Footwear Production Machine Operator

Footwear Production Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture ready-to-wear footwear.

Overview

Footwear Production Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture ready-to-wear footwear.

Day-to-day

  • prepares machines for operation by selecting and installing attachments and components for specialised functions
  • sets and operates controls used to regulate processing operations
  • starts machines and monitors operation to detect faults and ensure effectiveness of operation
  • cuts and machines leather and synthetic shoe uppers, and makes shoes using moulded and cement construction techniques
  • examines finished products for defects and variations, reports faults in machines, and carries out quality control procedures.

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