Current Openings:
Textiles, Non-woven & Fiber

                                                                                                                              

Gabe Hill                                                                                                                                                                     Joel McIntyre

SP ASSOCIATES, INC.

EXECUTIVE SEARCH CONSULTANTS

5950 FAIRVIEW ROAD, SUITE 601

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA  28210

(704) 643-7250 or (866) 488-6677  

FAX (704) 643-1249

Reply to: ghill@spassociates.com or jmcintyre@spassociates.com

Website: www.spassociates.com

CURRENT OPPORTUNITY LIST

                                                                                           Date:  August 26, 2014

 ENTRY LEVEL TEXTILE ENGINEERS (2)

$35-50K – Southeast – Management Training

We have several openings for degreed engineers with 0-3 years manufacturing experience in fibers, textiles, or nonwoven fabric producers.  These are for promotional opportunities in production management, technical, IT, or sales/marketing roles.

SHIFT SUPERVISORS

$40-60KSoutheast – Line Management

Multiple openings in knitting, nonwovens, dyeing, and finishing. Some do not require textile experience if leadership skills and successful teambuilding history are present, having led a group of hourly employees to improve efficiencies, quality, costs, product performance, and on time deliveries.

CARDING TECHNICAL MANAGER

$50-55k (plus excellent benefits and relocation plans) – Wisconsin – Carding Machinery

Lead cardroom machinery maintenance, set-up, style changer, modernization projects, cost reduction and related activities for diversified long staple yarn supplier. 

NONWOVENS PLANT MANAGER

$125K base + bonus potential – North Carolina

Requires 8+ years of carded nonwoven management.  Company has needled, hi loft, chemical bonded and calendared products for filtration, automotive, industrial and bedding end uses. 

NONWOVENS SUPERVISOR

$55-65K – North Carolina – Nonwovens

Have full night shift responsibility for carding and needle punching operations with unique work schedule which allows every other weekend off. 

CARDED NONWOVENS R&D MANAGER

$75K – North Carolina

Lead development activity in bedding, filtration and automotive industries.  Seeks degreed individual with 8+ years of experience.

OPERATIONS MANAGER

$80-90K – Georgia – Production Operations Planning

Lead multi-plant operations and supply chain activities with the emphasis on planning and forecasting raw material, machine capacity and manning requirements for weaving, dye/finish, and non-woven fabric manufacturing operations.

WARP KNITTING SUPERVISOR

$50K – North Carolina – Warp Knits

Lead off shift crew at established, diversified warp knitting operation to meet cost, efficiency, quality and waste targets. 

CIRCULAR KNIT VP OPERATIONS

$80-100K – North Carolina – Circular Knits

Rapidly growing company seeks experienced manager to handle quality control, fabric inspection, customer complaints, plant safety and related operations duties. 

CIRCULAR KNIT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (2)

$70-90K – North Carolina and South Carolina – Knitted Fabric R&D

Progressive, diversified, and successful company needs an experienced individual to lead development activities in apparel, industrial, automotive, military, aerospace, and other technical markets.

CIRCULAR KNITTING DEPARTMENT MANAGER

$55-65K - North Carolina – Circular Knitted Apparel

Take responsibility for apparel circular knitting department for current manager who is retiring soon.

KNITS DYE HOUSE MANAGER

$70-75K – North Carolina – Fabric Dyeing

8+ years of dyeing circular knitted apparel fabrics on jet machines, including lyera blends for active wear and swim wear end uses.   Manage small staff matching shades and approving quality. 

CIRCULAR KNIT FABRICS DYER

$60-75K – North Carolina – Stretch Knitted Fabrics Dyeing

Must have background with 4+ years dyeing knitted fabrics with Lycra blends. 

YARN DYEHOUSE MANAGER

$70-90K – North Carolina – Yarn Dyeing

Manage pressure package dyeing operation for progressive manufacturer of spun and filament yarns going into a wide range of end uses. 

DYEING SUPERVISOR (2)

$45-55K – Georgia & South Carolina – Fabrics for Zippers and Fasteners

Lead dyeing of narrow fabrics.  Must have strong color vision and ability to match shades. 

EXTRUDED NONWOVEN PRODUCTION MANAGER

$90-100K – North Carolina – Extruded Nonwovens

Lead fast paced polypropylene hygienic nonwovens producer to improve safety, quality and production efficiencies by directing supervisors and support personnel to properly lead hourly employees to follow standard procedures. 

PROCESS ENGINEER

$50-70K – North Carolina - Extruded Nonwovens

Requires BSCHE, BS Textiles, BSME or related technical degree and 1-3 years chemical process or manufacturing process engineering.  Duties are to assist in improving technical aspects of the operation and solving process problems. 

FIBER EXTRUSION MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR & MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (2)

$70K – Georgia

Degree preferred and 5+ years of experience. Also has a need for (2) maintenance technicians starting $15-20 per hour. 

TEXTILE MECHANICAL ENGINEER

$90-100K – Delaware – Nonwoven Medical Products

Candidates must have textile process experience providing mechanical engineering technical support to nonwoven products.  Duties involve improving processes, developing new products and processes, solving problems and ultimately reducing costs and off quality.  Involves close coordination with production, vendors, contractors, technical reps and customers. 

MECHANICAL PROJECT ENGINEERING MANAGERS (2)

$70-85K –South Carolina and Eastern Tennessee- Wovens and Plastics

Lead process improvement and related technical projects in woven industrial and laminated plastics operations.

YARN SALES (International)

Straight Commission (draw possible - North Carolina – Yarn Sales

US distributor of fibers and yarns seeks experienced Spanish speaking yarn sales rep to develop markets in Mexico, Central America, South America, and the US for flat, draw twisted, partially oriented filament and spun yarns. 

SPECIALTY YARN SALES AGENT

100% commission pay - Carolinas or California

Service existing accounts and develop new ones in a wide range of products and markets. 

REGIONAL SALES MANAGER (2) & Area Sales Rep (5)

$140K (Managers) $90K (Reps) – Eastern and Western Regions – Woven Fabric Sales

Sell woven fabrics to furniture and other home furnishing applications including contract and retail markets.  Minimum of three years in these markets is required. 

CIRCULAR KNITTED FABRIC SALES

$70-90K – Wisconsin – Circular Knitted Fabrics

Diversified circular knitted fabrics producer seeks an experienced fabric sales engineer who will relocate to Wisconsin and sell fabrics to apparel, industrial and military product markets. 

SALES ENGINEER

$60-70K Base – Midwest (Ohio ideal) Hook and Loop Closures

Build customer relationships by solving problems and consistent contact.  Find new uses for Velcro-type fasteners in automotive, transportation, packaging, food, or other industrial applications.

TECHNICAL TEXTILE EQUIPMENT SALES

$65-85k BASE + COMMISSIONS (TOTAL $100k) – From anyone’s home office preferably in the Southeast –

Textile machinery monitoring devices and IT Software

Need 5+ years of successful textile weaving machinery or parts sales.  Specific exposure selling electronic monitoring equipment and manufacturing data processing systems very helpful

NONWOVENS MAINENANCE MANAGER

$60-80K – San Antonio, TX – Nonwoven Fabrics

Carded/Needlepunched nonwovens producer needs experienced plant engineer to lead maintenance and repairs of production and utilities equipment and facilities including HVAC, electrical and related machinery. 

PROCESS/MACHINE DESIGN ENGINEERS (2)

$55-65K – North Carolina – Textile Process Engineering

This company produces woven, knitted and nonwoven fabrics for medical, automotive and industrial end cars.  They seek a degreed mechanical engineer with 1-5 years manufacturing experience.  Knowledge of textile process highly preferred. 

ELECTRO-MECHANICAL TECHNICIANS

$15-25 per hour – Both Carolinas – Maintenance and Repair

Multiple openings in various textile and related manufacturing plants.  Some require PLC programming and others are more mechanically oriented.  All relate to maintenance and repairs of both production and facilities equipment, including HVAC, electric drives, pumps, compressors and related machinery.

PURCHASING MANAGER

$80-90K – Georgia – Purchasing

Lead multi-plant purchasing activities for weaving, dye/finish and non-woven fabric manufacturing operations.

ERP ANALYST

$76-86K - North Carolina – Chemical Storage

Client seeks individual with 5-10years programming experience with at least 2 years working with Global Shop System.

 

 
SP ASSOCIATES, INC.
5950 Fairview Road • Suite 601 • Charlotte, NC 28210
Toll Free: 866.488.6677 • Local: 704.643.7250 • FAX: 704.643.1249