Robot Attendant

Summary: 
Tends machine that automatically surges edge of rugs with surging stitch by performing the following duties.
Essential Functions: 
  • Changes out plates for correct style.
  • Selects supplies, such as yarn, according to specifications.
  • Places spools of yarn on spindles and draws yarn through guides, tensions, and eyes of needles and loopers.
  • Pushes and pulls buggy of rugs under loader.
  • Removes separator boards and carries to proper location.
  • Operates switch to engage loader.
  • Sets up machine for proper style/size.
  • Operates switch to start and stop machine.
  • Observes sewing operation to detect defective stitching, breaks in yarn or machine malfunction.
  • Rethreads machine, and notifies fixer of any machine malfunction.
  • Empties and cleans vacuum box.
  • Cleans and vacuums machine and area daily.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
Education and/or Experience: 
High School Diploma or GED.  Ability to ready and comprehend simple instructions.
Physical Demands: 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, grip, or feel: and reach with hands and arms  Must be able to twist ,turn and rotate body.The employee regularly required  to walk, stoop, bend, and kneel.  Must lift and/or move 10 up to 25 pounds.  Regularly pushes buggy of rugs.  Vision alilities required by this job include hand to eye coordination with close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is exposed to lint or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.