Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Dependability * Persistence * Independence * Self Control * Cooperation * Achievement/Effort * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Thread yarn, thread, and fabric through guides, needles, and rollers of machines for weaving, knitting, or other processing. * Inspect products to ensure that specifications are met and to determine if machines need adjustment. * Observe woven cloth to detect weaving defects.



Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Automated Weaver, Automatic Full-Fashioned Hosiery Knitting Machine Operator, Automatic Pad-Making Machine Operator, Axminster Weaver, Belt Weaver, Blanket Weaver, Braid Pattern Setter, Broadloom Weaver, Carpet Loom Fixer, Carpet Weaver, Circular Knit Operator, Cloth Weaver, Cloth Wire Weaver, Control Operator, Crochet Machine Operator, Crocheter, Denier Control Operator, Dobby Loom Weaver, Drawing Hand, Drawing in Hand, Drawing in Machine Tender, Emblem Drawer-In, Footer, Fringe Weaver, Full-Fashioned Garment Knitter, Hand Frame Surgical Elastic Knitter, Harness Builder, Harness Placer, Harness Worker, Heddler Tier, Hose Maker, Hosiery Knitter, Indian Blanket Weaver, Jacquard Lace Weaver, Jacquard Loom Carpet Weaver, Jacquard Loom Heddles Tier, Jacquard Loom Weaver, Jacquard Plate Maker, Knitter, Knitter Mechanic, Knitter Operator, Knitting Machine Fixer, Knitting Machine Operator, Lace Weaver, Lacemaker, Latcher, Legger, Levers-Lace Machine Operator, Link and Link Knitting Machine Operator, Link Knitting Machine Operator, Loom Changer, Loom Control Chain Builder, Loom Fixer, Loom Operator, Loop Puller, Looper, Looper Operator, Looping Machine Operator, Machine Operator, Manufacturing Assistant, Manufacturing Associate, Manufacturing Operator, Manufacturing Weaver, Narrow Fabrics Weaver, Needle Felt Making Machine Operator, Needle Loom Operator, Needle Loom Setter, Needle Loom Weaver, Netting Weaver, Pattern Weaver, Pattern Wheel Maker, Patternmaker Helper, Plush Weaver, Quilter Fixer, Rib Knitter, Ribber, Ribbing Machine Operator, Ribbon Weaver, Rug Hooker, Rug Weaver, Sample Hand, Sample Weaver, Seamless Hosiery Knitter, Silk Weaver, Smash Fixer, Smash Hand, Smash Piecer, Smasher, Smasher Hand, Splicer, Surgical Elastic Knitter, Tag Maker, Tape Weaver, Textile Weaver, Threader, Threading Machine Tender, Tire Cord Weaver, Toeing Stockings, Top Knitter, Topper, Towel Weaver, Transfer Knitter, Tricot Knitter, Tube Knitter, Tufting Machine Operator, Velvet Weaver, Warp Knit Operator, Warp Knitting Machine Operator, Weaver, Weaver Apprentice, Weaving Loom Operator, Web Knitter, Web Weaver, Webbing Weaver, Winder Operator, Wrap Knitting Machine Operator.