Profession carpet weaver

Carpet weavers operate machinery to create textile floor coverings. They create carpets and rugs from wool or synthetic textiles using specialised equipment. Carpet weavers can use diverse methods such as weaving, knotting or tufting to create carpets of different styles.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Textile industry machinery products

    The offered textile industry machinery products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Textile industry

    Major textile manufacturers on the market of various brands and materials.

  • Types of textile fibres

    The variety of textile fibres both natural such as wool and hemp and man-made or synthetic fibers.

  • Furniture, carpet and lighting equipment products

    The offered furniture, carpet and lighting equipment products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.

  • Types of carpet

    Different types of carpet based on materials, production method, backing, fitting techniques, cost, durability, aesthetics and other criteria.

  • Functionalities of machinery

    The machinery and equipment used and, in particular, the characteristics regarding functioning and calibration to ensure compliance with quality and product specifications, as well as the operator's safety.

  • Textile techniques

    Have a thorough understanding of textile processing techniques.

  • Textile materials

    Have a good understanding of the properties of different textile materials.

  • Textile technologies

    Textile technologies to design, manufacture and evaluate the properties of textiles.

Skills

  • Cut textiles

    Cut textiles fitting to customers' desires and needs.

  • Work in textile manufacturing teams

    Work harmoniously with colleagues in teams in the textile and clothing manufacturing industries.

  • Place orders for textile materials

    Select and purchase fabrics and textile products in accordance to stock availability.

  • Manufacture carpets

    Create textile carpets on a large, industrial scale. operate machinery and diverse manufacturing techniques such as weaving, knitting or tufting to make floor coverings in different styles.

  • Ensure health and safety in manufacturing

    Ensure health and safety of personnel during manufacturing process.

  • Maintain machinery

    Maintain machinery and equipment in order to ensure that it is clean and in safe, working order. Perform routine maintenance on equipment and adjust or repair when necessary, using hand and power tools. Replace defective parts components or systems.

  • Manufacture textile floor coverings

    Produce textile floor coverings by tending machines, sewing parts, and applying finishing touches to products such as carpets, rugs, and made up textile floor covering articles.

  • Produce textile designs

    Draw sketches for textile design, by hand or on computer, using specialist Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.

Optional knowledge and skills

monitor textile manufacturing developments knitting machine technology create patterns for textile products decorate textile articles manufacture knitted textiles challenging issues in the textile industry use weaving machine technologies tufting technology control textile process tend weaving machines