Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Also called: Spinner, Twister Operator, Winder Operator, Winder Tender
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend machines that wind or twist textiles; or draw out and combine sliver, such as wool, hemp, or synthetic fibers. Includes slubber machine and drawing frame operators.
On the job, you would:
- Notify supervisors or mechanics of equipment malfunctions.
- Start machines, monitor operation, and make adjustments as needed.
- Tend machines with multiple winding units that wind thread onto shuttle bobbins for use on sewing machines or other kinds of bobbins for sole-stitching, knitting, or weaving machinery.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
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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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