Since 1955, Lincoln Fabrics’ core business values have been to provide innovative fabric solutions tailored to specific customer needs. Our continued growth is a testament to our ability to develop new solutions for the life protection markets with innovative ballistics fabrics for personal armour manufacturers in military and law enforcement markets and fire-resistant fabrics for manufactures of FR garments for fire departments and oil/gas workers. We place leading edge technology for warping and weaving into the hands of our well trained and highly skilled workforce, and have been able to create and maintain a reputation for excellent customer responsiveness. By coupling a robust quality management system with visionary R&D capabilities, Lincoln Fabrics has established customer confidence in its ability to develop new fabric styles and produce fabrics which offer superior performance through product consistency.
Lincoln’s two state of-the-art plants, in Grimsby, Ontario and Geneva, Alabama, represent 130,000 square feet of production capabilities dedicated to warping, weaving, finishing and quality testing.
Reporting to the Technical Supervisor/Plant Manager the Loom Technician is responsible for the set up and the maintenance of looms producing high quality and ISO 9001 compliant fabrics.
- Perform style changes as defined in the mill order
- Follow production procedures and complete required documentation
- Perform start-ups on new style changes
- Check and sign off on items on Loom Technician’s Start-up Sheet
- Record roll production in computer system
- Assist Textile Weaver when required
- Assist Loom Technical Supervisor when required
- Maintain oiling schedules
- Recognize quality or technical problems and notify appropriate supervisor
- Participate in and maintain quality-control measured and assurance programs in accordance with ISO 9001
- Support the Corrective / Preventive Action Programs
- Recognize non-conformances and alerts the appropriate senior staff
- Provide assistance in the continuous improvement of the Quality System
- Adhere to safety measure and maintains cleanliness within the weave shed
- Maintain Company confidentiality and intellectual property at all times
- Accept assignments to specific duties or projects as required
- Perform other related or non-related duties as required
- Diploma in (college based program an asset) Minimum of Secondary School diploma
- A conscientious worker able to work diligently on their own and in a team environment
- Have the ability to trouble shoot problems as they arise
- Strong mechanical and technical understanding
- Must have some computer knowledge
- Basic electrical or electronic experience
Join our team and assist in keeping people safe through the production of high-quality ballistics and fire-resistant fabrics.
Lincoln Fabrics is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process, please make us aware and we will work with you to accommodate your needs.