Tufting Machine Operator 1: A description for the tufting machine operator 1 job

Machine Trades Jobs » Textile Jobs » Tufting Jobs » Tufting Machine Operator 1

Tufting Machine Operator 1 – Chenille-machine operator, yardage-tufting-machine operator Tends multiple-needle machine that tufts material to be used for articles, for example rugs, robes, and bedspreads: Requests CREELER (industry) to change yarn styles in creel or mounts supply packages on spindles and pieces up ends to leaders in yarn guides (plastic tubes). Draws ends through guides leading to machine, using suction device, and threads ends through guides, tensions, drop wires, and needle eyes. Places roll of backing material on brackets at entry end of machine, draws backing under machine needles, and attaches end to takeup roll. Moves lever that engages or disengages cam wheel to adjust machine to insert tufts in straight or irregular design. Observes tufting to detect yarn breaks and machine malfunctions. Rethreads broken yarn ends and replaces bent or broken needles and hooks (loopers). Replaces dull knives on cut-pile tufting machines, using handtools. Unthreads needles and ties up extra drop wires to adjust machine to accommodate narrower material. Increases or decreases speed of cloth feed and inserts or removes shims between needle plate and machine bed to adjust space between tufts and length of tufts. Workers who operate tufting machines are classified under TUFT-MACHINE OPERATOR (carpet industry) (textile products).

Job industry: carpet industry textile industry

Other job descriptions:
Tufting Machine Operator 1
Single Needle Tufting Machine Operator
Embroidery Supervisor
Needle Process Felt Goods Supervisor
Head Knitting Machine Fixer
Cloth Winding Supervisor
Roving Department Supervisor
Weaving Supervisor 1
Yarn Preparation Supervisor
Spinning And Winding Supervisor
Burling And Joining Supervisor
Fiber Locking Supervisor
Cloth Grader Supervisor
Lace Tearing Supervisor
Product Inspection Supervisor
Quilting Supervisor
Laboratory Supervisor 1
Sewing Department Supervisor
Tubing Supervisor
Machine Fixer 1
Quilter Fixer
Section Leader And Machine Setter
Polishing Section Leader And Machine Setter
Knitting Machine Fixer
Box Tender
Instructor
Needle Loom Setter
Needle Felt Making Machine Operator
Stroboscope Operator
Process Controller
Head Doffer
Emblem Drawer In
Automatic Pad Making Machine Operator
Quality Cloth Tester
Laboratory Tester 2
Cloth Grader
Finished Carpet Inspector
Puncher 1
Blanket Cutting Machine Operator
Folding Machine Operator 6
Stringing Machine Tender
Numberer And Wirer
Needle Loom Operator
Stripe Matcher
Machine Strap Buckler
Thread Cutter Tender
Vacuum Tank Tender
Rug Inspector 2
Looper
Needle Punch Machine Operator
Splicing Machine Operator
Stitcher
Burler
Stitch Bonding Machine Drawer In
Lease Picker
Ball Fringe Machine Operator
Blocker 2
Bobbin Presser
Bobbin Stripper
Bouffant Curtain Machine Tender
Automatic Bow Maker Machine Tender
Automatic Buffing Wheel Former
Machine Cloth Examiner
Cloth Reeler
Cloth Winder
Cloth Doubling And Winding Machine Operator
Crusher And Binder Operator
Drawstring Knotter
Drop Wire Aligner
Fishing Line Winding Machine Operator
Machine Heddle Cleaner
Helmet Coverer
Hooker Inspector
Kapok And Cotton Machine Operator
Automatic Label Cutting And Folding Machine Operator
Needle Loom Tender
Pick Pulling Machine Operator
Pick Up Operator
Machine Quilt Stuffer
Quilting Machine Operator 1
Roll Turner
Rolling Machine Tender
Special Equipment Sewing Machine Operator
Automatic Splicing Machine Operator
Stitch Bonding Machine Tender
Surgical Dressing Maker

Leave a Reply