Drying and Winding Supervisor

Manage workers in drying polyester chips and winding synthetic fibers.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Drying and Winding Supervisors 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.

Should I be a Drying and Winding Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Drying-And-Softening, Supervisor, Drying and Winding

    How to Become a
    Drying and Winding Supervisor

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