Apprentice Loom Technician

Recruiter
ABRAHAM MOON & SONS LIMITED
Location
Netherfield Mills, Netherfield Road, Leeds, LS20 9PD
Salary
£173.25 to £334.13 per week
Posted
30 Mar 2021
Closes
09 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC001694565
Specialism
Engineering
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
Through our apprenticeship you'll be making the most of your talents, getting to understand the textile industry and manufacturing process from the ground up; and doing so with the help of one of the biggest and best names in the industry

You will work to become a key member of the team and as part of your apprenticeship you will train to become a full Loom Technician.

Main duties will include:
  • To learn all technical aspects of loom management
  • Train to have good attention for quality and work efficiently to a high level
  • To learn all aspects of cloth manufacturing
  • Help with the preparation of looms for jobs, ready for twisting in
  • Learning about and understanding quality fabrics and how to produce them

Working within the weaving department we are looking for an apprentice who is self-motivated, has good communication skills and who is punctual and reliable. The successful individual will work towards achieving a Level 4 Apprenticeship qualification delivered by The Textile Centre of Excellence. This is a progressive career path with an opportunity to increase your earnings as you learn.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Leaning how to weave
  • Transferring weaving information from computer to machine
  • Checking new job start-ups and signing off
  • General maintenance checks
  • Weaving faults - understanding what they are and the cause

You will also benefit from working with an outstanding team of accomplished professionals within the business.Please note that a colour-blind test will be carried out if you are invited to interview.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

For this Apprenticeship opportunity, we are inviting interest from candidates who meet the following criteria:
  • Good communication skills
  • Good analytical and numerical skills
  • Excellent timekeeping skills
  • Full capacity to recognise and distinguish between different colours


Personal qualities

  • Self-motivated
  • Punctual and reliable
  • A mechanical background would be desirable
  • Highly motivated, energetic, self - starter with an appetite for learning and a can-do attitude
  • Attention to detail


Desired qualifications

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) including English, maths,and science.

Educated to A Level standard (or equivalent).

Future prospects

You will work to become a key member of the team and as part of your apprenticeship you will train to become a full Loom Technician.

Things to consider

Please note that a colour-blind test will be carried out if you are invited to interview.

Send your Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter, quoting the job title to:

HR Department Abraham Moon & Sons Ltd

Netherfield Mills

Guiseley

Leeds

West Yorkshire

LS20 9PA

Alternatively email either melanie.lang@moons.co.uk or amanda.lawrence@moons.co.uk

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