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Full-time Industrial Knitter

at Barbarian Sports Wear in Kitchener

Barbarian Sportswear is one of few textile manufacturers in Canada. We specialize in rugby uniforms and rugby inspired clothing supplying to retail stores, university bookstores, and rugby teams from beginner to national. Barbarian Sportswear employees are a team of fun, motivated and hardworking individuals, but as a growing business, we are looking for a new key player! We have an opportunity for a full time Industrial Knitter to join our team in Kitchener. The ideal person will have a positive attitude, be responsible, dependable, have excellent manual dexterity and be able to lift up to 35 lbs.

Experience is an asset but we are willing to train the right person.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

· Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor

· Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures

· Refer to orders for sewing garments

· Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary detail to work

· Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices

· Set up, or set up and operate textile machines that perform textile processing and manufacturing operations such as winding, twisting, knitting, weaving, bonding, or stretching

· Observe woven cloth to detect weaving defects.

· Feed materials or products into or through equipment

· Examine looms to determine causes of loom stoppage, such as warp filling, harness breaks, or mechanical defects

· Operate machines for test runs to verify adjustments and to obtain product samples

· Ensure that each part passed to the next station meets the customers' quality expectations.

· Clean materials to prepare them for production

· Knowledgeable of all defect types that are beyond customer and internal boundaries thus ensuring each part produced meets acceptable quality standards before leaving the work station.
Move material around the plant from station to station and place in the properly identified location.

The position is full time, Monday – Friday, and based in Kitchener, Ontario.

Salary: From $15.75 per hour

Wage determined based on experience.


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We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected will be contacted for pre screening.



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