Add dyes, water, detergents, or chemicals to tanks to dilute or strengthen solutions, according to established formulas and solution test results.
Notify supervisors or mechanics of equipment malfunctions.
Adjust equipment controls to maintain specified heat, tension, and speed.
Observe display screens, control panels, equipment, and cloth entering or exiting processes to determine if equipment is operating correctly.
Prepare dyeing machines for production runs, and conduct test runs of machines to ensure their proper operation.
Monitor factors such as temperatures and dye flow rates to ensure that they are within specified ranges.
Start and control machines and equipment to wash, bleach, dye, or otherwise process and finish fabric, yarn, thread, or other textile goods.
Examine and feel products to identify defects and variations from coloring and other processing standards.
Record production information such as fabric yardage processed, temperature readings, fabric tensions, and machine speeds.
Weigh ingredients to be mixed together for use in textile processing.