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Date: Apr 16, 2024

Location: Bury, BUR, GB, BL8 2AY

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken is a successful global business, recognised as an international leader in textile products and specialty chemicals. They have significant manufacturing facilities in USA, UK, Europe and Asia. Their sales offices, development laboratories, Research and Development and technical support centres extend Milliken’s presence throughout the world. With three sites in the UK, Bury, Wigan and Middleton, Milliken Industriasl Ltd has built itself into a significant business with products that reach into many markets.

Everywhere you look, you will find Milliken products in all aspects of life and you will probably touch their products in a variety of ways almost every day.  Their high-grade speciality fabrics which offer comfort and practicality whilst providing essential protection are used in military service, space and extreme environment exploration and many contact sports and tournaments. Their carpets and linens are found in many of the finest hotels, restaurants and offices and their protective flooring products are providing entrance doorway solutions in many commercial and public premises.

Milliken firmly believes that ethical practices will continue to drive our success as a company, which is why we do more than talk about doing the right thing. The focus, commitment and actions Milliken take raises the bar for ethical standards and has earned us a place on Ethisphere Magazine's list of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" sixeen years in a row, including 2022.
Just look around. You’ll see Milliken.

We are currently recruiting for a Weaver within our busy manufacturing plant here at Bury. We are looking for a driven and self-motivated individual to play a key role within the production team.


The responsibilities of this role are (but are not limited to);


  • Monitoring assigned looms for product quality, optimum efficiency and safety and reporting issues to the Continuous improvement Leader.
  • Repairing warp and weft breaks.
  • Flagging looms for roll doff, knotter and fixer requirements.
  • Ensuring appropriate monitoring cover for assigned looms.
  • Completing downtime sheets.
  • Assisting with creel weft packages.
  • Maintaining high standards of waste management.
  • Emptying selvedge waste drums as required.
  • Performing any other task that is of a reasonable request in line with the production department.


Skills and experience required for the role;


  • Excellent health and safety practices and knowledge
  • Computer literate
  • Reliable and enthusiastic
  • An organised team player with strong communication skills
  • Keen eye for detail and housekeeping
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Experience of implementing Lean practices would be advantageous, but training can be provided


Hours: 4 on/4 off - 6am-6pm x2 /6pm-6am x2

Want to join our team? Then we look forward to your application!

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