Other Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operator

Other Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators includes jobs like Feltmaker, Net Maker, Rope Making Machine Operator, and Tufting Machine Operator.

Overview

Other Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators includes jobs like Feltmaker, Net Maker, Rope Making Machine Operator, and Tufting Machine Operator.

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
  • threads loom shuttles with cross-yarn arms
  • positions and feeds machines with fibre packages
  • repairs broken yarns by tying and splicing ends
  • loads drums with textiles and dye
  • examines finished products for defects and variations.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

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