R&D Knitting Technician 


Hickory, NC

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Job Description

R&D Knitting Technician  ($30, 000 + $3,000 variable)


  1. Purpose of Position


Manufacture, process and document product samples.


  1. Key Responsibilities


Setup sample machines and knit product samples.


Process samples through all processes, measure and record measurements as well as assist in th$e creation of all documentation to support the new product.


Serve as a liaison to Operations in implementing new products.


Assist R&D Manager in other areas as needed.


III. Relationships


Individuals in this position will have interaction and communication with the following:

R&D Manager




  1. Measures of Performance


Delivery of quality manufactured samples

Delivery of projects against plans (schedules)

Adherence to processes and procedures

Quality of communications (written and oral)


Qualifications: Background and Skill




Knitting/Fixing experience with body size seamless or circular hosiery machines (men or women’s).

Ability to set-up machine from technical sheet, load programs into machine and working knowledge of adjusting machine for sizing of products.

Strong troubleshooting skills to resolve problems in sample development process.

Experience with Microsoft Office.




Personal Trait Profile


Work with minimal supervision

Ability to multi-task and handle several concurrent projects

Clear and concise oral and written communication skills

Team-oriented – good team leadership skills

Attention to detail

Job Requirements

Drug Test: Yes

Background Check: Yes

Resume Required: Yes

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Foothills Staffing, Inc.
920 Tate Blvd SE #107
Hickory, NC 28602
(828) 323-1514

Business Hours:

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday/Sunday Closed