JOB OFFERS: Knitting Technician / Mechanic

Adelaide offers stunning scenery, affordability, public safety, exceptional 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 and friendly work environment.

The family business built its success in the fashion industry in the 1950s to 1980s. The organization’s metamorphosis began with the recognition of a unique opportunity in the meatpacking industry where it was able to use their knitting expertise to create elastic netting that provided solutions to many of the challenges facing the industry at the time.

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

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

ennio International prides itself on exceeding customer expectations and being a premier, quality-assured, value-added supplier committed to creating and manufacturing quality products through our constant drive for innovation.

Our company needs highly trained knitting technicians to optimize the efficiency of our plant and equipment. The role will report to the Plant Manager.

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

Your new role

Our company requires a highly skilled knitting technician/mechanic to optimize the efficiency of our plant and equipment.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, your new role will consist of:

– Diagnose and correct fabric defects or knitting machine failures

-Setting up the knitting machine and switching to different or new products

– Carry out preventive maintenance and overhaul of machines

-Product optimization to improve yield, product quality and part life

– Keep detailed and accurate records of work performed

– Assist the research and development team in setting up and manufacturing new products

– Compliance with HACCP, GMP, Occupational Health and Safety, Quality and Environment standards

About you

You will be:

-experience in knitting machines (essential)

– methodical and extremely organized

– logic and lateral thinker

-an exceptional problem solver with a strong focus on solutions

-hardworking, friendly and approachable

– meticulous in your attention to detail

-an expert in safe manual handling techniques and equipment use

-positive in your state of mind and have a “can do” attitude

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For you

– beautiful city to live in

– career development and skills development

– friendly working environment

– development within the textile industry

-we are growing, which means new opportunities

– job security

– corporate uniform provided

– employee recognition

-competitive compensation offered based on skills and experience

Ennio International will consider visa sponsorship for the right candidate.


$75,000 – $85,000 AUD

To apply

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

Please send your CV, cover letter and diplomas to [email protected].