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Weaver - Textiles

Posted 13 October by Northern Employment Services Ltd Ended

Company Overview:

We are currently working with one of our prestigious textile clients to recruit for a weaver.

This role is a full time, temporary to permanent position.

Hours of work are:

Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4.45 pm

Friday 7.30am - 12noon

Role Specification:

  • Operating a range of shuttle and rapier looms
  • Working with various materials/yarns -
  • Making sure the loom is running to an efficient standard
  • Patrolling the loom for broken ends
  • Following internal quality procedures
  • General housekeeping/cleaning
  • Manual handling and the use of mechanical lifting aids
  • Completion of Production Order paperwork
  • Loading the loom - threading yarn through tension rollers and tying them down
  • Drawing in - threading up 5,000 treads through eyes within the weaving shafts
  • Bobbing the reed - threading a number of ends through the reed
  • At the end of the weaving process, cutting the finished product from the loom
  • The whole process requires a high level of concentration and standing for long periods.

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will have the following:

* Machine Operator Experience
* Experience within the textile industry, such as; winding, weaving, doffing etc
* Good concentration
* Ability to learn and pick things up quickly

Any Other Business:
Please note, only shortlisted will be contacted, if you do not hear from us within 5 days of submitting your CV please assume your application has not been successful this time.

Reference: 33546641

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