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Nonwovens Needlepunch Machine Operators
Experienced operators to perform carding, calendaring and singeing beneficial, but not required.

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Machine Operator-Northeastern Nonwovens Inc. (NNI)

Job Description

Machine Operator

Rochester, NH—Northeastern Nonwovens Facility

The Manufacturing Department is responsible for the operation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of equipment responsible for the production, packaging, and distribution of Northeastern Nonwovens products.

The candidate will provide support for the mill operation on a fixed shift as an Entry Level Operator. Expectations of the candidate include demonstrating strong commitment to working effectively in a team environment, exhibiting strong communication skills, and focusing on providing strategic support to the mills goals and visions. This role will be critical to machine operation in assigned area as well as providing training support in other areas within facility as opportunities arise.

Responsibilities as a Northeastern Nonwovens Employee At NNI Mill


  • Safely operate high speed manufacturing equipment including warehouse or material handling responsibilities as needed
  • Master all process elements of role including troubleshooting and basic repair
  • Exhibit interpersonal skills necessary to work as a member of a high-performance team
  • Provide training support to other areas within the mill to help reach strategic mill goals
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Focus on safety through identifying and improving conditions that affect safety and upholding safety standards and expectations
  • Ensure quality through accomplishing tasks and showing concern for all aspects of the job
  • Take ownership to set high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility for successfully completing assignments or tasks
  • Place a high priority on the internal and external customer’s perspective when making decisions and taking action
  • Apply learning and new job related information in a timely manner
  • Be open to giving and receiving feedback in an effort to continuously build talent and foster development, using feedback constructively to improve when necessary
  • Gain trust from other by acting with integrity and following through on commitments, share ideas and treat ideas from others with respect
  • Collaborate and work cooperatively with other to help team achieve goals
  • Share information and ideas clearly to help others understand the message, listen actively to others
  • Identify and understand problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating alternatives and taking best possible action
  • Identify improvement opportunities, generate ideas, and implement solutions
  • Continuously reach across boundaries for new ideas to improve our business

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to maintain a work schedule of 4-10 hour shifts, including overtime, that could include weekends and holidays
  • At least one year of verifiable work experience in manufacturing
  • Basic Computer skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic mechanical, technical or manufacturing skills or related experience
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability, including troubleshooting, problem identification and resolution
  • Previous or current experience in an industrial manufacturing environment with industrial tractors or forklift operations
  • 2-3 years of verifiable work experience in manufacturing

This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Seniority Level
Entry level

Textile manufacturing, needlepunch

Employment Type

Complete medical and dental, 40 lk with company match, paid vacation and holidays



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