Profession weaving machine operator
Weaving machine operators set up, operate and monitor weaving machines .They work with specialised machinery, techniques and materials to process threads of yarn into weaved products such as clothing, home-tex or technical end products. They maintain and repair weaving machinery and ensure operations run without problems.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Textile products, textile semi-finished products and raw materials
The offered textile products, textile semi-finished products and raw materials, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
- Health and safety in the textile industry
The requirements, rules and applications of health and safety measures in the textile industry.
- Types of textile fibres
The variety of textile fibres both natural such as wool and hemp and man-made or synthetic fibers.
- Control textile process
Planning and monitoring textile production to achieve control on behalf of quality, productivity and delivery time.
- 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.
- Work in textile manufacturing teams
Work harmoniously with colleagues in teams in the textile and clothing manufacturing industries.
- Manufacture woven fabrics
Perform the operation, monitoring and maintenance of machines and processes to manufacture woven fabrics.
- Tend weaving machines
Operate weaving machines keeping efficiency and productivity at high levels.
- Maintain work standards
Maintaining standards of work in order to improve and acquire new skills and work methods.
- Use weaving machine technologies
Operate machines that enable weaving processes turning threads into fabrics. Setup weaving machine programmes for the machine to produce fabrics with the adequate pattern, colour and fabric density.
- Evaluate textile characteristics
Evaluate textiles and their properties in order to manufacture products in conformity with specifications.