Braiding Operator

The Braiding Operator is responsible for performing various duties, including set up, operate and tend machines that wind, twist and braid yarn.

Essential Functions

  • Thread yarn and other materials or products through equipment such as guides or needles.
  • Start machines, monitor operation, such as spinning & twisting, and make adjustments as needed.
  • Observe spinning & twisting process to detect defects.
  • Adjust machine controls, such as tensions or speeds to produce specified products.
  • Inspect and monitor machinery to ensure proper functioning and to determine whether repairs are needed.
  • Inspect products to ensure that specifications and quality control standards are met.
  • Record production data such as size, length and category of spool created.
  • Notify supervisor when additional materials are needed.
  • Required to complete other activities assigned by supervisor.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Take inventory at designated scheduled times during the year.


  • Strong knowledge of production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of goods.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, operation procedures and safety policies.
  • Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Demonstrated reliability
  • A work history that demonstrates the ability to set or exceed goals.

Physical Demands (including, but not limited to)

  • Must be physically able to perform work assigned.
  • The employee will be exposed to the following working conditions: heat and cold, noise, vibration, oils, and atmospheric conditions such as dust and fumes.
  • The employee will be required to perform the following actions: standing, walking, balancing, stooping, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, reaching, talking, seeing, hearing, and sitting.
  • Ability to occasionally lift or carry 50 pounds.


Experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment is preferred.


High school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred. Must be able to work a flexible schedule Monday through Friday and some weekends.


  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Company paid life, short-term, and long-term insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous matching
  • Vacation time
  • Personal/sick time
  • Profit sharing

SEPCO is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, protected veteran/military status or any other protected characteristic.

Must be able to pass a preemployment drug screen and a criminal background check

Email resume and references to Jean Ziegert.