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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- Realistic / Conventional
- 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.
- 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.
- Textile technologies
Textile technologies to design, manufacture and evaluate the properties of textiles.
- Textile materials
Have a good understanding of the properties of different textile materials.
- Textile industry
Major textile manufacturers on the market of various brands and materials.
- Textile industry machinery products
The offered textile industry machinery products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
- Textile techniques
Have a thorough understanding of textile processing techniques.
- Types of carpet
Different types of carpet based on materials, production method, backing, fitting techniques, cost, durability, aesthetics and other criteria.
- 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.
- 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.
- Place orders for textile materials
Select and purchase fabrics and textile products in accordance to stock availability.
- Cut textiles
Cut textiles fitting to customers' desires and needs.
- Ensure health and safety in manufacturing
Ensure health and safety of personnel during manufacturing process.
- Work in textile manufacturing teams
Work harmoniously with colleagues in teams in the textile and clothing manufacturing industries.
- 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.
- Produce textile designs
Draw sketches for textile design, by hand or on computer, using specialist Computer Aided Design (CAD) software.
Optional knowledge and skillscontrol textile process knitting machine technology tend weaving machines tufting technology manufacture knitted textiles create patterns for textile products challenging issues in the textile industry use weaving machine technologies decorate textile articles monitor textile manufacturing developments
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