Profession mattress making machine operator
Mattress making machine operators utilise machines to form mattresses. They create pads and coverings and cut, spread and attach the padding and cover material over the innerspring assemblies.
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- Upholstery fillings
Materials used to fill soft furniture like upholstered chairs or mattresses must have several properties such as resilience, lightness, high-bulk properties. They can be fillings of animal origin such as feathers, of vegetal origin such as cotton wool or of synthetic fibers.
- 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 materials
Have a good understanding of the properties of different textile materials.
- Upholstery tools
Set of tools used for upholstering furniture, walls and floors such as staple gun, foam cutter, staple remover.
- Install spring suspension
Nail down the springs to the wooden frame of a chair or other piece of furniture to be upholstered. In the case of mattresses, check the structure holding the springs for defects and fix the layers of protective fabrics to cover the spring suspension.
- Sew pieces of fabric
Operate basic or specialised sewing machines whether domestic or industrial ones, sewing pieces of fabric, vinyl or leather in order to manufacture or repair wearing apparels, making sure the threads are selected according to specifications.
- Operate furniture machinery
Operate machines and equipment used for making furniture parts and the assembling of furniture.
- Fasten components
Fasten components together according to blueprints and technical plans in order to create subassemblies or finished products.
- Sew textile-based articles
Sew different products based on textiles and wearing apparel articles. Combine good hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and physical and mental stamina.
- Cut textiles
Cut textiles fitting to customers' desires and needs.