Fabric-Prep (Batcher)

Fabric-Prep (Batcher)

Location: Byron Center, MI 49315 or Graham, NC 27253

Compensation: $15/hr

Full Job Description

Applied Textiles is looking for a Fabric Prep-Batching Operator to join their Day shift team.

Why you should work for Applied Textiles:

  • Great benefits package that includes medical coverage, life insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation, PTO and holidays
  • Room for Advancement – Applied Company culture is about engaging high performance work teams.

Visit www.applied-textiles.com/about to learn more about our company.


The primary role of the Fabric Prep Operator is to prioritize and schedule work and performs a variety of duties associated with the Processing Technology department.


  • Activate pick groups assigned to Batch location by work order due date and like process specs.
  • Sorts fabric by pattern, color and width.
  • Physically sews individual pieces to create batch rolls in accordance to assigned Processing Specs.
  • Performs the Batch function in Applied Textiles Fabric Availability System per required fields.
  • Properly fills out batch packet and attaches piece ticket and fabric id swatch in sequence to physical batch.
  • Performs cursory inspection for incoming fabric defects.
  • Identifies and follows Trials and VITO’s instructions.
  • Operates a hi-lo as necessary to retrieve/stage material as needed.


  • End of Day Process for organization and next day set up.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Exceptional ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple projects to independently meet deadlines and complete tasks in an accurate manner.
  • Ability to follow detailed procedures and processes in verbal and written form.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with employees and wide range of functional areas.
  • Demonstrate skills in expressing ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic math skills. (Adding/Subtracting, read a tape measure).

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

The work is both physically and mentally demanding. This employee is expected to be on their feet much of the time. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific sensory abilities required by this job include sight, smell, and hearing. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to warehouse equipment, dust, moving mechanical parts, airborne particles, hazardous materials, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

For more information please contact HR at (616) 559-6109.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Byron Center, MI 49315: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
  • Graham, NC 27253: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

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