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Weaving Loom Mechanic (Fixer)


The Weaving Support Fixer position is responsible for maintaining and repairing mechanical equipment used to support a battery of looms designed to weave yarn into cloth. Management may assign additional duties as needed.


  1. Will set up, adjust, and repair looms to weave cloth of specified quality and design using knowledge of loom functions, weaving diagrams and manuals by reading and performing written instructions
  2. Will oil and grease moving parts of friction surfaces of mechanical equipment, according to specified procedures and oral instructions by reading and performing written instructions
  3. Will change setup of looms to weave different patterns or different types of yarn
  4. Will respond to fixer requests and assist other fixers in completing tasks 


  1. Assessed on the TABE in reading and mathematics at an 8th grade equivalency or higher or have a silver national career readiness certificate
  2. Wiesen Mechanical Comprehensive Test required for this position
  3. Prefer 2 years verifiable mechanical experience in a manufacturing or heavy industrial environment.
  4. Prefer knowledge of mechanical operations
  5. Prefer knowledge of weaving operations
  6. Prefer prior weaving and mechanical experience in the weaving department
  7. Hands on mechanical test and interview will be required for this position.

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Phifer Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or veteran status.

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