Textile technicians perform technical functions in various aspects of the design, production and quality control of textile products.
Duties & Tasks
Textile technicians may perform the following tasks:analyse the structure and properties of raw materials used in textiles and prepare specifications for their production
select and develop dyes to produce fabrics of the required colour
obtain and analyse test data
carry out or supervise testing and quality control
ensure that textiles are colour-fast and meet strength and durability standards
engage in research, improving or developing new processes and materials.
enjoy practical and manual activities
methodical and thorough
able to think logically
good communication skills
normal colour vision and good colour perception
interested in chemistry.