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Textile Dyer

Description

Operates machines to bleach, dye and finish knitted garments such as hosiery and woollen garments.

Skill Level:

  • 4 Australia
  • 3 New Zealand

Specialisations:

  • Textile Dyeing and Finishing Machine Operator
  • Textile Finisher

Unit Group 7117: Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators

Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators operate machines to process raw hides and skins, raw textile fibres, and dye, weave and knit fibres for use in textile and footwear production.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate II or III, or at least one year of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • preparing machines for operation by selecting and installing attachments and components for specialised functions
  • setting and operating controls used to regulate processing operations
  • starting machines and monitoring operation to detect faults and ensure effectiveness of operation
  • loading drums with hides and skins, textiles, and dyeing and tanning solutions
  • cutting and machining leather and synthetic shoe uppers, and making shoes using moulded and cement construction techniques
  • threading loom shuttles with cross-yarn arms
  • positioning and feeding machines with fibre packages
  • repairing broken yarns by tying and splicing ends
  • examining finished products for defects and variations, reporting faults in machines, and carrying out quality control procedures

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