Textile Engineer

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 by Aqumen Business Solutions

Huddersfield, Yorkshire United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Title: Textile Engineer

Working Days/ Hours: Monday - Friday, double days (37.5 hours) 6am - 2pm & 2pm - 10pm with Saturday and weekday overtime

Salary: Competitive salary & benefits negotiable on experience

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

The Company

Our client is a renowned manufacturer of fabrics used in an array of industries from education and healthcare, through to transport and retail. They make almost 8 million metres a year from their manufacturing bases in the UK and Lithuania.

The Role

Role objective: To support the shift supervisor in all aspects of yarn production, primarily to ensure the maintenance and smooth running of all machinery on site.

Key Responsibilities/ Daily Duties:

v Ascertaining that plant & machinery is available in good order as required to meet the production requirements.

v Issuing requisites for the supply of spares not available or for repair of items not in good order.

v Maintaining good order, cleanliness and tidiness in the department and cooperating with the factory services personnel in regard to carrying out the programs of cleaning and maintenance.

v Ensuring that the department is left in a secure state at the end of each shift and at weekends and holidays (all exits and windows secured and mains supplies switched off where necessary).

v Assure that all machinery on site is running smoothly and efficiently, performing planned maintenance and reacting to breakdowns as required

The Candidate

Experience/Qualifications Required:

v A sound technical and practical knowledge of the mill plant and building processes is essential.

v A practical and technical knowledge of general woolen yarn manufacture is desirable.

v Experience within a textile manufacturing environment is essential

v Working knowledge of maintenance and installation of spinning and carding machines

v Previous experience in supervision of personnel is desirable

Reference: 615602660

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