Night shift Weaver — Leeds

We are seeking a Weaver on the Night Shift, to work as part of a team providing an efficient service within the weaving department with the purpose of maximising weaving and other operating efficiencies.

Harrison Spinks is a family business with a focus on quality, innovation, and sustainability. We’re not your average business, but if you’re willing to work hard, get stuck in and have some fun along the way, then we’d love to welcome you to our team.

In line with our ethos to be world leaders in sustainable comfort innovation, we weave our own chemical free mattress fabric in-house. We combine traditional methods with state-of-the-art weaving looms, to create a breathable and FR chemical free sleeping surface.

Hours: Monday – Wednesday 6pm – 6am, 36 hours per week

Please note: Whilst training, the successful candidate will do day shift hours. Monday – Wednesday 6am – 6pm & Thursday 6am – 12pm.

What we offer in return:

  • Incremental holiday allowance based on service
  • Training & development opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Free Parking
  • Company events

Reporting into the Weaving Technical Supervisor, the night shift Weaver will assist in the maintenance of a safe working environment through the strict adherence to company health and safety rules and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the efficient running of all looms within the weaving department by ensuring that the looms are only operated in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Assist in the maintenance of a safe working environment
  • To identify and repair any faults such as broken ends, picks, and similar problems
  • Maintain production & quality by patrolling looms regularly
  • A high degree of flexibility is required to operate several different loom types, and also fulfil a variety of tasks such as, pin dropping, filling weft creel's, returning woven fabrics and similar duties. These tasks are determined by the Textiles Production Manager based on production requirements.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • A high degree of flexibility is required to operate several different loom types.
  • Previous knotter/weaving experience required
  • Good listening skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • · Willingness to learn.

Essential attributes:

Hungry - a manageable and sustainable commitment in doing a job well and going above and beyond when it is truly required.

Smart - asks good questions, listens to what others are saying and stays engaged in conversations intently.

Humility - shares credit, emphasises team over self, and defines success collectively rather than individually

Send your CV and covering letter stating why you are interested in this role and outline the expertise you could offer if you were successful with your application to: talent@harrisonspinks.co.uk

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