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Loom Operator

Cameron, SC

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Description

Set up and operate textile machines that handle textile manufacturing and processing tasks such as knitting, winding, twisting, bonding, weaving or stretching Put yarn, thread and fabric through needles, guides and machine rollers of equipment for knitting, weaving and other textile processing Get information from co-workers on orders, processes or problems and check textiles for defects and inspect products to make sure specifications are met Pull products with weaving defects and remove other product defects as appropriate, such as by cutting cloth or removing any filling Start machines, monitor their operations and make any necessary adjustments, such as mounting attachments or tools onto production equipment Stop machines when production is completed and conduct maintenance procedures, including lubricating the equipment and replacing worn components Inspect machines to fix problems or to determine whether repairs are needed Record information about work and jobs completed and relevant machine settings and notify managers and fellow workers of equipment maintenance or repair needs

Job Requirements

  • Requirements: To operate the loom in line with training to ensure correct procedures are adhered to ie, quality requirements
  • Ability to ensure measurements, calculations, and material are correct
  • 1 to 2 years consistent weaving experience (textile setting preferred)
  • Set up and operate textile machines that handle textile manufacturing and processing tasks such as knitting, winding, twisting, bonding, weaving or stretching.
  • Have control precision, finger and manual dexterity and arm-hand steadiness
  • Ability to monitor equipment operations and perform quality control tests and inspections
  • Critical-thinking and complex problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and time-management skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. consistently 
  • Flexibility in hours is a MUST - schedule does change according to production needs
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