Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders:

Operate or tend machines to bleach, shrink, wash, dye, or finish textiles or synthetic or glass fibers.

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Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 11
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -16.67 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Critical Thinking
Professionalism
Problem-solving

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Feed materials or products into or through equipment
Remove products or workpieces from production equipment
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Operate mix or blending machine
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Install mechanical equipment, components, or systems
Adjust textile, fabric, or garment related equipment or machinery
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Cut fabric or leather material
Operate garment treatment equipment
Apply solutions to production equipment
Dye fabric or leather articles
Sew materials by hand
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Machining
Supervisory Skills
Product Sales
Description and Demonstration of Products
Retail Sales
Customer Contact



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