Doffer Job Description Sample
Extrusion / Doffer - Hillsville, VA
Mohawk Industries is the leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk's vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring.
Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world's largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.
Mohawk Industries, Inc offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a wide variety of benefit options so that individuals can tailor plans that are right for him or her. Benefits include health care with a prescription card, dental/vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan with company match, employee purchase discounts, tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs and much more.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don't Work participant.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
- 12hr. Rotating Night 8pm-8am*
Sets up and operates extrusion fill line from pellet form of polypropylene to finished filling product in accordance with standard operating procedures.
Doffs fill yarn packages, weighs, and makes tickets.
Patrols lines checking for quality problems.
Performs safe work habits and maintains clean and orderly work area.
Will perform other related duties as assigned by management.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Frequency – Amount – Description)
STANDING / WALKING:
Ability to stand and walk continuously during an twelve (12) hour shift.
Ability to sit on seat of powered industrial truck for a short period of time.
Ability to move about extrusion area continuously during an twelve (12) hour shift.
Ability to climb stairs to platform and to QA Lab. Ability to climb onto and off powered industrial truck.
MOVING (MATERIALS): (Lifting – carrying – pushing – pulling)
Pushing/pulling – Ability to push a variety of tools and operate control levers. Ability to push an empty/full fill yarn truck containing up to 46 partial/full fill yarn packages.
Push one fill yarn truck at a time. Do not at any time pull fill yarn truck or any other [movable type] equipment. Get help when needed.
Lifting/carrying – Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds without mechanical assistance. Get help when needed.
Vertical – Ability to reach to full arm extension to perform job duties.
Horizontal – Ability to reach to full arm extension to perform job duties.
Must have adequate normal, color vision and depth perception to perform job duties. Ability to utilize both near and far vision while performing job duties. Ability to recognize defects.
BENDING / STOOPING:
Ability to bend, stoop, squat or kneel throughout an twelve (12) hour night shift.
Ability to make decisions regarding work priorities. Ability to read and understand computer screen charts. Ability to enter data in computer system. Ability to obtain powered industrial
Fingering – Ability to demonstrate good tactile discrimination and functional sensations.
Must wear hearing protection, safety glasses with permanent side shields, steel toe safety shoes and Mohawk issued/approved high visibility color at all times when in the warehouse and production areas. Must adhere to plant clothing and footwear policy. Wear personal protective equipment as required by task at hand.
Production Associate - Extrusion Doffer - B Shift
Inspect and doff full packages of tape yarn for Primary and Secondary Beaming and Weave departments with the maximum amount of production and a minimal amount of off-quality.
(considering job knowledge, job environment, effort, manipulative skill, judgment, safety knowledge, & responsibility):
Patrol winders for off standard condition and restart packages as necessary.
Doff packages as scheduled.
Pull and change screens on Screen Changers when needed.
Ensure all procedures are followed when there is a product change.
Assist operator in product changes, blade bar changes and restarting lines.
Notify the supervisor or shift technician of anything not set to the process standard.
Complete Doffer housekeeping items lists on 5S Audit Checklist.
Perform all housekeeping duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Burn off packages and blow down packages.
Must be a team player.
Must communicate effectively with department supervisor.
12 hours, night shift
Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job.
Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.
Shaw Industries is more than a flooring company - we are 20,000 people united in our vision of creating a better future for our customers, for our people, for our community and for our company. Our ability to supply products and services to residential and commercial markets worldwide depends on a constant look ahead.
Through leadership and skills training, opportunities across multiple career paths, and a collaborative team environment, we are preparing our associates for the opportunities and challenges of tomorrow. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, Shaw Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with $5 billion in sales and representation throughout the US as well as in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
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Associate Weaver - Operator I
Associate Weaver – Operator I
Responsible for achieving established productivity, safety, and quality goals on assigned set of looms. Weavers may be asked to run different sets of looms on occasion. Operates light-duty bench- or floor-type machine tools and automation equipment. May set up machining machines and make adjustments, and perform maintenance on machines. Checks work using prescribed gauges, jigs and fixtures to measure close tolerances. Some machines may be numerically controlled. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.
Must observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed. Will be responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions. Must attend all monthly scheduled Safety Meetings.
Cycle the looms at the beginning of the shift.
Keep looms running.
Flag looms when needed for weaving technician, warp out operator, tie in operator, cloth doffer and/or supervisor.
Cycles back or warp alley to detect loose ends, mat ups, bad warps, hard size, etc., especially when all looms are running.
Cycle front or cloth alley to detect any defect such as miss draws, ends outs, doubles, leno selvage not weaving or any other malfunction in the performance of the loom. Replace bad or broken heddles or dropwires.
Keep warp ends straight, cut laps off warps and place in proper receptacle.
Draw in all broken warp ends up to 7 ends or more.
Smashes of 7 or more ends should be posted to smash board.
Change filling yarn as needed and tie transfer tail.
Start loom for filling stop, warp stop, leno stop, and catch cord stop. Place waste yarn in apron.
Put bad filling in proper location to be returned to the spinning department.
Meet department production goals.
Meet department quality goals by ensuring only quality cloth coming from looms.
Follow all safety rules, plant rules, department rules and implement total quality in his/her area of responsibility.
Participate in Plant Corrective Action Team Program.
Participate in Plant Safety Program.
Report all unsafe conditions in a timely manner.
High School Diploma/ GED; one to three months' related experience and/or training.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Hazards/ Safe Guards
Earplugs required when in the manufacturing areas of the plant.
Safety glasses as required and OSHA approved hearing protection.
Required to wear a safety glove and safety knife when cutting open packages.
Must also wear safety goggles and a dust mask if within 50 feet of a blow down operation.
Must wear safety shoes in areas required.
Environmental Health and Safety:
Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) is a major cornerstone of this company's beliefs. Working safely and protecting the environment are an essential part of an employee's job performance and all employees are responsible for the following position requirements.
Sign a letter of EHS Commitment on an annual basis
Understand and abide by the plant EHS policy
Understand and abide by the plant EHS Cardinal Rules
Read the OSHA Poster on the HR Bulletin Boards
Follow all the standards, policies and procedures outlined in the EHS program
Attend all EHS training sessions
Wear and/or use all required personal protective equipment while working
Immediately report hazardous conditions or environmental risks to your supervisor in order for the supervisor to ensure appropriate corrective action is implemented
Immediately report any job-related injury or illness to your supervisor, Safety Coordinator, HR or any member of management
Report any injury, no matter how slight, within 24 hours.
Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
Responsible to observe department's safety regulations and to use personal protective equipment as required per JSA.
Responsible to practice department's good manufacturing and housekeeping procedures.
Reports any unusual circumstances to immediate supervisor and perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.
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