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Weaving Development Technician

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  • Date Posted:
    07 November 2023
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    On Application
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  • Work Hours:
    Full Time
  • Contact:
    Angela Wilkinson
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Job Description

Our client is a family run textile business which has been in operation since 1860. They are now seeking a creative narrow fabric weaving technician.  

Weaving Development Technician - the role:

•    You will be responsible for the development of new webbing designs to customer requirements / new standards
•    Create weaving specifications, which maximize efficiency
•    Prepare looms for weave trials
•    Weave trial lengths and amend loom as necessary
•    Breakdown webs, test & specify product
•    Control of development specification files
•    You will also be responsible for ensuring the physical testing of production webs
•    Assistance with alterations of production looms as necessary
•    Stock control duties

Weaving Development Technician - the candidate:

•    Some knowledge of general weaving loom operation is essential, narrow fabric weaving knowledge is beneficial
•    Knowledge of standard and novel yarns would be beneficial
•    You must have an understanding of performance and application of different fibres and yarns
•    Understanding of various weaving patterns and styles is also beneficial
•    Ideally you will have general knowledge of fabric testing procedures
•    Scotweave knowledge/experience
•    Self motivated
•    Have an eye for detail and an attitude to obtain perfection
•    Can work independently as well as with teams of various disciplines
•    Able to work to deadlines and think out of the box
•    Confident to be customer facing, presenting, etc
•    Excel literate, with a good grasp of other Microsoft packages

Weaving Development Technician – the package:

•    Highly competitive salary 
•    Opportunities to attend training courses

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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u&i have an excellent understanding of the particular needs and requirements of our business. Interviews are always well co-ordinated between all parties, and u&i offers a professional, efficient service I would have no hesitations in recommending