Loom Technician West Yorkshire

Charisma Exec
West Yorkshire
Attractive salary
05 Nov 2018
03 Dec 2018
Job Type

Our clients are a successful well established business based in West Yorkshire. They are now looking to recruit a talented loom technician with experience to join their team due to the company's continued growth and expansion,

Your role will be to ensure the looms run efficiently ensuring safety at all times ,place gears into looms and prepare everything needed to the weaving function to commence , identify and rectify faults diagnosed , document any repairs and adjustments carried out to looms.

Manage and maintain to the highest standards a clean and safe environment under the guidelines from the Cloth Production Manager and the company H&S guidelines.

To work as part of the production team and have a flexible approach to working life.

Be part of the production team to implement change and promote a ‘right first time, no fault’ forward approach to quality.

The Role – To ensure continuously -

To ensure that looms run to optimum efficiency for the fabric style being produced.

Manage and maintain a share of looms on any set week and help where needed if needed on others.

Place gears into looms and prepare everything needed for weaving function to commence.

To ensure accurate start-up of new warps, checking construction, design against production sheet and passing standard. Ensuring the quality checklist is completed and tickets signed for each new warp.

To ensure the general maintenance of the looms – in response to breakdowns and in line with the preventative maintenance program.

To maintain all safety aspects of the looms i.e. all control buttons, safety guards.

To monitor spare parts stock levels and report back to the weaving manager any requirement. Recording parts that have been fitted during your shift period and the current stock level.

To document any repairs/adjustments carried out to looms on the work carried out/parts fitted record sheet on each loom.

To make routine inspections of all the looms to ensure the absence of faults.

To identify and rectify faults diagnosed at the perch/mending.

To ensure that a high standard of housekeeping is maintained within the weaving areas.

To assist in the maintenance of a safe working environment through the strict adherence to company health and safety rules and procedures.

Ensuring that all Personal Protective Equipment as issued is used.

Any other duties as requested by the Team Leaders / Manager that are deemed within your abilities and to the benefit of the business.

All H&S requirements are adhered to, including PPE and hearing protection.

Undertake training and development (if required).

Knowledge and skills necessary:

Experience as a loom technician is essential. Dornier looms preferred but others are acceptable. Training will be provided for the right candidate.  

Confidence to implement change and develop / improve the department.

An understanding of the importance of standards to ensure quality standards are met

A good eye for detail.

Ability to communicate well, including appropriate use of computer software.


Textile based qualifications / relevant experience needed.


Quality – Ability to identify problems and resolve them effectively

Communication – Anticipates the needs of others when communicating and checks for understanding

Improving the Business – Promotes improvement and changes.

Can Do approach - Has enthusiastic drive and self-confidence.

Openness and Integrity - Encourages an environment of openness and honesty.

If this is you , then please don't delay , send your CV details to us today !! Thank you !

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