Abraham Moon & Sons is looking for an experienced and hard-working Fettler to join its yarn production team at its Mill in Guiseley, Leeds. 

Working alongside the Yarn Production Manager, the successful candidate will work as part of a team to provide an efficient service within the Yarn Production department with the purpose of maximising operating efficiencies.

Key Responsibilities


  • To ensure that card downtime is kept to a minimum through the efficient management of job changes, by working with the team to reduce downtime.


  • Ensure the cleaning of the cards is done in an efficient and safe practice, and that care is taken not to damage card wire.


  • To be multi-skilled and flexible within the department, learning carding, spinning and winding.


  • To ensure that machines are operated at their optimum speed and efficiency.


  • To assist the company in the high quality of spun yarns, by ensuring that the production of second quality goods is kept to a minimum.


  • To assist in the maintenance of a safe working environment through the strict adherence to company health and safety rules and procedures.


  • Ensuring that all maintenance, repair and lubrication are carried out when the cards are at a standstill and locked out.


  • Ensuring that machines are only operated in line with the manufacturer’s instructions.


  • Ensuring that a high standard of housekeeping is maintained, with particular emphasis and notice taken of oil grease and lubricant spillages.

Attributes & Experience Required


  • Attention to detail.


  • Good literacy/numeracy skills.


  • Excellent timekeeping skills.


  • Full capacity to recognise and distinguish between different colours.


  • An understanding of continuous improvement within a production environment.

We are an international brand with a long-standing reputation for innovation, design and premium quality, producing authentic wool fabrics and accessories for leading fashion brands and interior designers worldwide.

As one of the select few in the UK who can perform all processes at a single site, we boast remarkable versatility and the ability to control each process to meet our exacting standards. Each of these processes requires incredible expertise and finesse, which is where our fantastic, diverse team come into play who champion a culture that encourages leadership, creativity, innovation, and learning, interacting as one team, irrespective of position or level.

Even after almost two centuries in business, we remain incredibly ambitious with big plans for growth and expansion. End-to-end technology integration, growing new routes to market, and increasing brand awareness are just some of the exciting new projects in the pipeline, with plenty more to come.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to our careers team using the button below. If you have any further questions, please contact our HR team at careers@moons.co.uk