Spinning Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in spinning yarns.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Spinning Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in spinning yarn: Reads production schedule for information, such as quantity of yarn, type of fiber, staple length, yarn size, quality and texture desired, and ultimate use of yarn. Computes draft required to reduce roving to specified yarn size and drafting gear size to effect draft, using mathematical formulas and tables. Determines spacing of drafting rollers according to staple length of fiber. Analyzes yarn specifications to determine amount of twist to put into yarn. Computes twist gear size, using mathematical formulas and tables. Schedules changes in machine setup to produce yarn according to production schedule, issuing change instructions to SECTION LEADER AND MACHINE SETTER 689.260-018. Examines yarn to detect variations from standards. Schedules doffing of frames to avoid excessive downtime. Trains new employees. Participates in setup and adjustment of machines and equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.


Should I be a Spinning Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Spinning, Supervisor, Thinning-Tinting, Tanning Supervisor

    How to become a Spinning Supervisor

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