We have an exciting opportunity for a Knitting Threader operative to join our Warp Warping production department.
At Heathcoat Fabrics we strive to be bold and dynamic in everything we do. We are ambitious and not afraid to experiment and push boundaries within our industry. We rely on the creativity, skill and dedication of our people to contribute to some of the most innovative fabric making projects in the world, and are committed to ensuring our people have the skills and confidence to excel in their field and provide opportunities for progression at all levels.
About the department and responsibilities
Our Warp Knitted Fabrics department is responsible for the manufacture of a wide variety of technical textiles. We have in-house Warping facilities to supply our Knitting machines which produce fabrics with end uses ranging from bridal veiling and nursery products to body armour and sports protection and turbo engine hoses.
Our Knitting Threader operatives are responsible for threading all our Warp Knitting Machines while also unloading and loading warps. Daily tasks would include sleying up yarn, threading guide bars, removal and reinsertion of guide bars, starting machines up and completing all necessary paperwork. Basic mechanical tasks are also expected to be undertaken.
Skills, knowledge and experience required
3-shift working pattern
Training and development opportunities available
The closing date for this vacancy is 23rd September 2021
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