Here at the Brickle Group we are always looking for talented people. We offer opportunities ranging from entry level/mid- level, to professional/management and executive/senior official positions. We take pride in being able to open new doors to existing and new employees. We have employment opportunities for candidates with all educational levels and experience.

Positions Available

The Brickle Group is dedicated to employee career advancement and provides employees with the opportunity to learn and excel in our business and advance within the company.

Machine Operator

1st Shift Machine Operator

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $19.00 – $21.00 per hour

Are you looking for a exciting Full-Time opportunity as a Machine Operator with great benefits, competitive pay and a great team of co-workers all while being able to enjoy a 3-day weekend? The Brickle Group has the Job for you! As a key member of The Brickle Group Production team, The Machine Operator will set up, run, and change over textile machines unassisted with a focus on safety, quality, 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.


  • Monday to Thursday
  • 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Occasional overtime on Fridays


  • Willingness to Follow all safety rules, including use of Personal Protective Equipment including hearing and eye protection, and safety shoes.
  • Pass a Background and Drug Screening
  • Pass a physical
  • As a key member of Brickle Group, actively contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

About Us

The Brickle Group is a small business in MANUFACTURING in North Smithfield, RI 02896. We are supportive, inclusive and engaging.

Our work environment includes:

  • Growth opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wellness programs
  • Company perks
  • Safe work environment
  • On-the-job training
  • Casual work attire

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Plant Manager

Plant Manager 

Job Type: Full-Time

Salary: $110,000.00 – $120,000.00

Position Summary/Objective

The plant manager will oversee all the daily manufacturing operations of the plant.  This role is also responsible for ensuring a safe work environment, product quality, production output and on-time delivery in a continuous improvement manufacturing facility.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and direct day-to-day operations in the plant to meet and exceed budget/production goals by effectively allocating resources and maximizing the utilization of assets to produce optimal results.
  • Balances production plan and staffing weekly to balance workload to customer demand.
  • Ensures the proper training and development of employees in the knowledge and skills necessary for an efficient, safe, and flexible workforce
  • Align department goals and initiatives with the strategic goals of the company and provide a clear sense of direction and focus to the employees.
  • Ensure all employees are compliant with all safety requirements.
  • Develop, implement, and sustain standard work procedures including quality standards (for materials, components & finished products) that are developed, followed, and updated.
  • Develop systems and processes to track and optimize productivity and performance targets.
  • Monitor operations and analyze data to trigger corrective actions and provide reports to senior management.
  • Lead, coach, and mentor others through continuous improvement activities to eliminate waste. Ensure effective collaboration of problem-solving activities with engineering, maintenance, and production staff.
  • Ensure processes surrounding inventory management and production control activities are in place and followed. The flow of product and information is planned, known, and followed.
  • Through personal actions of integrity, ensures that there is a sense of passion, trust, dignity, and respect that inspires a culture of employee engagement and personal accountability.
  • Facilitates and authorizes repairs or maintenance for production tools and equipment.
  • Collaborates with purchasing department to verify, review, maintain, and report on materials and production inventories.
  • Informs Sales and customer service of events that could impact on-time delivery.
  • Effectively communicates in a timely manner with senior management the plans/results as well as the problems/opportunities.

Education & Experience

  • BS in business or technical field preferred
  • 5-10 years in managerial manufacturing or operations roles
  • Demonstrated experience in Lean manufacturing.
  • Utilizes positive discipline to support behavior change and drive personal accountability in subordinates.
  • Strong team building, decision making and people management skills.
  • Strong commitment to employee development with coaching and mentoring.
  • Textile industry experience a plus.

Maintenance Technician II

Maintenance Technician II

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $26.99 per hour

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

  • Ensure operation of equipment to meet plant or department requirements.
  • Able to identify issues and roadblocks before they become severe.
  • Troubleshoots to resolve basic to intermediate technical issues
  • Diagnose and determine root causes of problems, make corrections, 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 repair and PM independently on equipment
  • Performs maintenance requirements as per preventative maintenance schedule.
  • Assists in installation of new equipment and relocation of existing equipment.
  • Advises supervisor of any areas of concern for machine performance
  • Notifies supervisor of any deviation from process, operational quality, maintenance, and safety standards.
  • Conducts tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality on machine performance.

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma required. Vocational training and Associates Degree in a technical trade preferred.
  • 1-2 years of related experience required.
  • Textile industry experiences a plus. Knowledge of carding, needling, finishing, blending, flat and rotary press preferred.

Secondary Functions & Responsibilities

  • Maintains all tool inventory and special equipment in good working order and repair.
  • Participate as a key member of Brickle Group teams, and actively contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.
  • May travel locally to all Brickle locations up to 50% of the time.
  • Embraces and encourages 5S and 5 Whys
  • Understands and utilizes Lean Tools and concepts
  • Follow all safety rules, including use of Personal Protective Equipment including hearing and eye protection, and safety shoes.
  • Effective at formally or informally training others
  • Understands and may assist in documenting standardized work
  • Other tasks as assigned by management.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

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It is the policy of Bouckaert Industrial Textiles, a division of The Brickle Group, to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws. Click here to review the company “EEO Policy”. Applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact Human Resources at (800) 886-3358 for assistance.

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