Profession textile finishing machine operator

Textile finishing machine operators operate, supervise, monitor and maintain the production of textiles finishing machines.

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Personality Type


  • Textile chemistry

    Chemical processing of textiles such as the reactions of textiles to chemicals.

  • Dyeing technology

    Processes involved in textile dyeing using different dyeing technologies. Also, addition of colours to textile materials using dye stuffs.

  • Textile printing technology

    Addition of colour partially, according to the designed pattern, onto textile based materials. Processes for adding coloured patterns onto textile materials using printing machines and techniques (rotary of flat bed screen printing or others, heat transfer, inkjet, etc.).

  • Textile finishing technology

    Processes used for changing the properties of textile materials. This includes operating, monitoring and maintaining textile finishing machines.


  • Maintain work standards

    Maintaining standards of work in order to improve and acquire new skills and work methods.

  • Use textile finishing machine technologies

    Use textile finishing machine technologies that enable the coating or laminating of fabrics.

  • Tend textile washing machines

    Operate textile washing machines keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Tend textile drying machines

    Operate textile drying machines keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Finish processing of man-made fibres

    Complete the processing operation of man-made fibres and ensure that the product is made according to customer specification.

  • Tend textile finishing machines

    Operate textile finishing machines keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

Optional knowledge and skills

challenging issues in the textile industry manufacture braided products

Source: Sisyphus ODB