Knitting Machine Operator: Operates and... [+] More
Knitting Machine Operator: Operates and tends one or more machines that knit fabrics, garment parts, or other articles from yarn.
Creels machine and ties end of yarn to yarn in machine or threads yarn through guides, tension springs, stop-motion devices, and yarn carrier or needles, using hook. Starts machine and laps end of tubular or flat knitted goods around take-up roller. Observes knitting to detect yarn breaks, exhausted yarn packages, and knitting defects. Ties broken yarn ends, replaces exhausted yarn packages, and notifies repair person of mechanical defects. Cuts knitted fabric, using scissors, and doffs roll of cloth from machine. May mark ticket to indicate number of holes in knitted goods. May replace defective needles, using needle pliers or wrench. May weigh roll of knitted goods and record weight. May oil machine. May be designated according to type of machine tended. May be designated according to type of fabric knitted. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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