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JOB POST #4071-2023

Needle Loom Operator

Date Posted: March 21st, 2023 Date Closing: April 22nd, 2023

Under the supervision of the Plant Manager, the position performs a variety of needle loom functions. These major duties include but are not limited to; transporting raw materials throughout the warehouse, setting up looms or other processing machines, reading operating instructions and preparing loom pattern mechanisms, operating looms to needle punch fiber into textile fabrics or products, repairing minor mechanical problems such as broken or defective needles and completing major cleans on the machinery. The remaining points are inserted under the duties and responsibilities section.
Candidate must be comfortable with shift work. This will consist of 4 weeks on day shifts and 4 weeks on nights.  Monday to Thursday – Shift work 4 weeks days 7:00 am to 5:00 pm | 4 weeks evenings 5:00 pm to 3:00 am (shift premium 1.00/hour beginning at 7:00 pm)

Education: Completion of Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent if studied from a different Country or Province)

Knowledge: 0-3 months

Skills and Abilities

➢ Ability to work independently as well as cohesively with employees and managers as part of a team
➢ Problem solving skills in order to resolve conflicts and problems
➢ Accuracy skills required when programming needle boards
➢ Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure with simultaneous deadlines
➢ Health and Safety aware to minimize risk of injury from equipment

*Forklift Training

Physical Effort Required

➢ Frequently standing and walking for long periods of time
➢ Manual dexterity is required to operate looms or other processing machines
➢ Occasional manual lifting of equipment and rolls using the dolly
➢ Must be able to move and pick up 50 lbs. by self on occasion

➢ Must be able to move and pick up 51 to 79 lbs. with assistance
➢ Over 80 lbs must request and obtain assistance


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