Examines finished rugs to detect soil, assembly, and other manufacturing defects, labels and often packages rugs by performing the following duties.
Essential Functions: 
  • Measures length and width of rug to detect variation from specifications.
  • Stacks rugs on table and visually scans to detect defective stitching, loose threads, color variations, and improper variation in tufting construction.
  • Cuts excess threads and trims improper pile height with scissors.
  • Identifies and marks defects.
  • Stacks rugs separately that fail to meet specifications.
  • Records number and type of defects.
  • Folds, rolls and or bags rugs according to specifications.
  • Inserts lid boards into lids for bath sets styles.
  • Examines rugs and compares to photo for standard.
  • Attach appropriate labels and tags and use label attachment tools.
  • Pushes board of rugs off table onto conveyor.
  • Scans tickets/bar codes and places in stacks of five.  Stacks are then placed in buggies to be transferred to finished goods rack.
  • Other duties as assigned by management. 
Education and/or Experience: 
No prior experience or training.
None required
Physical Demands: 
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Ability to read a tape measure.
  • Must regularly walk/stand; use hands to finger, grip, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Must occasionally stoop, bend and kneel.
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Note: Inspectors on carpet occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. 
  • Occasionally exposed to airborne particles.
  • Noise level in work environment is usually moderate.