Profession textile machine operator

Textile machine operator supervises the textile process of a group of machines, monitoring quality and productivity. They inspect textile machines after set up, start up, and during production to ensure the product meets specs and quality standards.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Textile technologies

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

  • Textile techniques

    Have a thorough understanding of textile processing techniques.

Skills

  • Manufacture nonwoven staple products

    Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture nonwoven staple products, keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Tend textile drying machines

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

  • Tend textile washing machines

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

  • Manufacture man-made fibres

    Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture man-made fibers, ensuring that the product meets the required specifications, keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Use textile finishing machine technologies

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

  • Use textile technique for hand-made products

    Using textile technique to produce hand-made products, such as carpets, tapestry, embroidery, lace, silk screen printing, wearing apparel, etc.

  • Tend weaving machines

    Operate weaving machines keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Tend spinning machines

    Operate spinning machines keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Tend textile finishing machines

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

  • Manufacture braided products

    Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture braided products while keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Control textile process

    Planning and monitoring textile production to achieve control on behalf of quality, productivity and delivery time.

  • Tend textile dyeing machines

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

  • Manufacture non-woven filament products

    Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture nonwoven filament products, keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Manufacture knitted textiles

    Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture knitted products keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.

  • Tend textile printing machines

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

Common job titles

  • Machine operator
  • Tenter frame machine operator- 1st shift
  • Production/machine operators/forklift/maintenance
  • Sewing machine operators
  • Warper operator
  • Coating machine operator 3rd shift
  • Team leader - manufacturing
  • Heat press operator