Labourers in textile processing (NOC 9616)

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Nature of work

Labourers in textile processing perform a variety of manual duties to assist in processing fibres into yarn or thread, or to assist in weaving, knitting, bleaching, dyeing or finishing textile fabrics or other textile products. They are employed by textile manufacturing companies.

Fields of interest

  • Doing sports or physical activities
  • Working with your hands

Main duties

  • Labourers in textile processing perform some or all of the following duties:
  • - Load and off-load machines
  • - Clean textile machines and work areas
  • - Push carts, trucks, or cans of fibres from one work area to another
  • - Assist machine operators and other textile workers as required.

Main characteristics of the occupation

Employment requirements

  • * Some secondary school education may be required.

Skill type

  • Occupations in manufacturing and utilities

Skill level

  • Elemental

More information

  • * Progression to machine operator positions is possible with experience.

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