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BF Weaver/81500 - D Shift

Company: Engineered Floors, LLC
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Summary: The weaver is responsible for the operation of 13-23 weaving machines. The individual creels and threads various yams through metal devices on the loom to create a woven fabric.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The individual lifts cones of yam which weigh between 8-25lbs and places them on a creel rack.
  • The individual will be on his/her feet for the twelve hour shift except for breaks.
  • The individual has to pull cones of yarn off racks hourly and reaches across the loom to locate and repair yarn breaks frequently.
  • The individual will push-pull a creel rack or cone rack to reposition it.
  • The individual is walking from machine to machine during the shift. The person has to step up onto a catwalk attached to the loom.
  • The individual has to be able to distinguish between colors since various colors of yarn are used. Also the loom indicator lights; yellow, blue and red, require the ability to distinguish colors.
  • The individual has to pass a hearing test since the weaving area is a high noise area requiring ear-protection. Verbal communication with shift foreman and co-workers is necessary in the work area.
  • Since a break in yarn occurs frequently, rethreading the yarn is necessary. The individual should be a minimum height of 5'0" in order to complete this task.
  • The individual places cones of yarn on a creel rack and repairs yarn break outs on the loom.
  • The individual has to be a self-starter since he will be assigned 13-23 machines.
  • The individual has to respond to the various loom indicator lights and repair the yarn break in a timely manner to meet production requirements.
  • The individual will be required to decide when and how to correct a yarn break out and when and how to set up the creel rack. These activities are done constantly.
  • The individual is required to make various quality control checks hourly and correct as required in order to meet production demands.Experience/Education Requirements:
    • High School Graduate with the ability to read and write. No computer skills required.Other Requirements:
      • The individual should have a previous machinery work background or an interest to work with mac inery.
      • The individual needs to be aware that he/she will be on his/her feet for the entire 12-hour shift which requires being in good physical condition.
      • The individual should have a previous work record and no accidents since he/she will be working ar und a lot of machinery and moving machine parts.

Keywords: Engineered Floors, LLC, Chattanooga , BF Weaver/81500 - D Shift, Other , Bridgeport, Tennessee

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