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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends machines that mix textile fibers into uniform blends: Sets sliding counterbalances into position on scale beams of automatic feeders to regulate weight of fiber deposited on conveyor, following lot sheet instructions.

  • 2) Opens chute to feed fibers into machine or deposits armfuls of various types of fiber into hoppers of appropriate feeders, according to blending instructions.

  • 3) Starts machines and observes flow of fiber through mixing picker machines to detect clogged rollers.

  • 4) Stops machines and unclogs rollers by hand.

  • 5) Cleans machines after each lot, using airhose.

  • 6) May mix oil lubricant.

  • 7) May turn valve to regulate flow of oil lubricant onto fiber, according to type of fibers being blended.

  • 8) May tend machines that mix colored wool fibers and be designated Gray Mixing Operator; White Mixing Operator.




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DOT:   680.685-010

Job Number: 7728