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Creeler in Hogansville, GA at Continental

Date Posted: 12/19/2018

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This employee participates in any improvement that is necessary to achieve customer satisfaction. Total commitment to ContiTech Quality Management System is a part of every employee’s responsibility in order to achieve and exceed the Company’s Quality Objectives.
Responsible for implementing and following 6S guidelines.

 Creels looms, twisters, to change style of yarn or to replace exhausted yarn packages: Places yarn packages on spindle of creel, according to supervisor's instructions, color-coded spools, or number on yarn packages.

 Threads yarn through eyelet plate or ties yarn ends to ends of yarn from preceding package to maintain continuous yarn supply.

 Cuts yarn ends from knots, using scissors, and discards yarn ends in waste container to prevent entanglement of yarn while moving through creel.

 Removes old yarn from machines before changing to different size or type of yarn.

 Cleans dust and lint from creel and repair yarn breaks in creel.

 May replace yarn packages or spools when faulty yarn appears.

 Observe all safety procedures.

 Other duties as assigned.
• Begin each shift walk all creels and determine priority of work to do, unless otherwise specified by Supervisor.
• Remove empty packages or piece packages from creels.
• Creel full packages at all locations of running ends.
• Air Splice, tie in and or thread all creeled packages.
• Sometimes tie in packages and pull ends to the front of creel.
• Stack all empty tubes in returnable boxes.
• Place plastic bags in container.
• Stack all dividers at each creel on 1 pallet.
• Relocate pallets to end of creel for material handler.
• Monitor all creels throughout the shift, creel as needed the prevent runouts.

Physical Demands:
STANDING- Stand on hardwood and /or concrete floor for a minimum of 8 hours
MOVING (self)- Walk 500ft approx.10 times/per shift
MOVING (materials)- Lift creel packages weighing up to 30 lbs. approx. 562 times/shift. Push wheeled boxes with 100-175 lbs of force from 50-100 ft. 10 times/shift. Pull 25 ends per row
forward with approx. 10-20 lbs of force for approx. 300 times/shift.
HEARING/SPEAKING- Able to hear and speak with supervisors, technicians, and co-workers to perform job properly.
REACHING- Reach overhead up to 24" approx. 300 times/shift. Reach downward and laterally up to 24" approx. 300 times/shift. Reach forward up to 18" approx. 600 times/shift.
BENDING/STOOPING- Bend over up to 30" approx. 300 times/shift.
VISUAL ACUITY- Color vision required with normal vision to distinguish yarn tints, proper codes, and quality defects. Must have good perception of quality.
SAFETY REQUIREMENTS: Ear plugs, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses.


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