Air Jet Spinning Operator

Pharr High Performance • I-85 • 3rd shift ( 11 pm-7 am)

The Air Jet Spinning Operator will be responsible for operating the Air Jet Spinning Frames by creeling Roving stock in frames whose purpose is to stretch and twist fibers together. All duties are to be performed in a safe manner, utilizing all required personal protection equipment while on the manufacturing floor. The Air Jet Spinning Operator must exhibit quality awareness while continuing to perform job responsibilities in an efficient manner, meeting or exceeding expectations. They must be able to be present and on time for scheduled workdays for the purpose of maintaining excellent customer service.

The ideal candidate must personify Pharr, A Family of Companies Core Values, FIRST: Family, Innovative, Responsive, Strong Relationships and Trustworthy.


Job Requirements

  • Check ID’s before starting shift; do not run without proper signature on ID
  • Check all machinery and equipment to ensure safe operations before starting machine
  • Patrol job consistently repairing ends down and all creek breaks
  • Change bad top rollers and top aprons as needed
  • Follow proper procedure for removing laps from top aprons and rollers
  • Clean head, ends, rods and rails
  • Flag ends that require a fixers attention
  • Change wax as needed during cycling
  • Turn black boxes every two hours
  • Keep doff cradle free of thread
  • Keep work area neat and clean
  • Brush machines twice during each shift
  • Remove pneumafil waste during each shift
  • Put reworkable fiber in properly identified container
  • Keep waste off floor; use apron. Properly place any waste generated in appropriate container
  • Adhere to all safety guidelines as outlined by the Job Safety Analysis for this position
  • Perform any duties assigned by supervision

Key Competencies

  • Standing 7.5 hours on concrete floor
  • Moving doff boxes weighing 183 lbs. around frames to creel in roving
  • Must be able to read and understand printed material
  • Must be able to see Quality and Mechanical problems
  • Must have color vision

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma/G.E.D.

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