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Spinning and Winding Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in spinning and winding synthetic fibers.

What does a Spinning and Winding Supervisor do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in spinning and winding synthetic fibers, and sets up takeup machines that wind newly extruded synthetic fibers onto pirns: Observes machines, equipment, personnel, and work areas to detect faulty work habits, and to examine synthetic fibers for conformance to standards. Inspects machine parts cleaned and assembled by designated worker to ensure conformance of parts to standard. Confers with specified supervisory personnel regarding production and possible changes in process, personnel, or machines. Interviews vendors and consults catalogs to obtain information on price and availability of parts and equipment. Prepares and submits purchase orders to designated personnel. Checks level of nitrogen in tanks outside plant and telephones supplier to order more nitrogen to maintain nitrogen at specified level. Develops training manual to be used in training of workers. Times roller and chuck speeds of takeup machines that wind newly extruded synthetic fibers onto pirns, using timing light and stopwatch. Confers with and assists other workers in changing gear ratios of winding drive mechanism, using handtools, according to style of yarn to be processed and setup specifications. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.