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Listed below are 8 job openings that Ford & Associates are trying to fill. Please select a job that you are interested in, and click on the “Submit resume” button to contact Ford & Associates!
Title: Mechanical Technician (s)
Location: Gastonia, NC
Salary: $22 - 25/hour + overtime
We are seeking a plant maintenance shop mechanic with experience in both welding and fabrication and to perform work on repairs and maintain plant wide production and facility equipment. Skills necessary will be to diagnose and repair mechanical and some electrical problems while coordinating with machine operators, supervisors and other maintenance workers. Areas of importance include mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and production machines with demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills for analysis. The successful candidate will have about five years hands on related work experience. A Technical School background will be helpful, but this can be offset by experience.
Title: Mueller Weaving Loom Technician
Location: Belmont, NC vicinity
Salary: $15 - 20/hour
Textile Weaving operation seeking experienced weaving fixer/technicians for either 2nd or 3rd shift with 3 or more years of related experience. Initial employment would be on first shift to get you familiar with the operations and procedures. We are especially interested in someone who has technician experience on narrow fabric weaving, but initial training to learn Mueller looms can be provided if you do have a strong weaving loom technician background. This company is expanding operations, business is strong, and overtime opportunities are available for increased earnings. We are open to hiring from anywhere in the surrounding states, and our Client is willing to help with relocation expenses. This opportunity is not open to VISA sponsorship.
Title: Vice President Operations
Location: Carolinas
Salary: $150K+ range
Experienced operational and corporate leadership (preferably from Textile Industries, such as yarn, weave, knit, dye, finish ) with demonstrated professional presence, profile, and leadership characteristics evidenced from a successful career path at similar operational levels. Budget development and adherence coupled with good business sense and business development will be critical components for the successful candidate. Strong hands on operations experience should provide a base for this position AND technical background and leadership in beck and jet dyeing will be a strong plus although this job is broader based than that requirement. The position is not open to VISA sponsorship. Send resume in confidence directly to
Title: PLC Electronics Technician
Location: South Central NC
Salary: $25 - $32/hour DOA
This position was responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting PLC's, instrumentation, and controls in a highly automated manufacturing facility. Knowledge of control system components in motors, solenoids, limit switches, PLC I/O modules, and photo-eye sensors is required including variable frequency drives and similar components. Seeking someone with 3+ years related technician experience. A multi-craft background will also be helpful.
Title: Facilities Engineering Manager - Textiles
Location: Carolinas
Salary: To $100K, DOQ
Confidential search for experienced Textile Facilities Engineering Managers. We have openings in both dye/finish as well as in greige mill operations, including yarn manufacturing.
Title: Plant Cost Accountant
Location: Ohio
Salary: $65 - 75K Range
This company is a leader in their industry and is seeking a Cost Accountant responsible for calculating and tracking operating costs related to labor,raw materials, overhead, inventory, etc; analyzing changes in product design, manufacturing methods, to determine the effect on costs, comparing factors affecting prices and productivity, and preparing summaries and variance reports. Requirements include a degree in business or accounting and 2 - 5 years in a MRP environment. Position reports to an Accounting Manager and will have daily interactions with Production, Engineering, Marketing, Sales, and other accounting staff. Relocation assistance is available. Cost Accounting experience must be from manufacturing environment Our client is not open to VISA sponsorship
Title: All warp knit positions
Location: North Carolina
Salary: Depends on qualifications
We have clients that have asked us to help them find qualified employees. These positions are for hourly employees, technicians, and shift and department managers that have warp knit experience in production and dyeing and finishing. Excellent company, good benefits and locations. NOTE: Client not receptive to VISA Sponsorships
Title: Knit Dye/Finish Managers
Location: Carolinas
Salary: Open to Qualifications
We have several clients in the Carolina's seeking talented and experienced Department level or higher candidates to be considered in confidence regarding opportunities anticipated in the near future. Please resume as an attachment directly to me at
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