Shoe Machine Operators & Tenders
Also called: Boot Maker, Cutter, Side Laster, Stitcher
What they do:Operate or tend a variety of machines to join, decorate, reinforce, or finish shoes and shoe parts.
On the job, you would:
- Study work orders or shoe part tags to obtain information about workloads, specifications, and the types of materials to be used.
- Remove and examine shoes, shoe parts, and designs to verify conformance to specifications such as proper embedding of stitches in channels.
- Perform routine equipment maintenance such as cleaning and lubricating machines or replacing broken needles.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
Education and Training
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:
Word processing software
Data base user interface and query software
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