Weaving Overlooker (Nights)



Looking for a rewarding opportunity in a family business? Are you from a Mechanical Engineering background? Are you experienced in a supervisory role?

Key Information

  • Yorkshire and Humber
  • 01423 813520
  • Permanent, Full-time
  • 24-02-2020
  • £36,000

Job Description

We are looking for a flexible and team-orientated individual to oversee the production activities of our client, a market-leading weaving mill in West Yorkshire. This opportunity is ideal for an experienced Overlooker with a mechanical aptitude and good people management skills.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the construction of new warps and signing off each sett before production
  • Dropping new gears into the looms and calibrating the machinery in accordance with manufacturer guidelines
  • Cooperating with Quality Control to ensure the correct fabric style is produced
  • Routinely inspecting machinery to identify electrical/mechanical faults and rectifying issues where possible
  • Ensuring the preventative maintenance program is upheld and adhered to
  • Working with the Weaving Director to keep the spare part inventory stocked up
  • Acting as a mentor to junior members of the team
  • Contributing to the safety and efficiency of the workforce and facility

This list is by no means exhaustive and you would be expected to help with tasks outside of your remit on occasion, for the good of the business. Our Client promotes a culture with strong family values which is reflected in their impeccable employee retention.

For more information or to apply, please contact Ryan Kennedy on 01423 813520.

Please note that all applicants for this role should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Network Scientific Recruitment, part of Network Scientific Ltd. is an Employment Business/Agency.

To be considered...

The successful individual will have supervisory experience in busy textiles environment. You will have strong technical capabilities and feel confident troubleshooting across a variety of machinery. Above all, you must demonstrate a good work ethic and willingness to learn.


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