Carding Operative

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Job Summary

Carding Operative, Various Fixed Shifts Available, Birkby HD1, Immediate Starts Available Temp Ongoing

Aqumen Recruitment are working on behalf of a successful textile business based In Huddersfield, our client a market leader within its industry; are seeking a Carding Operative due to business growth.

A great opportunity, Fantastic training & a lovely business to be a part of!

Working hours Fixed Shifts stated below:

Days 06.00am – 14.00pm – Pay Rate £8.26
Afters 14.00pm – 22.00pm Rotating – Pay Rate £8.26
Nights – 22.00pm – 06.00am – Pay Rate £9.20

Benefits Include:

Free car park
Canteen facilities
PPE Provided

Purpose of the position

To produce high quality woolen bobbins to the standards of count and evenness required by the spinning department in an efficient manner, ensuring superior quality to give good spinning and ultimately weaving performance.

Key Role Responsibilities of the Position

Ensure that input materials conform to the order requirements in order to meet quality standards and maintain customer satisfaction.
Perform quality control checks for count and evenness to meet quality standards.
Troubleshoot issues to diagnose the reasons for and report faulty material to the production manager to maintain quality standards and customer satisfaction.
Carry out machine operation functions, including adjustments and maintenance, as per job breakdown to maximise machine efficiency and production rates and minimise the unit cost of manufacturing.
Report machine faults and any processing difficulties which cannot be readily rectified to the supervisor in a timely manner so as not to hinder production.
Promote continuous improvement initiatives in order to make production as efficient as possible in order to meet customer delivery deadlines and expectations.

Essential Requirements of the role

Experience of working in textile manufacturing, particularly a multi-skilled woollen spinning factory
Basic literacy and numeracy skills
Knowledge of the carding process
Previous experience, or the ability, to operate machinery and follow set procedures and instructions
Knowledge and understanding of quality, shade, blend and other lot identification systems would be an advantage
Experience of fault finding and problem solving

Personal Competencies

Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
Results orientated with excellent time management skills
Self-motivated and flexible
Works with a positive approach and a desire to multi-skill
Demonstrates attention to detail and thoroughness
Good interpersonal skills
Problem solving skills

Additional Requirements

Good colour acuity / recognition
Manual handling tasks
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