Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Also called: Cutter, Cutter Operator, Machine Operator, Spreader
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut textiles.
On the job, you would:
- 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.
- Notify supervisors of mechanical malfunctions.
- Repair or replace worn or defective parts or components, using hand tools.
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
Word processing software
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