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


  • 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.


  • physically demanding.

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