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Loom Technician

The Job Specifics

Loom Technician

Loom Technician

Required Documents
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Full Time
Closing Date:

We are seeking applications for a Loom Technician within our Operations facility.

Key Duties will involve:

  • The set-up, maintenance and repair of carpet looms and other production machinery, ensuring maximum efficiency and quality.
  • Recognising faults and the correction of faults associated with the looms.
  • Ensure accurate records are maintained of all work carried out.
  • To perform all other tasks which enable the team to meet maximum efficiency.
  • To show a high level of motivation and enthusiasm in the performance of all duties.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following criteria:

Essential Criteria:

  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent)
  • Experience in a previous role in the set-up and maintenance of industrial equipment
  • Prepared to work shifts and overtime as required
  • IT Literate to include Microsoft Office applications
  • Proactive attitude
  • A range of interpersonal skills to include good communication skills,  organisational   skills and the ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team

Desirable Criteria:

  • GCSE level (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English at Grade C or above
  • A qualification in Mechanical Maintenance or similar/related discipline
  • Experience in set up and maintenance of textile equipment
  • Experience in pneumatics
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Welding/milling/turning experience

Rate of pay will be dependent on skills and experience on commencing.  Training will be provided for this role as required. 

To apply e-mail your CV to recruit@ulstercarpets.com or a Company Application Form can be obtained from the Gate House, Ulster Carpets, Castleisland Factory, Garvaghy Road, Portadown, BT62 1EE