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Stanley Mills Weavers




Edward Street, Bradford BD4 9RS


01274 655910


Dornier Loom Technician
Stanley Mills Weavers BD4
Full time (40 hours pw)
Shifts – work as follows 6.00am-2.00pm Monday to Friday / 2.00pm-10.00pm Monday to Thursday, 2.00pm-7.30pm Friday Relevant experience required Pay dependant on experience.

Principal Duties

To ensure that all looms are kept in peak working condition following a detailed preventative maintenance schedule. This will include:

  • Prioritising maintenance to ensure maximum loom efficiency.
  • Identifying worn or defective parts replacing as and when required
  • Checking and changing lubricants as per the maintenance schedule
  • To ensure that loom downtime is kept to a minimum through the efficient management of job changes.
  • Full understanding of Dornier weaving machines
  • Understanding of name-edge and tucking.
  • Maintenance and repair of Dornier weaving machines.
  • Gear change and start-up procedure.
  • Able to motivate and work closely within the team to ensure quality and efficiency.
  • Understanding of peg plans and yarns.
  • Programming the computer controller
  • To ensure that machines in service are operated at their optimum speed and efficiency, with active involvement in managing warp/weft breaks. This will include the fine-tuning of the loom and its constituent parts including dobbies, jacquards or yarn accumulators, where fitted.
  • To assist the company in maintaining its reputation as a weaver of high-quality woven fabrics by assisting the Weaving Manager in the identification and rectification of weaving quality problems.
  • To assist in the maintenance of a safe working environment through the strict adherence to company health and safety rules and procedures. This will specifically include:
  • Ensuring that all safety interlocks are working correctly, all guards are securely attached and that this check is recorded
  • Ensuring that a high standard of housekeeping is maintained, with particular emphasis and notice taken of oil grease and warp lubricant spillages
  • Adhering to all C.O.S.H.H. guidelines
  • Ensuring that all personal protective equipment as issued is used

Suitable applicants with a similar background would be offered full training, on our in-house training/mentor programme.


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