Profession laundry ironer

Laundry ironers re-shape clothing items and linen and remove creases from them by using irons, presses and steamers. They clean and maintain the ironing and drying area and organise the items accordingly.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Distinguish fabrics

    Distinguish fabrics in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate fabrics based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.

  • Operate dry cleaning pressing machines

    Use assigned equipment such as shirt, sleeve, collar, cuff and single or double buck pressing machines to press a variety of customers garments.

  • Distinguish accessories

    Distinguish accessories in order to determine differences among them. Evaluate accessories based on their characteristics and their application in wearing apparel manufacturing.

  • Collect items for laundry service

    Collect the dirty pieces of clothing or other linen within the facility and send it to the laundry service.

  • Identify cloth items

    Count and collect the items, and provide them with the drop off and delivery dates. Fix tags with a safety pin or staple, describing important information about the customer. Apply special colored tags for different sorts of treatments, and assemble and re-assemble the order after the laundry and dry cleaning process.

  • Maintain customer service

    Keep the highest possible customer service and make sure that the customer service is at all times performed in a professional way. Help customers or participants feel at ease and support special requirements.

  • Handle linen in stock

    Manage laundered items and store them in safe and hygienic conditions.

  • Iron textiles

    Pressing and ironing in order to shape or flatten textiles giving them their final finishing appearance. Iron by hand or with steam pressers.

  • Sort textile items

    Sort garments and other textiles to be pressed and ironed or for customer pick-up.

  • Read care labels

    Sort clothing items according to their colour or fabric by inspecting and reading care tags or labels. They indicate agitations, how a particular fabric should best be washed, bleached, dryed, ironed and cleaned.

Optional knowledge and skills

follow up orders for customers properties of fabrics set up machine controls sell services count money guarantee customer satisfaction pleat fabrics organisational policies evaluate garment quality clean surfaces clean equipment