Current Openings:
Textiles, Non-woven & Fiber

CURRENT OPPORTUNITY LIST

 

SP ASSOCIATES, INC.

Executive Recruiters                                                                                                                         Date:  March 25, 2014

5950 Fairview Road, Suite 601

Charlotte, NC 28210

704-643-7250        (toll free-866-488-6677)                                                            Reply to Gabe Hill:              ghill@spassociates.com

Fax: 704-643-1249                                                                                                or Joel McIntyre:          jmcintyre@spassociates.com

 

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

$40-60K – Southeast – 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.

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 PROCESS ENGINEER

$60-80K – Maine – Nonwoven Industrial Products

Our client requires a degreed engineer with 5+ years in carded nonwovens and exposure to Lean manufacturing or Six Sigma methods of process improvement, equipment upgrades and project management.

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.

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.

MEDICAL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

$75-90K – North Carolina

This job requires a 4 year degree in textiles or engineering with experience and knowledge in elastic fabric and yarns and textile fabrication processes.  Preferably hosiery knitting and product R&D.  Knowledge of Six Sigma statistics and CAD software is very helpful. 

CIRCULAR KNIT FABRICS DYER

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

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

DYEING SUPERVISOR

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

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

TECHNICAL TEXTILE COATING MANAGER

$80-110K – PA

Requires BS Chem, BSCHE or Textile Chemistry and 8+ years of single end yarn coating formulations (dry resins) and process expertise.  Exposure to fiber optics or cable preparations is very helpful.

COATING SUPERVISOR/MANAGER

$45-75K (depending on experience level) – South Carolina – Fabric Finishing

Manage shift or department coating operation for major fabric finishing plant.  Build team to meet goals in quality control, cost containment, process efficiencies, safety, and related manufacturing benchmarks.

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. 

FIBER RECYCLING PRODUCTION MANAGER

$50-70K – North Carolina – Recycled Fiber and Yarn

Manage fiber sorting, rewinding, packaging and related recycling processes to meet goals of quality, costs, product performance and customer satisfaction.

TEXTILE ENGINEER – TEXTURIZED YARNS

$45-65K – North Carolina – Textured Yarns

This producer of solution dyed and textured polyester filament seeks an engineer with 1-6 years of experience in filament yarn extrusion and/or texturing.  Role will include process and product improvement, quality control, R&D, and related production and technical activities to improve costs, efficiencies and product performance.

TEXTILE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER

$80-100K –Southern New Jersey – High Tech Wovens

Lead diversified weaving operation to further develop technical products in ballistics, composites, and upholstery markets.

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.

R & D SCIENTIST/CHEMIST

$80-90K – South Carolina – Woven Cottons/Synthetics

A PhD in textiles, fibers, or related studies and 5+ years Research and Development which includes college and development/ research relationships are required to keep company at the cutting edge of product/process developments.

LAB SUPERVISOR

$50-60K South Carolina

Degree preferred and 2+ years of textile physical and chemical tests supervision.  Geo-textile experience helpful.

LAB MANAGER

$40-50K – North Carolina – Knits/Wovens QC and Shade Matching

Need 3+ years of experience in physical and chemical testing of fiber, yarn and fabric evaluation and supervision. 

CHEMICAL SALES – FIBER SPIN FINISH FOR CHINA MARKET

$90K – North Carolina base – Fiber Chemicals

5+ years in synthetic fibers with heavy exposure in developing business relationships in China and fluency in Mandarin language required.

RESINS SALESPERSON

100K+Bonus Potential, Auto and Expenses – South Carolina – Plastic Resins Salesperson

BS Engineering, Sales or Business required.  5+ years successful sales to injection molders (plastic resins strongly preferred) is required.  Call on existing clients as well as develop new ones through market research, referrals, trade shows and building relationships to be known as the “go to” person for new business in their markets.

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. 

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.

YARN SALES ENGINEER

$100K+ - South Carolina – Apparel and Industrial Yarns.

New Company seeks “road warrior” to develop business for very competitive yarn producer. 

NONWOVENS SALES ENGINEER

$60-80K – South Carolina – Nonwoven Felts

Develop new customers and increase existing market share in automotive and industrial products by developing relationships with key decision makers and researching market leads to meet current and potential customer needs.

PLANT ENGINEERS (3)

$75-110K – 2 in North Carolina and 1 in Georgia – Woven and Nonwoven Fabrics; Yarn

Both jobs require an engineering degree (with BSME preferred) and 5+ years of maintenance, repairs, project management for a variety of manufacturing and utilities machinery and facilities. 

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

$60-80K – South Carolina – Electrical Engineering and Process Controls Manager

Design, implement, maintain and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities components and systems of nonwoven and woven fabrics manufacturers.

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.

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