Careers

We Are The Brickle Group

As a diversified group of private family companies, we value the contributions of all our people and business entities. Our Company diversity has helped us remain stable and profitable for over 80 years, and our ability to adapt to a continually changing business market has allowed us to be a recognized leader in our industry.

The Brickle Group is fortunate to have internal knowledge, expertise and blended resources. We recognize that our unique people and teams add value to our organization; we challenge and support employees to identify problems, and find solutions.

We strive to engage a knowledgeable and diverse workforce of high quality, dedicated employees committed to our Company mission and values. Our personable culture and approach provides line of sight opportunities for individual, professional, and organizational growth. We are a performance driven team on a journey of continuous improvement, and welcome all to apply who are serious about developing their career in an organization that truly cares for its employees.

Open Positions
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Why Work At The Brickle Group?

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Innovative Work Culture

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Health Insurance

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Paid Vacation & Sick Time

Here at The Brickle Group, we take pride in our corporate culture in our offices and on the manufacturing floors. We believe that we have a social responsibility to not only improve the lives of our employees, but to assist in providing products to benefit the homeless and to those recovering from the aftermath of a disaster. We CARE, and we take pride in our environment which encourages learning, accountability, and continuous improvement. We place a high priority on employee recognition and are committed to employee career growth and development… With the amount of internal knowledge that we possess, you are bound to learn here.


Open Positions

Machine Maintenance Tech II/ Millwright

Job Type: Full- Time
Pay: $26.99/hr

Position Summary/Objective

As a key member of the Maintenance team, the Maintenance Machine Technician will be responsible for ensuring all machines are in proper working condition to minimize downtime and to meet plant and department requirements. This position performs preventative maintenance and troubleshooting to ensure production goals are met. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager but will also take direction from Production Managers.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities 

• Follow all safety rules, including use of Personal Protective Equipment including hearing and eye protection, and safety shoes.
• Ensure operation of equipment to meet plant or department requirements.
• Able to identify issues before they become severe.
• Troubleshoots to resolve basic to intermediate technical issues.
• Diagnose and determine root causes of problems, repair, or replace units as necessary.
• Discuss findings or results with department personnel, develop solutions to problems and provide a basis on which corrections are made.
• Make recommendations concerning changes to equipment, improvements or installations and upkeep based on findings.
• Performs more complex repairs and PMs independently.
• Performs predictive maintenance requirements.
• Assists in installation of new equipment and relocation of existing equipment.
• Advises manager of any areas of concern for machine performance.
• Notifies manager of any deviation from process, maintenance, and safety standards.

Education & Experience

• 1-2 years industrial maintenance experience required.
• High School or GED Diploma preferred.
• Vocational training in a technical trade preferred.
• Textile industry experiences a plus.

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Machine Operator Assistant

Job Type: Full- Time
Pay: $18.06/hr

Position Summary/Objective

As a key member of The Brickle Group Production team, The Machine Operator Assistant is responsible for the movement of material to and from the machine, ensuring the machine is supplied with correct raw material for processing, removing finished product and delivering it to the shipping department. Assist Machine Operators in loading fiber and removing finished product. Assist with set-up and change-over including cleaning equipment.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities 

- Follow all safety rules, including Lock-Out Tag-Out procedures and use of Personal Protective Equipment including hearing, eye protection, and safety shoes.
- Locates and supplies materials to machine operators.
- Assist with set-up and change-over including cleaning equipment.
- Weighs, straps, bags, and makes labels for finished goods.
- Assists in performing in-process quality inspections.
- Inform supervisor of any material needs as they arise.
- Maintains in-process inventory by labeling WIP correctly in POUT or job packets by verifying material lot and quantity.

Education & Experience

- 6 months of manufacturing experience preferred.
- Experience running a forklift / Forklift certified preferred.

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Machine Operator I

Job Type: Full- Time
Pay: $19.24/hr

Position Summary/Objective

As a key member of the Bouckaert Industrial Textiles Production team, the Machine Operator will set up, run, and change over textile machines independently with a focus on quality, safety, teamwork, and continuous improvement. The Operator will follow standard procedures to efficiently produce high quality products in a timely manner. This position is also accountable for inspection of goods, and documenting results. The Machine Operator reports to the Production Supervisor.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities 

- Operate at least one textile machine independently.
- Set up, run, change-over, and troubleshoot most operational issues on assigned equipment.
- Keeps machines in good working condition by applying preventative maintenance techniques.
- Makes minor machine adjustments within accepted ranges to ensure the quality and efficiency of the operations. Contacts Maintenance Department for more complex machine issues.
- Completes work within expected time frame of production job.
- Understands basics of all components of the machines they have been trained on.
- Documents work clearly and accurately. Communicates results to Supervisor.
- Communicates daily to Supervisors regarding any issues of concern and provides status updates to all shifts.
- Identify quality issues both incoming to their operation and created by their operation.
- Reviews job documentation before beginning job and asks questions to Supervisor if unsure of responsibilities.

Education & Experience

- High School Diploma or GED required.
- 2-5 years of related manufacturing experience required. Lean manufacturing experience a plus.
- Experience in or knowledge of textile industry preferred

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Winder/Twister Operator

Job Type: Full- Time
Pay: $18.06/hr

Position Summary/Objective

Responsible for ensuring quality yarn is made on the winder and twister. Load creel and twister and doff the yarn. Monitor production for quality and fix breaks in the yarn.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities 

- Follow all safety rules, including Lock-Out Tag-Out procedures and use of Personal Protective Equipment including hearing, eye protection, and safety shoes.
- Assist with set-up and change-over including cleaning equipment.
- Load tubes of yarn into the winder and/or twister and thread the machine.
- Monitor the machine and yarn for quality and breaks. Repair breaks with a weaver’s knot.
- Doff the finished yarn packages and replace empty cones.
- Ensure products are correctly labeled.
- Assist in performing in-process quality inspections.
- Collect and label samples for quality testing.
- Assist in preparing finished products for shipment by moving to staging area and recording information.
- Uses material handling equipment such as hand trucks, pallet jacks, carts, etc.
- Notify production lead or manager of any quality or equipment issues.

Education & Experience

- 6 months of manufacturing experience preferred.
- Experience with textile or yarn making equipment a plus.

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Accounts Payable Associate

Job Type: Full- Time
Pay: $22.03/hr

Position Summary/Objective

The Accounts Payable Associate is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and accuracy of the Accounts Payable function for the company.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities 

- Process accounts payable invoices – verify accuracy, match with purchase order & receipt.
- Process weekly A/P check runs and coordinate payments via ACH or wire transfer.
- Research any vendor discrepancies and respond to vendor inquiries.
- Assign proper G/L accounts to invoices and expense reports with due dates.
- Obtain proper approval and post invoices into A/P system.
- Maintain all A/P files, including attaching required documentation to invoices.
- Complete credit/reference information for new suppliers.
- Maintain A/P payment terms in system.
- Coordinate the month-end closing process for A/P.
- Update/standardize documentation for all A/P processes.
- Perform other accounting duties as requested. Assist in special projects as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

- 3-5 years’ experience in Accounts Payable as part of an accounting team.
- Detail-oriented, and strong mathematical abilities to identify unusual transactions and improper payments.
- Excellent computer skills; proficient Microsoft Excel user.
- Ability to coordinate multiple assignments and prioritize A/P workload.
- Ability to be self-directed, challenged, and work in a team-oriented environment.
- Strong interpersonal, communication, and detail-oriented skills.
- Manufacturing and/or ERP system experience preferred.
- Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality and professionalism.

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Lab Associate 

Job Type:  Part- Time
Pay: $19.24

Position Summary/Objective

The Lab Associate will be responsible for testing samples in the lab, recording and analyzing the data.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities 

• Perform wool content testing at the Branch laboratory.
• Cut proper amount of sample and weigh it.
• Measure bleach and process sample in the bleach to dissolve the wool.
• Log sample information and keep track of multiple sample types.
• Enter tests results in the computer and run reports for those results.
• Maintain inventory levels on all lab supplies and order as needed.
• Write and maintain standard operating procedures for the lab.
• Monitor and proactively communicate issues to management.
• Run several tests concurrently but at different stages to best utilize available space and increase productivity.
• Analyze production data for trends and report to management.

Education & Experience

• 2+ years of related production support experience required.
• Associates degree in related field preferred.
• Experience in lean manufacturing preferred.

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The Brickle Group offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes health, dental, HRA, FSA, 401(K), wellness initiatives, training opportunities, vacation time, holidays, employee social events and sick days. In addition, we provide performance incentives, a culture of diversity, learning and engagement, and a stable, family work environment.

It is the policy of The Brickle Group not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on gender, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, age, gender identity or expression citizenship, genetic information, ancestral origin, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth, veteran or disability status, or any other related medical conditions or any other status protected by Federal, State or local laws.

Applicants who required accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources at 401-769-0189.