Clothing and soft furnishing production workers are involved in all stages of production, from marking and cutting the fabric through to finishing the item.
Duties & Tasks
Clothing and soft furnishing production workers may perform the following tasks:prepare machines for use by selecting and installing clothing production attachments
set and operate clothing production equipment controls
start and monitor clothing production equipment
mix fibres into uniform blends or add dyes or chemicals
examine final products for defects.
Clothing and soft furnishing production workers can work in factories or at home using a range of specialist machines. They may be employed on a full-time, part-time or casual basis.
enjoy practical and manual activities
able to work as part of a team
able to do neat, detailed work
able to work patiently and systematically, and meet production deadlines
good eyesight (may be corrected) and normal colour vision
good hand-eye coordination
able to cope with the physical demands of the job
good communication skills.