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Drying and Winding Supervisor

Manage workers in drying polyester chips and winding synthetic fibers.

What does a Drying and Winding Supervisor do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in drying polyester chips and winding synthetic fibers: Observes machines, equipment, personnel, and work areas to detect potential safety hazards, and enforces company safety rules. Inspects yarn on takeup machines for defects, such as unspecified yarn diameter. Confers with designated supervisory personnel to discuss matters related to takeup of yarn and drying of chips. Summons maintenance personnel to inspect machine for malfunctions or to repair machine. Usually inspects takeup unit at specified intervals to verify conformance to standard of polymer extrusion characteristics and yarn takeup characteristics. Turns valve and thermostat knobs to adjust polymer melt zone of extruders to conform to standard temperature. Prepares reports on areas, such as yarn waste, accidents, employee absenteeism, and work time records. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.