Spinner in Gaffney, SC at Phillips Staffing

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Gaffney, SC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Open End Spinner

Job Summary:
To produce top quality yarns on a top quality package to meet the specifications of our external customer

Job Duties:
•Ensure the operation of the specified spinning machines and all components at all times, while maintaining specified production standards.
•Obtain designated pull-cat at beginning of each shift. Perform pre-operation checks: verify that brakes and horn are in good condition. If not in good working condition: park pull-cat; do not operate; notify shift manager immediately.
•When driving pull-cat ALWAYS blow horn when entering/exiting aisles and doorways and when approaching other people. (see Pull-cat JSA)
•Patrol assigned machines on a 30 minute or less cycle.
o Continuously check for alarm lights at foot end of machine.
o Service red lights and clean spin box on a continuous cycle, do not remove combing rolls.
•Tools needed for cleaning spin box: cleaning brush, reflector cleaner, and soft swabs for clearers. (See red light cleaning procedure below)
•Spin box problems that are beyond the operator’s control should be flagged using the proper flag card and all flag information completed on the card. On any flagged unit, sliver should be removed and tied off.
o Change wax during cycles as the wax reached ¼ inch as needed.
o Clean waste chambers as needed. Respirator and safety glasses must be worn when cleaning waste chambers or when performing any activity that requires personal protective equipment.
•Survey each robot on all assigned machines to determine immediate rotor drive & scraper blade needs. Once immediate needs have been taken care of begin assigned cycle checking robots every hour.
•Creel sliver: creel sliver as close to run-out as possible. Always break sliver and then creel new sliver through. Place waste in designated waste hoppers
•Clean the spin box after each creel using red light cleaning procedures.
o Open spin box to cleaning position and examine rotor. Clean out the rotor and surrounding area with the cleaning brush.
o Clean the combing roll housing. Do not remove the combing roll.
o Clean the navel and doff tube.
o Clean the reflectors with the reflector cleaner. Position the reflectors in front of the opening in the rotor housing by turning the rotor. Insert the reflector cleaner to clean.
o Clean the clearer measuring head with soft swab; never use anything metal. Notify technician or shift manager of problems with clearers.
o Close the spin box and examine sliver. If heavy or light, remove one (1) yard from can before creeling.
o Press red light reset button.
•Correct simple malfunctions on the machine. Any major malfunctions should be reported to a technician or shift manager immediately.
•Correct lifter alarms for the automated package system. Any major malfunctions should be reported to a technician or shift manager immediately.
•Maintain good housekeeping in designated area at all times. Take waste to designated area, keep floor clean, and take all damaged tubes and yarn to designated area immediately
•Report any unsafe work practices and/or conditions to shift manager immediately.
•Perform other job duties as assigned by shift manager.
Must be able to pass a pulmonary test

12 hr night shift