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Joshua Ellis & Co Ltd

Batley

 

COMPANY ADDRESS:
Grange Valley Road, Grange Road, Batley, WF17 6LW

 

VACANCY DETAIL:

Company Employed By: Joshua Ellis & Co Ltd
Job Title: Apprentice Weaving Ancillary
Department: Weaving
Place of Work: Grange Valley Road, Grange Road, Batley, WF17 6GH
FT / PT: Full Time
Hours: Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.00pm, Friday 7.30am to 3pm, with a 30 minute lunch break to be taken each day
Reporting To: Weaving Manager
Qualification: NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Manufacturing Textile Products

Job Purpose

To work as part of a team providing an efficient service within the weaving department with the purpose of maximising weaving capacity whilst maintaining high quality and industry prestige. The Apprentice must also complete and achieve an Intermediate/Advance Textile Apprenticeship qualification.

Main Duties:

Full training will be given to enable the apprentice to competently:

  • Understand job tickets
  • Operate a knotting machine including
  • Combing of warps and gears
  • Operate a warping machine
  • Operate a drawing machine
  • Learn to tie and knot by hand
  • Operate the salvage bobbing maker
  • Shaft dismantling
  • Undertake gear changes
  • Operate a weaving loom including:
  • Picking end up when broken
  • Finding weft when broken and tying
  • Taking pieces off loom
  • Safe and correct method of loom cleaning
  • Undertake role of Overlooker including:
  • Understand loom card and design and putting into practice on the loom
  • Understanding of weft warp, shades and sizes
  • Correct matching of quality to original specification
  • Safe and correct method of loom maintenance
  • Adhere to all Health & Safety policies and procedures

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