Loom Changeover Operator Job Description Sample
Loom Fixer - Weaving - 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, Bigelow, 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 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
Constantly patrols all parts of all machinery and checks for quality defects on section and makes overhauls, repairs, or adjustments as needed.
Perform all "check lists" type duties on style changes, new warps and maintenance looms. Supervisor may assign assistance as deemed necessary.
Performs preventive maintenance procedures on looms. Records all action on the proper forms, takes corrective action or makes recommendations for repair.
Inspect machine malfunction and woven cloth to locate problems, determine work to be done, repair, clean, adjust, lubricate, etc. as required to correct malfunction.
Repairs or replaces defective parts, adjusts tension and timing of parts using hand tools.
Levels and aligns parts to prevent excessive wear.
Assists the warp changer personnel on cleaning and start-up of looms at warp out.
Will perform routine cleaning duties.
Blow off designated looms once per shift to keep them free of dust, scrap, etc.
May be required to run a set of looms at times when we are short a weaver due to vacations, sickness, etc.
Assist weaver as needed in repairing stops and creeling fill yarn.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE PREREQUISITES:Mandatory – Must be able to read and write in manner indicated on application.Preferred – Weaving and good mechanical aptitude.
Loom Technician is responsible for necessary repairs and maintenance on needle looms
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Troubleshoot and adjust settings or repair/replace parts on loom if flagged, and document corrective actions.
Schedule any major breakdowns into normal work week (such as rebuilding heads, cam shafts, crankshafts, shuttle motions, etc.)
Perform preventive maintenance (change oil and Kaiser heads, cleaning) as required.
Lubricate loom based on lubrication schedule.
Perform scheduled inspection and maintenance on looms.
Notify supervisor of any problems or parts/materials needed.
Prepare looms and assist on style changes by building patterns and checking beam tensions, harnesses, and heads.
Adjust beam tension to control width, breaks and loom performance.
Regular, predictable, reliable attendance is required.
Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly work environment.
Use proper safety equipment and follow safety procedures (i.e., lockout/tagout).
Understand and follow quality policy and work instructions.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain and organize parts, tools, and equipment.
Install or relocate machinery as needed.
Assist in other areas within the Weaving operation.
Clean up around work area when job is complete.
Follow company policies and procedures.
Fill in on other shifts or work overtime as needed
Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Manager.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts.
Noise level is usually loud, with hearing protection required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Ability to observe, inspect, and identify material or equipment issues.
Ability to hand tie beams and doffing webb.
Ability to communicate issues and exchange information with co-workers and management.
Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, including reaching and extending over or under equipment.
Ability to work in tight spaces and awkward position.
Ability to grip for turning wrenches and hammering.
Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, steps, or ladders.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
High School Diploma, GED, or Career Readiness Certificate is required.
Mechanical ability required.
Experience as a Loom Fixer, Technician, or Specialist is preferred.
Knowledge of weaving process is preferred.
Forklift experience is preferred.
Ability to use caliper, scissors, and reed hook is required (provided by company).
Provide necessary tools to perform job: wrenches (standard & metric), screw drivers, sockets.
Southern Weaving is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions of the job.
Tech Changeover (On-Call) - Massmutual Center (Mgm Springfield)
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Responsible for the setup and breakdown of staging, risers, chairs, bleachers, house drapes, and flooring for events held in the MassMutual Center. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and company policies, practices, and procedures
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sets and strikes staging, risers, chairs, bleachers, house drapes, carpeting, portable flooring, hockey dashers, ice making, boxing rings, etc as directed by the Arena Conversion Supervisor.
Stores equipment in pre-designated areas.
Performs minor maintenance on equipment used for setting and striking events.
Operates company vehicles related to arena operations.
Performs administrative duties related to event productions.
Performs other duties as assigned
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Effectively communicate in English, both oral and written forms
Previous experience working in a similar environment
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
- Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
Ability to effectively communicate in English, both oral and written forms
Maintain a professional, neat and well-groomed appearance adhering to company standards.
Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in written form
Must have strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts
- Varied shifts to include weekends and holidays, both on property and off.
MGM Resorts International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MGM Resorts International will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Changeover Crew/Laborer (Part-Time)
Perform general labor as assigned
Primary duties include building conversion for various events
Setup and breakdown of chairs, tables, other event seating, ice rink, stages, etc.
Nonessential Job Functions:
- Perform other duties as assigned
Ability to work a flexible schedule based on events, including nights, weekends and holidays as needed
Ability to follow basic instruction and direction
Ability to perform general labor; heavy lifting is required
Good verbal communication skills in the English language
Must be at least 18 years old
Intellectual/Social/Physical Demands and Work Environment:
- The intellectual/social/physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits. Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. This position also requires constant use of interpersonal skills including: ability to foster collaboration, recognize and resolve conflicts, and openly communicate with co-workers/clients/supervisors.
- While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee constantly moves about the event site before/during/after events and lifts, pulls, holds, pushes and places heavy objects; constantly is required to exchange accurate information verbally.
- The essential functions of this position are usually performed indoors and occasionally outdoors in the weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environments is usually moderate to loud to during events and when setting up/breaking down equipment, and minimal during non-events and when not setting up/breaking down equipment.
COMCAST SPECTACOR IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER.
Changeover And Housekeeping Manager - Coliseum/Arts
Manages the Changeover and Housekeeping Department of the Hampton Coliseum/Hampton Arts Commission to ensure all event-related changeover and housekeeping requirements are met. Supervises crews of skilled and semi-skilled workers.
Examples of Duties
Plans and directs the work of crews in the changeover and set up of the Coliseum, the American Theatre, and Charles H. Taylor Art Center for all events; coordinates and plans with other departments to ensure all set up requirements are met.
Plans and directs the general housekeeping and maintenance activities of the Hampton Coliseum, The American Theatre, and Charles H. Taylor Art Center.
Schedules a building cleaning in between shows; determines staffing levels to complete tasks in specified time frame.
Supervises and schedules 24-hour security person. Responsible for keeping building secured on non-event days by guarding open doors and ensuring closed doors are locked.
Determines the set-up for each event in coordination with other departments, the extent of changeover required, and staffing necessary to complete the changeover and housekeeping in between the move-out of one and move-in of the next event.
Performs administrative duties including scheduling, ordering supplies and equipment, filling out time sheets, and completing a variety of forms and reports.
Trains new and temporary employees; ensures safety procedures are followed and safety equipment is used.
Initiates and coordinates the hiring of new employees to include performance evaluation and disciplinary actions; counsels employees on work habits and work-related problems that adversely affect job performance.
Supervises crews of skilled and semi-skilled workers.
Attends staff meetings to exchange information on equipment status and requirements for upcoming scheduled events.
Demonstrates punctuality and regular attendance.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from high school or successful completion of a GED; three (3) years of experience in changeover or housekeeping management or closely related experience. One (1) year of supervisory experience required. Experience working in an arena setting is preferred. Skilled in the use of a computer and experience in using Microsoft Excel and Word. Must have thorough knowledge of the methods, practices, tools, and materials used in arena operations and maintenance; knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions applicable to building maintenance work; ability to interpret oral and written instructions; ability to plan and schedule work and supervise personnel; ability to establish and maintain good working relationships. Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license and must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record based on the City of Hampton's criteria. May be required to successfully complete a background check related to this position. Any person offered employment with the city in this position shall be required to successfully pass testing for controlled substances.
Performs light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, and/or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs in the repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office or shop machines or tools. Examples of equipment used include forklift, automobile, and scrubber.
Receives general supervision from the Coliseum's Assistant Director. Requires the ability to work independently and make responsible decisions. Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled. Requires effective communication with internal and external customers. Position requires lifting heavy objects, performing duties on a varied and rotating schedule, and the ability to stand, walk, and bend for periods of 30 minutes or more at one time. The incumbent may be considered "essential personnel" during City emergency situations or at the direction of the City Manager which may include long hours and unusual schedules. This is an exempt position.
Operator I, Prdctn Ops (Intra Operator)
What Production Operation contributes to Cardinal Health
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. Responsible for assisting all cloth room associates in producing quality products for shipment to Augusta.
Bale all shipping rolls Weigh and record on baling ticket by construction Cover rolls with ploy bagging
Put baling ticket on side of roll Place shipping roll in proper place with fork lift
Obtain Fork Lift licenses Load rolls on truck with fork lift when required and complete required paperwork
Keep cloth trucks and all other housekeeping items in place.
Keep operators supplied with all the necessary supplies to keep their job running.
Help keep area clean and maintain a safe working environment.
Carry rag waste to Waste House once per shift. Responsible for all samples run and for knowing what style changes have been made.
Check all shipping rolls for noticeable defects.
Do not bale if not within acceptable standards. Audit number of loom rolls on the floor and instruct intra operators to change styles when necessary.
Communicate with Weave Room regarding defective cloth. When the loom is still making defective cloth, inform the weaver, loom technician or supervisor immediately so the loom can be corrected. Inventory all rerun/reject rolls in inventory and turn in at end of shift.
Run rerun/reject rolls you have been assigned.
Turn in at the end of shift daily production sheet for the Intras Show leadership and be responsible when supervisor is not in the area.
See that associates follow all safety rules, plant rules, department rules and implement total quality at all times. Participate in Plant Corrective Action Team Program.
Participate in Plant Safety Program.
Report all unsafe conditions in a timely manner.
Member ERT(Emergency Response Team). Operate intra when necessary and as instructed by supervisor.
Must be able to operate the forklift. Perform forklift safety check every shift.
- High School Diploma, GED or 1-3 months related work /training experience required
- 0 - 6 months previous work experience required
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies basic skills and techniques to complete routine tasks within assigned area
Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
Works on basic and routine assignments
Works within clearly defined Standard Operating Procedures and/or scientific methods
Adheres to all quality guidelines
Works under close supervision. All work is reviewed for accuracy
Any deviations from the norm are approved by the supervisor before proceeding
Beamer Operator - Extrusion - Hillsville, VA - Hrly
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
- Night Shift
12 hours 8pm
Sets tricots behind beamer via powered industrial truck.
Unload/load tricots via overhead crane.
Pulls tricot ends to tie-in rack.
Rack and tie tricot ends using knotter.
Run knots onto loom beam.
Doff full loom beam and replace with empty loom beam.
Operates beamer and observes yarn to detect breaks and tangles.
Repair broken ends, when needed.
Creates beam ticket for each beam doffed.
Insures proper alignment and speed of beamer.
Cuts waste from beam, if necessary.
Operates powered industrial equipment.
Replace empty propane tank on powered industrial truck when necessary.
Changes warp truck battery, when needed.
Operates warp truck.
Adheres to quality standards.
Wears required personal protective equipment for task at hand.
Beamer must be stopped before operator gets into creel behind tricot to get end up.
Only in speed of slow or creep may operator be in creel behind tricot.
Gloves must be worn when handling beams or tricots.
No sitting on motor covers in creel.
When an operator is in creel the other operator needs to be at controls in creel section unless multiple ends are out on various tricots. When this occurs the supervisor or lead person will have someone to assist at the controls.
No operator needs to be under the eye board when machine is running at full speed. Can only be under the eye board when running in creep or slow mode.
No reaching over the chains in the beaming area.
Use UHMW stick to smooth and straighten out ends coming off the tricots or running onto the loom beam while the Beamer is running.
Maintains clean and orderly work area.
Works safely and orderly.
Perform all necessary miscellaneous work pertaining to the above job duties.
Notifies supervision of any hazardous or unsafe work conditions.
Any other duties assigned by management.
HEARING / SPEAKING:
Must be able to communicate with co-workers and management as needed to perform job.
Vertical – Ability to reach full arm extension to perform job duties.
Horizontal – Ability to reach full arms 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 visions while performing job duties. Ability to draw ends through the comb.
BENDING / STOOPING:
Ability to bend, squat, stoop, or kneel throughout a twelve (12) hour shift, as needed.
Ability to make decisions regarding work priorities. Ability to read and understand computer screen charts.
Ability to learn computer system instructions. Ability to obtain powered industrial equipment license. Ability to operate overhead crane.
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.
Founded in 1940, we have become a leading global provider of textiles in the healthcare, hospitality, decorative products, and industrial laundry markets. We offer environmentally friendly products, friendly and diverse co-workers, and a strong commitment to ethical business conduct. Associates enjoy benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), paid time off, and a comprehensive health and wellness program. Currently, we are seeking a Slasher Operator to be based at our manufacturing facility in Thomaston, GA.
The Slasher Operator will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Slasher machine.
Position and pull sections of beams
Gather ends, insert rods, and lay warp ends
Stream into drying boxes
Doff loom beams on to hand trucks and wrap with protective covering
Check percent solids, moisture, tension of yarn sheet, creel alignment, and elongation
Maintain a safe and productive work environment
High school diploma or equivalent
Basic math and mechanical skills preferred
Ability to lift, pull, carry, push, climb, balance, kneel and stoop
Standard Textile supports a Drug-Free Workplace. Any offer of employment for this position will be contingent upon the candidate passing a post-offer, pre-employment drug screen and satisfactory background investigation.
Assistant Operator W3
Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.
CASCADES TISSUE GROUP
The Tissue Group, a division of Cascades, is the second-largest tissue producer in Canada and the fifth-largest in North America. The Division manufactures, converts and markets a huge selection of paper products, such as hand towels, bathroom tissue, facial tissue, napkins, paper towels, wipers and dispensers for the North American away-from-home and consumer products markets. The Group has more than 2,200 employees and operates seven manufacturing plants, nine conversion plants and four plants with both manufacturing and conversion facilities.
Job Responsibilities & Qualifications
Operate winder, logsaw, wrapper, case packer, case printer, and case sealer
Complete roll changes, including webbing up the machine
Check and fill lamination, tail tie and pick up glues
Troubleshoot mechanical issues
Operate hand tools, pallet jacks, and fire extinguishers
Follow SOP's to complete product changeovers
Follow production schedules and complete production goals
Load boxes by hand to case packers
Maintain equipment and keep work environment clean
Other duties as assigned
Use the correct equipment and tools to perform the job
Perform all job functions safely
Follow company policies, procedures, and work instructions
Work the scheduled / assigned times and required overtime for the position
Maintain positive attitude and co-operate with colleagues and management
Ensure conformance to product specifications by completing all quality checks
High School Diploma/GED Required
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