Textile fibre and yarn preparation machine operators prepare textile fibres and spin, wind, reel, and twist yarn/thread.
A. Weavers operate looms to weave yarn/thread into textile fabrics and products.
B. Other weaving workers reproduce patterns, perform drawing-in/warp-tying activities, and set up looms.
C. Knitting machine operators run a battery of machines to produce knitted fabric, hosiery, garments, and other products.
D. Textile dyeing and finishing machine operators bleach, dye, and finish yarn, thread, cloth, and textile products.
E. Textile inspectors, graders and samplers prepare samples and inspect and grade textile products.
F. People in this group may be required to operate specialized machinery.