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NOC 9442 Weavers, knitters and other fabric making occupations

Example Titles
Automatic embroidery machine tender
Automatic stocking loom tender
Axminster carpet weaver
Ball fringe machine tender
Band-knitting machine operator
Beam changer – textiles
Blanket weaver
Braid maker – textiles
Braid weaver – textiles
Braider – textiles
Braiding machine tender – textiles
Card lacer – textiles
Carpet weaver
Carpet-tufting machine operator
Carpet-weaving machine operator
Chain builder – textiles
Chainman/woman – textiles
Circular knitter
Circular knitting machine knitter
Cloth ribber
Cloth weaver
Crochet machine operator
Crocheting machine operator
Dobby loom drawer-in
Dobby loom weaver
Drawer-in – textiles
Drawer-in helper – textiles
Drawing-in machine operator
Drawing-in machine operator – textiles
Drop-pinning machine operator – textiles
Embroidery machine operator
Embroidery machine tender
Entering machine operator – textiles
Felt press tender – textiles
Felting machine tender
Felt-making machine operator
Flat knitter
Flat knitting machine knitter
Garment looper
Glass-fibre-bonding machine tender
Glove knitter
Harness preparer – textiles
Harness tier – textiles
Hosiery knitter
Hosiery looper – textiles
Hosiery seamer – textiles
Hosiery-knitting machine tender
Jacquard card cutter – textiles
Jacquard card lacer – textiles
Jacquard card-cutting machine operator – textiles
Jacquard card-lacing machine operator – textiles
Jacquard loom heddles tier
Jacquard loom knitter
Jacquard loom pattern changer
Jacquard loom weaver
Jacquard machine knitter
Jacquard machine operator
Jersey knitter
Knitter – textiles
Knitting area patroller – textiles
Knitting machine operator
Knitting machine tender
Knotting machine operator – textiles
Lace weaver
Lease worker – textiles
Leaser – textiles
Leasing machine tender – textiles
Link machine knitter
Loom drawer-in
Loom drawer-in helper
Loom operator
Loom threader
Loom threader helper
Loom weaver
Looper – textiles
Machine ball fringe maker
Machine knitting mender
Machine loom drawer-in
Machine loom threader
Machine net maker – textiles
Machine tassel maker
Machine warp tier-in – textiles
Mattress sewing machine operator
Needle loom operator
Needle loom weaver
Net weaver – textiles
Net-knitting machine operator – textiles
Netting-making machine operator – textiles
Pad mangle operator – textiles
Padding machine operator – textiles
Pattern card preparer – textiles
Pattern puncher – textiles
Pattern weaver – textiles
Pinning machine operator
Pinning machine operator – textiles
Power loom weaver
Quilting machine operator
Rib knitter – textiles
Ribbing machine operator – textiles
Rope maker – textiles
Rope twister
Rope-coiling machine tender – textiles
Rope-twisting machine tender
Rug weaver
Sample knitter
Sample weaver
Scroll-quilting machine operator
Seamless hosiery knitter
Sock foot knitter
Sock knitter – textiles
Sock looper
Surgical pad knitter
Tassel machine tender – textiles
Textile weaver
Threader – textiles
Top knitter
Topper – textiles
Transfer knitter
Tufting machine operator – textiles
Tufting operator
Warp drawer – textiles
Warp drawer-in helper – textiles
Warp knitting machine tender
Warp placer – textiles
Warp tier-in
Warp tier-in – textiles
Warp tying machine tender – textiles
Weaver – textiles

Lead statement
Weavers, knitters and other workers in fabric making occupations operate machines to process yarn or thread into woven, non-woven and knitted products such as cloth, lace, carpets, rope, industrial fabric, hosiery and knitted garments or to quilt and embroider fabric. This unit group also includes workers who perform activities such as reproducing patterns, drawing-in and tying warps and setting up looms. They are employed by textile companies and by garment and mattress manufacturing companies.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Set up looms or other processing machines
Read loom patterns and prepare loom pattern mechanisms for processing
Operate looms to weave yarn or thread into textile fabrics or products
Operate machines that produce twine, ropes or nets
Operate batteries of knitting machines to produce knitted fabric, hosiery, garments or other products
Operate carpet tufting machines, felt making needle-punch machines and other machines to produce textile products
Operate large automatic multi-needle machines to embroider material or to sew lengths of several layers of material to make yard goods, quilts or mattress coverings
Patrol machines and check fabrics or products for defects and to verify efficient operation
Investigate machine stoppages
Repair minor mechanical problems such as broken or defective needles
Notify supervisor or repairers of mechanical malfunctions.

Source: Canada website