Operative (Tufting)

Holme Mill (Ramsbottom)

Reports to: Operational Supervisor

Hours per week: 48 hours on a rotating day and night shift (plus reasonable overtime as required)

Main Duties: Contribute to the effective running of Cormar’s tufting operation.  Daily duties include yarn creeling, splicing, and other duties as from time to time directed by Team Leader / Line Manager.  This may include but not be limited to recycling, baling, general housekeeping, running the yarn winding machines, yarn stripping machines, etc.

Job involves: Mobility for full shift, bending, lifting moderate weights, repeatedly twisting, climbing up and down steps repeatedly.  Operating basic machinery such as winders, floor cleaners, yarn stripping machines but not Tufting machines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the achievement of organisation and department goals and targets through completion of daily duties to required standards/measures
  • Ensure the targeted performance/completion times for creeling and splicing are measured
  • Ensure product quality is to required standards
  • Flexibility to cover team and other duties as required
  • Maintain agreed house-keeping standards

Team Cormar:

  • Participate in, and make a positive contribution to Project Teams
  • Adhere to and promote Cormar Values
  • Demonstrate attitudes and behaviours which make a positive contribution to the team, department and company
  • Consider safety in all aspects of work, adhere to site and department safety rules and report all instances of concern. 


  • Contribute to company improvement initiatives (eg. MSQ surveys, culture surveys)
  • Understand how own role impacts on the organisation and department objectives
  • Support Team Leader to deliver the above objectives

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively within the team and in the wider organisation
  • Knowledge of how the department works and how it fits in with the rest of the organisation
  • Ability to work to agreed deadlines

Please send applications to Laura Warrington, HR Assistant, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Greenmount, Bury BL8 4HR, or email 

Operative (Tufting)