Burling and Joining Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in inspecting cloths for weaving defects.

What does a Burling and Joining Supervisor do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting base cloth for weaving defects, and in manually weaving ends of length of papermaker’s felt together to facilitate further processing: Trains workers in burling cloth, hand weaving cloth, and operating sewing machine to join ends together. Reviews production schedules to determine felt type to be joined or base cloth to be inspected. Confers with other supervisors to resolve work problems that slow production. Pulls cloth length over roller and examines cloth for defects, such as mispicks and filling breaks. Pulls defective yarn from cloth and reweaves defective area, using needle, yarn, and scissors. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.