Textile Technician

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
15 Nov 2018
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lawton Yarns is an internationally renowned spinner producing best-in-class woollen yarns for the carpet industry. Part of The Spin Group, a global manufacturer of commercial yarns, the business combines a rich heritage dating back over 100 years with continuous improvement.

We are pleased to offer an opportunity for a Textile Technician/Engineer to work in our up to date woollen carpet yarn manufacturing facility in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire.

This is a ‘hands on’ role working around the plant on a variety of our high production, modern process machinery. You will need to take a proactive attitude to planned preventative maintenance, project engineering, breakdown turnaround times, product run ability and quality.

You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience within a mechanical related background, preferably but not essentially in textiles
  • Experience within a busy manufacturing environment
  • Flexibility
  • Good communication skills at all levels
  • The ability to work as part of a team and on their own initiative

In return we offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Flexible holidays
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Opportunities for future progression