Machine Operator – Textile Manufacturer at Brookwood® Finishing – Kenyon, RI 02836

Join our team!  Our Coating and Finishing Departments are looking to fill several full-time machine operator positions on all shifts.  On-the-job training provided.

  • 1st shift (7a-3p)
  • 2nd shift (3p-11p)
  • 3rd shift (11p-7a)

In addition to shift differentials, we offer a “skills ladder”… the more machines you learn, the more money you will earn!

Job Summary

Machine operators are responsible for running specialized machinery such as gas frames, steam frames, calendars, and coaters while following processes to ensure fabrics meet customer specifications. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience in Manufacturing
  • Understanding of production procedures
  • Basic math, ability to read and follow simple instructions
  • Attention to detail and excellent eye for color
  • Physical stamina and strength
  • Lifting up to 50lbs


  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Service Recognition
  • Referral Program
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

Brookwood is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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