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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up, adjusts, and repairs knitting machines to knit hose, garments, and cloth according to specifications, using knowledge of machine function: Reads work order and confers with supervisor or engineer to determine knitting machine setup.

  • 2) Inserts cams, links, buttons, or needle jacks in pattern chain to set up machine to knit hose, garment, or cloth according to pattern design chart.

  • 3) Observes operation of machine and examines knitted material to detect defects.

  • 4) Turns setscrews and handwheels to adjust machine parts, such as gears and cams, and to synchronize yarn carriers, needles, dividers, and sinkers.

  • 5) Repairs and replaces machine parts, using handtools.

  • 6) Aligns and straightens needles, sinkers, and dividers, using pliers.

  • 7) Cleans and oils machines.

  • 8) May only repair and adjust knitting machines and be designated Line Fixer.




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Job Number: 5575