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Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators (other)

Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators (other)

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Also known as Cord Making Machine Operator, Feltmaker, Net Maker, Rope Making Machine Operator, Tufting Machine Operator.
This occupation group covers Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators not elsewhere classified.
Training time - No data available -
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Employment prospects Poor
Employment size 800

What does a Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators (other) do?

  • preparing machines for operation by selecting and installing attachments and components for specialised functions
  • setting and operating controls used to regulate processing operations
  • starting machines and monitoring operation to detect faults and ensure effectiveness of operation
  • loading drums with hides and skins, textiles, and dyeing and tanning solutions
  • cutting and machining leather and synthetic shoe uppers, and making shoes using moulded and cement construction techniques
  • threading loom shuttles with cross-yarn arms
  • positioning and feeding machines with fibre packages
  • repairing broken yarns by tying and splicing ends

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