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8263 SEWING-MACHINE OPERATORS
 


    Sewing-machine operators operate and monitor sewing machines to make textile, fur or leather garments or embroider ornamental designs on garments or other materials.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring standard or specialised single- or multiple-needle sewing machines to make or repair garments, gloves and miscellaneous pro ducts in textiles, fur or leather;

    (b) operating and monitoring standard or specialised single- or multiple-needle sewing machines to embroider ornamental designs on textiles or other materials

    (c) performing related tasks;

    (d) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, sewing/embroidery

  • Machine-operator, sewing/textile products


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Embroiderer - 7436

  • Furrier - 7434

  • Handicraft worker, textiles - 7332

  • Tailor - 7433


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.