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JOB VACANCIES: Knitting Technician / Mechanic

Move to the third most liveable City in the World – Adelaide!

26th May 2022

Knitting Industry
 |  Adelaide, Australia

Technical Textiles

Adelaide offers stunning landscapes, affordability, public safety, outstanding education and healthcare and an effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our company

ennio International a well-known and respected leader in the textile industry has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Knitting Technician / Mechanic to further their career in a dynamic, friendly work environment.

The family-owned business built its success in the fashion industry during the 1950's - 1980's. The organisation's metamorphosis commenced through the recognition of a unique opportunity in the meat packaging industry where it was able to utilise their knitting expertise to create elastic netting that provided solutions to many challenges faced by the industry at the time.

There are better places to work.  This opportunity is for a knitting technician to work in the third most liveable city in the world

Over the next 30 years, our proudly South Australian manufacturing company launched a plethora of patented netting and casing products for the global market and medical industries. 

ennio International prides itself on exceeding our customers’ expectations, and being a leading, quality assured, value added supplier that is committed to creating and manufacturing quality products through our ongoing thirst for innovation.

Our company requires highly skilled Knitting Technicians to optimise the efficiency of our plant and equipment. The role will be reporting to the Plant Manager.

We are looking for applicants to join our team with high levels of experience as a technician on WEFT or WARP knitting machines. Experience with manufacturing of hosiery such as socks or compression stockings would be highly desirable.

© ennio International

Your New Role

Our company requires a highly skilled Knitting Technician/Mechanic to optimise the efficiency of our plant and equipment.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, your new role will involve:

-Diagnosing and rectifying of fabric defects or knitting machine breakdowns

-Knitting machine set up and changeover to different or new products

-Conducting preventative maintenance and machine overhauls

-Optimisation of products for improved output, product quality and life of parts

-Maintaining detailed and accurate records of works completed

-Assisting the research and development team with set up and manufacture of new products

-Adherence to HACCP, GMP, Work Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental standards

About you

You will be:

-experienced in knitting machines (essential)

-methodical and extremely organised

-logical and a lateral thinker

-an exceptional problem-solver with a strong solution focus

-hardworking, personable, and approachable

-meticulous in your attention to detail

-an expert in safe manual handling techniques and equipment use

-positive in your mindset and have a “can do” attitude

© ennio International

For you

-beautiful city to live in

-career development and skill enhancement

-friendly work environment

-development within the textile industry

-we are growing, which means new opportunities

-job security

-corporate uniform provided

-employee recognition

-competitive remuneration package on offer, depending on skills and experience

Ennio International will consider visa sponsorship for the right candidate.


$75k - $85k AUD

To apply

 If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

Please forward your CV, covering letter, and qualifications to [email protected].

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