How Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders stay on track

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Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders hourly rate: $14,85

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What is the job of the Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend machines that wind or twist textiles; or draw out and combine sliver, such as wool, hemp, or synthetic fibers. Includes slubber machine and drawing frame operators.

Key tasks of the Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

  • Notify supervisors or mechanics of equipment malfunctions.

  • Thread yarn, thread, or fabric through guides, needles, and rollers of machines.
  • Start machines, monitor operation, and make adjustments as needed.
  • Inspect machinery to determine whether repairs are needed.
  • Record production data such as numbers and types of bobbins wound.
  • Replace depleted supply packages with full packages.
  • Stop machines when specified amount of products has been produced.
  • Inspect products to verify that they meet specifications and to determine whether machine adjustment is needed.
  • Tend machines that twist together two or more strands of yarn or insert additional twists into single strands of yarn to increase strength, smoothness, or uniformity of yarn.
  • Observe operations to detect defects, malfunctions, or supply shortages.
  • Operate machines for test runs to verify adjustments and to obtain product samples.

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What other tasks a Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders may have

  • Observe bobbins as they are winding and cut threads to remove loaded bobbins, using knives.

  • Unwind lengths of yarn, thread, or twine from spools and wind onto bobbins.
  • Adjust machine settings such as speed or tension to produce products that meet specifications.
  • Study guides, samples, charts, and specification sheets, or confer with supervisors or engineering staff to determine setup requirements.
  • Tend spinning frames that draw out and twist roving or sliver into yarn.
  • Remove spindles from machines and bobbins from spindles.
  • Install, level, and align machine components such as gears, chains, guides, dies, cutters, or needles to set up machinery for operation.
  • Place bobbins on spindles and insert spindles into bobbin-winding machines.
  • Tend machines with multiple winding units that wind thread onto shuttle bobbins for use on sewing machines or other kinds of bobbins for sole-stitching, knitting, or weaving machinery.
  • Repair or replace worn or defective parts or components, using hand tools.
  • Measure bobbins periodically, using gauges, and turn screws to adjust tension if bobbins are not of specified size.
  • Clean, oil, and lubricate machines, using air hoses, cleaning solutions, rags, oilcans, and grease guns.
  • Tend machines that wind wire onto bobbins, preparatory to formation of wire netting used in reinforcing sheet glass.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

Receive more grants and investments

Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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