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"Textile Cutting Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut textiles.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Textile Cutting Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender"

1) Adjust cutting techniques to types of fabrics and styles of garments.

2) Adjust machine controls, such as heating mechanisms, tensions, and/or speeds to produce specified products.

 

3) Inspect products to ensure that specifications are met and to determine whether machines require adjustment.

4) Install, level, and align components, such as gears, chains, guides, dies, cutters, and/or needles to set up machinery for operation.

5) Operate machines for test runs to verify adjustments and to obtain product samples.

 

6) Operate machines to cut multiple layers of fabric into parts for articles such as canvas goods, house furnishings, garments, hats, or stuffed toys.

7) Place patterns on top of layers of fabric and cut fabric following patterns, using electric or manual knives, cutters, or computer numerically controlled cutting devices.

8) Start machines, monitor operations, and make adjustments as needed.

9) Stop machines when specified amounts of product have been produced.

10) Study guides, samples, charts, and specification sheets; or confer with supervisors or engineering staff to determine setup requirements.

11) Thread yarn, thread, or fabric through guides, needles, and rollers of machines.

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12) Clean, oil, and lubricate machines, using air hoses, cleaning solutions, rags, oilcans, and grease guns.

13) Confer with coworkers to obtain information about orders, processes, or problems.

14) Inspect machinery to determine whether repairs are needed.

 

15) Notify supervisors of mechanical malfunctions.

16) Program electronic equipment.

17) Record information about work completed and machine settings.

18) Repair or replace worn or defective parts or components, using hand tools.

Job Description for "Textile Cutting Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Textile Cutting Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-6062.00


 

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