Continental Corporation Twister Operator in Hogansville, Georgia

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230.000 employees in 56 countries. As a division in the Continental Corporation, ContiTech is one of the world's leading industrial specialists. Its customers can be found in key industries such as machine and plant engineering, mining, the agricultural industry, and the automotive industry. With around 46,000 employees in 44 countries, the company uses its development and material expertise for products and systems made of rubber, polyamide, metal, textile, and electronic components to combine these with individual services. ContiTech also offers functional and design-oriented living solutions and is always searching for customer-friendly and environmentally-friendly answers – going well and truly beyond its roots as a producer of rubber products. With sales of approximately €5.5 billion (2016), this international technology partner is active with core branches in Europe, Asia, North and South America.

Auto req ID 87610BR

Job Title Twister Operator

Country United States

Posting Location Hogansville, GA

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Start machines, monitor operation, and make adjustments as needed.

  • Replace depleted supply packages with full packages.

  • Tend machines that twist together two or more strands of yarn or insert additional twists

into single strands of yarn to increase strength, smoothness, and/or uniformity of yarn.

  • Place bobbins on spindles and insert spindles into bobbin-winding machines.

  • Stop machines when specified amount of products has been produced.

  • Observe bobbins as they are winding; and cut threads to remove loaded bobbins, using knives.

  • Inspect products to verify that they meet specifications and to determine whether machine

adjustment is needed.

  • Adjust machine settings such as speed or tension to produce products that meet


  • Inspect machinery to determine whether repairs are needed.

  • Notify supervisors of equipment malfunctions.

  • Manage quality inspections.

  • Observe all safety procedures.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Physical Demands:

STANDING- Stand on hardwood and /or concrete floor for a minimum of 8 hours with two 10-

minute breaks and one 20-minute lunch.

MOVING (self)- Walk 500 ft. approx. 100 times/shift.

MOVING (materials)- Lift creel packages weighing up to 30lbs. approx. 480 times/shift. Lift and

carry doffed packages weighing up to 22 lbs approx. 2ft. Lift empty tubes weighing ¼ lb. 480

times/shift approx. 20 ft. Exert sufficient push/pull force to move wheeled boxes to racks

weighing 150 to 500 lbs. approx. 30 times/shift.

HEARING/SPEAKING- Able to hear and speak with supervisors, technicians, and co-workers to

perform job properly.

REACHING- Ability to reach overhead approx. 3 ft to doff, start up packages & for end break


BENDING/STOOPING- Bend or stoop to perform job duties as needed.


SFC-HRS-003-0006 Rev. 6 Release Date: 09.21.2016


VISUAL ACUITY- Color vision required with normal vision to distinguish yarn tints, proper codes,

and quality defects. Must have good perception of quality.


-Meets eligibility requirements.

-High School diploma or GED.

-Computer literate.

-Experience desired.

EEO Statement

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to or contact US Recruiting at 248.209.4000.

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