Textile Technician

Location
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2018
Closes
13 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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