Fabric Inspector

  • Job Reference: AW4379
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2019
  • Recruiter: u&i Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: East Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support, Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Angela Wilkinson
  • Email: angelaw@uandirecruitment.co.uk

Job Description

The Company
Our client is a global supplier of technical textiles to the aerospace, medical, military and composite sectors. They are currently seeking a Fabric Inspector to join their thriving business.

Fabric Inspector - The Role:

  • To inspect finished or unfinished fabric’s using a power-driven examining frame checking for defects, (Such as stains, oil marks contamination, poor selvedge and irregularities in colour i.e. un-level dyeing etc).
  • To work as part of the Quality Assurance team to ensure in line with the SOP, products conform to the required quality standards to achieve fabric specifications.
  • To undertake quality control checks (e.g. width checks and recording of metres) for batches being examined.
  • To prepare information on batch processing required for invoicing by the office, including preparation of piece tickets, recording of finished meter lengths on batch records and dyebills.
  • To report any none-conformance in respect of quality problems when processing batches through inspection to the quality supervisor.
  • To communicate any machinery breakdowns or issues to the quality supervisor as soon they arise.
  • To help with loading or unloading of fabric deliveries to and from BDF.
  • To work as part of the Quality team to undertake regular routine cleaning and maintenance tasks for the inspection machine and surrounding area in line with SOP and risk assessments.
  • If required to drive the company vehicles including company van and forklift truck (pending forklift training and driving license requirements).
  • General tasks as required by the quality Manager / supervisor.

Fabric Inspector - The Candidate:

  • A good standard of education, competency in numeracy and literacy and a reasonable standard of IT skills.  
  • The ability to lift 20kg rolls of fabric. 
  • Previous experience on fabric exam or similar textile finishing operations would be advantageous but full training will be given to a suitable candidate. 
  • A strong communicator with the skills to work as part of team or on their own. 
  • Attention to detail is essential with a strong commitment to quality and good work ethic.  

Fabric Inspector - The Package:

  • 41:5 hours per week and the working hours would be 7:30 am till 4:30 pm Monday to Friday and Friday 7:30 - 3:30 pm. 
  • There may also be overtime when the business requires it. 

Please note that due to the anticipated interest in these roles only short listed candidates will be contacted
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