Footwear Production Machine Operator

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

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    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.

    To become a Footwear Production Machine Operator