin to piece up at doff, put bobbin back when finished
  • Keep work area clean at all times

Physical job requirements for this position are:

  • Standing and walking at a steady pace for 12 hour shifts minus assigned breaks
  • Good hand and eye coordination and hand dexterity
  • Bending, stooping, reaching, pushing, pulling consistently thoughout the shift
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs without accommodation
  • Ability to work in cotton dust environment of 75 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Daily exposure to noise which requires proper personal protective equipment

Training will be provided for the qualified candidate.


Gildan understands that our employees are our biggest assets. With this in mind, we offer a generous benefits package that includes: Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays, Holidays, Health, Dental, Vision, Company Paid Life Insurance, AD&D, STD/LTD, matching 401(k) plan, and Employee Sales Discounts Events.


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