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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.


Tasks Include:


  • 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
Job prospects for Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators in Victoria

Occupations in the Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators group include Footwear Production Machine Operator, Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operator, Knitting Machine Operator, Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators (other), Textile Dyeing and Finishing Machine Operator, Weaving Machine Operator and Yarn Carding and Spinning Machine Operator.

Employment prospects
There are currently 800 Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to decline. Employment prospects for the next five years are weak.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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