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.

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    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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