Tufting Operative.

  • Heywood, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £24795.00 per annum

Tufting Operative

  • Heywood, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £24795.00 per annum
  • Posted October 27, 2023

The Recruitment Co are working with a world leading manufacturer in the textile industry, who are looking to add a Tufting Operative to their established team.
This role is suitable for someone with experience in the textile industry as a production operative or team leader.

Tufting Operative Responsibilities:

  • Operating the creel, splicing, supervising operators to load the creel
  • Communicating with machine schedulers and running to agreed production plans
  • Carry out machine changeovers, including knife changes, colour changes etc.
  • Ensuring that efficiency and quality on the tufting machine is optimised
  • Work with process engineers to improve the tufting process including quality and efficiency
  • Willingness to train others in the tufting department

Tufting Operative Key Skills:

  • Excellent time management
  • Strong decision making and prioritisation skills
  • Management and delegation skills with the ability to supervise others
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other production staff and senior management
  • Attention to detail with an appreciation of tufting quality requirements
  • Previous experience of running a cut pile tufting machine is highly desirable.

Candidates must be flexible to work on a rotating 3 shift pattern Monday – Friday – 6am-2pm / 10pm-6am / 2pm-10pm

Location: Manchester

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000 per annum depending on experience

The Recruitment Co are an equal opportunities employer


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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