Heat Set Operator

Summary: 
Operates the Superba Heat Set Machine by performing the essential functions of the job safely and efficiently
Essential Functions: 
  • Check work area at the beginning of each shift for any housekeeping or safety issues.  Report findings to Lead Person
  • Check manufacturing work orders to verify the merge/lot, tube color, chalk mark, and type yarn being processed on the assigned Superba
  • Check creels for crossed yarn and transfer tails for good splices
  • Patrol assigned machine (creels and winder) keeping each position creeled and transfer tails are spliced properly on each position, checking the winder for chokes and any improper winding.  Notify fixer of any position not performing properly
  • Record each doff on the doff report
  • Check each package of yarn loaded onto creel and each package doffed off the winder for quality problems and properly tie off tails
  • Properly identify each package of yarn produced with correct label and chalk mark
  • Change yarn on the machine as directed by Lead Person
  • Clean up waste and any off quality yarn by properly identifying, weighing and recording
  • Wipe off assigned machines and sweep area each day before shift ends
  • Other duties as assigned by management
Education and/or Experience: 
  • Ability to read and write control information from manufacturing order
Licenses/Certificates: 
None required
Physical Demands: 
  • Ability to stand/walk for the duration of shift except during breaks
  • Ability to lift packages weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors