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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends machine that winds cloth from one form to another to facilitate further processing: Threads cloth from supply truck, bale, or roll through guides and rollers to takeup roll, tube, or rod, or sews cloth to end of leader in machine, using sewing machine.

  • 2) Turns handwheel to adjust width guides.

  • 3) Starts machine and observes cloth to detect irregular seams and torn selvages.

  • 4) Pushes lever to control tension on cloth and speed of machine.

  • 5) Cuts out flaws and combines several cuts of cloth to form one roll, sewing ends with portable sewing machine.

  • 6) Records yardage clock reading on order ticket.

  • 7) Removes full rolls from machine onto handtruck by hand or using hoist.

  • 8) May wrap cloth roll for storage or shipping.

  • 9) May be designated according to process for which cloth is being wound as Boiling-Off Winder; type of material wound as Carpet Winder; or type of winding machine used as Reeling-And-Tubing-Machine Operator.




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DOT:   689.685-046

Job Number: 1987