Job description Dehairing Machine Operator - Hide And Pelt Processing in the Edmonton Region

Find out what work is like for a dehairing machine operator - hide and pelt processing in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers (NOC 94130).

Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers

Description

Textile fibre and yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators and workers operate machines to prepare textile fibres; spin, wind or twist yarn or thread; and bleach, dye or finish yarn, thread, cloth or textile products. They are employed by textile manufacturing companies.

Job duties

  • Textile fibre, yarn, hide and pelt processing machine operators
  • Operate and feed machines that wash, mix, blend, pick, card, lap, comb, draw or finish fibers, yarns, hides or pelts
  • Operate spinning, twisting, winding or reeling machines
  • Operate a variety of machines to clean, bleach, dye, coat or finish fabric, thread, yarn, hide, pelt and other textile products
  • Mix dyes or chemicals according to established formulas
  • Operate machinery to print designs onto textile products
  • Oversee work area, examine products for defects and ensure adherence to quality standards
  • Investigate machine stoppages and notify supervisor or mechanic in the event of equipment malfunction
  • May set up machines and assist with maintenance and minor repairs to machinery.
  • Textile, hide and pelt dyeing and finishing machine operators
  • Set up machines for proper processing
  • Operate machines to bleach, dye, coat and finish fabric, thread, other textile products, hide or pelt
  • Operate machines to print designs onto textile products or hide
  • Examine products for defects and ensure adherence to quality standards
  • Mix dyes and chemicals according to established formulas
  • Notify supervisors and mechanics of equipment malfunctions.

Job titles

  • autoclave tender - textile manufacturing
  • bleaching range operator - textile manufacturing
  • calender operator - textile manufacturing
  • carding machine operator - textile manufacturing
  • dyeing range operator - textile manufacturing
  • fabric-printing machine operator
  • finishing range operator - textile manufacturing
  • leather buffer - hide and pelt processing
  • leather stretcher - hide and pelt processing
  • tanner - hide and pelt processing
  • twisting operator - textile manufacturing
  • yarn doubler - textile manufacturing

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