Profession weaving textile technician

Weaving textile technicians perform operations related to setting up weaving processes.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • Draw sketches to develop textile articles using softwares

    Draw sketches to develop textiles or wearing apparel using softwares. They create visualisations of the motives, patterns or products in order to be manufactured.

  • Distinguish accessories

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

  • Maintain work standards

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

  • Distinguish fabrics

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

  • Develop specifications of technical textiles

    Developing specifications for fibre based technical products with functional performances.

  • Measure yarn count

    Be able to measure yarn length and mass to assess fineness of roving, sliver and yarn in different measuring systems.Also able to convert into the various numbering system such as tex, Nm, Ne, denier, etc.

  • Use weft preparation technologies

    Prepare bobbins to be used in textile processing.

  • 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.

Optional knowledge and skills

manufacture braided products process man-made fibres manufacture woven fabrics textile technologies use warp preparation technologies test physical properties of textiles