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Working As a Twister Operator

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Repetitive

  • $31,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Twister Operator Do At Mohawk Industries

* Hour Night Swing Shift
* Set up, operate and tend a large number of machines organized into a frame that twist yarn together.
* Performs any combination or all of the following duties:
* Stays informed of applicable OSHA and company guidelines and operating procedures, and proactively identifies unsafe working, building, and other environmental conditions to management and/or appropriate department for resolution.
* Performs other duties as required.
* Creel single or double ply yarn packages

What Does A Twister Operator Do At Shaw Industries Inc.

* Open pallets or cases of raw yarn using a duck bill knife or other appropriate hand tool.
* Recycle or discard packaging materials.
* Remove raw yarn from container and transfer to creel pegs and splice in.
* Place empty tubes in magazines.
* Place appropriate yarn label inside tube of finished yarn.
* Tie off and doff packages of finished yarn.
* Visually compare finished yarn to a standard for quality discrepancies.
* Pack yarn on Pack
* Out conveyor
* Compare labels, doff tickets, and specification sheets for discrepancies

What Does A Twister Operator Do At Mohawk Industries

* Set up, operate and tend a large number of machines organized into a frame that twist yarn together.
* Performs any combination or all of the following duties: Stays informed of applicable OSHA and company guidelines and operating procedures, and pro-actively identifies unsafe working, building, and other environmental conditions to management and/or appropriate department for resolution.
* Performs other duties as required.
* Creel single or double ply yarn packages.
* Loads yarn into twister.
* Repositioning buggies of yarn at the twisters.
* Threading ends of single yarns and operating the spindle.
* Doffing twisted yarn packages, transferring packages from conveyor to a buggy/container.
* Monitor production output and machine equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
* Clean spindles to maintain machine efficiency to meet production requirements.
* Ensures compliance to all company and regulatory safety and environmental guidelines and practices to include wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment, using the appropriate tools and equipments, and exercising the required safety behaviors for the task at hand

What Does A Twister Operator Do At Shaw Industries Inc.

* Threads positions in accordance with procedures and specifications.
* Maintains adequate supply of quality feed yarn on creel and in pot by removing empty tube, replacing with a full size package, and splicing transfer tails.
* Doffs finished packages after a visual quality inspection.
* Repairs breaks and restart position according to specification.
* Patrols Twister for wraps, runouts, and breaks.
* Makes repairs as required.
* Unloads finished package from belt, separates by product number, places on buggy, and labels properly.
* Gathers Quality Engineering Lab samples as required.
* Place empty tubes at each position as needed.
* Places spare recyclable empty tubes in storage box for re-use.
* Obtains empty buggies for placement of finished packages.
* Inspects creel pot yarn for defects and contamination.
* Obtains creel yarn and tubes from staging area as needed.
* Ensures correct twist level is maintained when splicing.
* Leaves at least one (1) buggy of yarn of each color running for next shift (when available).
* Pushes and stages twisted yarn to the Heatset staging areas when required.
* Must be able to work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends, and overtime as required

What Does A Twister Operator Do At Mohawk Industries

* Operator loads and positions yarn on production machinery in twisting dept.
* Maintains Machine and works to successfully reach production levels required.
* Move Buggies containing cores of yarn from warehouse to twisting dept and place the the buggy at the machine of responsibility.
* Remove yarn from buggy and place a full package of yarn into bucket grasping free yarn ends place the tension device into the cone of yarn using the foot controls then feed the ends of yarn through the bottom of the bucket.
* When pushing foot control the ends are blown up toward the operator where the operator will grasp the ends and twist them together will then reach up and place a core between the clams and fasten the ends of yarn to the cone

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Top Skills for A Twister Operator

  1. Twist Yarn
  2. Safety Procedures
  3. Yarn Packages
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Operate machine to twist yarn.
  • Assisted patrons entering and exiting rides, monitored activities to ensure adherence to safety procedures, shut-down and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • Remove off-quality yarn from yarn packages.
  • Insert straight ends of wire into machine chuck and tightens with hand wrench.
  • Run a twister machine making production ...doffing and performing all job requirements to make a full size package of yarn

Twister Operator Demographics

Gender

Female

59.8%

Male

31.0%

Unknown

9.2%
Ethnicity

White

55.0%

Black or African American

22.7%

Hispanic or Latino

14.8%

Asian

5.0%

Unknown

2.4%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

81.8%

Vietnamese

9.1%

Sicilian

9.1%

Twister Operator Education

Schools

Georgia Northwestern Technical College - Floyd County Campus

16.3%

Dalton State College

13.6%

University of Phoenix

9.5%

Reid State Technical College

6.1%

Lurleen B Wallace Community College

5.4%

Piedmont Technical College

4.8%

Augusta Technical College

4.1%

A-Technical College

4.1%

Gaston College

4.1%

Cleveland State Community College

3.4%

Troy University

3.4%

Aiken Technical College

3.4%

Oconee Fall Line Technical College

2.7%

Florence-Darlington Technical College

2.7%

Jefferson Davis Community College

2.7%

Tri-County Technical College

2.7%

University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

2.7%

East Central Technical College

2.7%

Georgia Military College - Milledgeville

2.7%

Richmond Community College

2.7%
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Majors

Business

16.8%

Nursing

11.6%

Health Care Administration

9.5%

Criminal Justice

7.4%

Medical Assisting Services

6.3%

Management

5.3%

Psychology

4.7%

Accounting

4.7%

Cosmetology

4.2%

Computer Science

4.2%

Nursing Assistants

3.2%

Early Childhood Education

3.2%

Education

3.2%

Industrial Technology

2.6%

Pharmacy

2.6%

Medical Technician

2.1%

Manufacturing Engineering

2.1%

Computer Information Systems

2.1%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.1%

Precision Metal Working

2.1%
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Degrees

Other

44.3%

Associate

22.6%

Bachelors

12.5%

Certificate

11.8%

Diploma

4.9%

License

2.1%

Masters

1.7%
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