Warper - Temporary

24 May 2019
21 Jun 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join an award winning UK textile innovator, independently owned, specialising in the design & manufacture of contract upholstery fabrics for commercial interiors and mass passenger transport. The company is based in the UK's West Yorkshire textile heartland, with additional manufacturing in Lithuania and Nottingham, from where it extends global reach into some 80 countries worldwide via established offices, warehousing and distribution channels in Europe, North America, China and Australia. This company sells over 8 million metres of fabric a year for use in commercial offices, banks, government departments, universities, NHS, cinema, auditoria and transportation applications in buses, coaches, trains and underground.

This is a temporary role to cover an increased workload due to a specific project. The anticipated period would be for 15 weeks.


To prepare warp beams to the correct specifications and quality, for use in the production of woven fabrics. To allow the manufacturing team to deliver fabrics on time for customer requirements.

- Ensure all production schedules are set up and warped to the correct specification, design and quality to meet customer requirements.
- Ensure production plans are followed to meet customer expectations and critical lead times.
- Identify, and respond to material issues and rectify them in a timely manner. Report material defects to their team leader or a member of the Quality Assurance team (QA).
- Ensure products are warped using the correct materials and to the correct standard to allow fabrics to be woven correctly.

Education / Skills / Knowledge / Experience

- Experience of woven textiles.
- Knowledge and experience of different warping machines and warping methods.
- Experience of warping plans and patterns.
- The capability to warp, creel and beam.
- Understanding, knowledge and experience of warping machine set ups.
- Cability to recognise material fault types and rectify them.

Personal Competencies

- Ability to work in a busy and fast paced environment.
- Flexible and self-motivated.
- Good attention to detail and able to perform quality checking procedures.
- Excellent quality awareness.
- Excellent safety awareness.

Additional requirements

- Able to work shift patterns depending on business needs.
- Able to perform manual handling tasks, bending, stretching and lifting up to 25kg.

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