8151-Fibre preparing, spinning and winding machine operators

Job Title: 

Fibre preparing, spinning and winding machine operators

Job Description: 

Fibre-preparing, spinning and winding machine operators operate and monitor machines which prepare fibres, and spin, double, twist and wind yarn and thread from natural textile fibres. They twist two or more strands of yarn to prepare single stronger, smoother, uniform and heavier strands and treat textiles to make them stiff and water resistant


Tasks include

  • operating and monitoring machines for tearing woollen rags into fibre
  • operating and monitoring machines for cleaning and turning woollen yarn waste into fluffed wool
  • operating and monitoring machines which combine textile fibres into uniform blends
  • operating and monitoring machines which clean and fluff textile fibres, transform them into sliver, comb them into sliver for first drawing, combine slivers into sliver lap or sliver laps into ribbon lap
  • operating draw frame (machine) having number of drawing sets, each set combining several slivers into one of nearly same weight and thickness as any of original sliver
  • operating and monitoring machines which spin thread and yarn from roving, wind two or more threads onto bobbin, twist two or more strands of yarn or thread into single strands of yarn to increase strength, smoothness and/or uniformity of yarn, or wind yarn or thread from one package to another
  • operating and monitoring spinning frame that draws out and twists roving or sliver into yarn
  • operating and monitoring machines for drawing slivers received from drawing machine into loosely twisted strands
  • preparing sizing for use in stiffening and finishing cloth and yarn by mixing ingredients such as starch, tallow, resins, soaps and water and boiling mixture for specified time in steam
  • treating textiles with chemicals to make them water resistant
  • cleaning rollers and cylinders of carding machines to remove wool waste
  • operating and resurfacing metal drawing rolls of various spinning, combing and lapping machines with new rubber or leather covers.
Specific Occupations: 

Attendant, breaker (jute)/ Cleaner, card (textile)/ Condenser man, wool/ Coverer, flat

Ginner/ Giller/ Grinder, roller (textile)/ Gasser (yarn)/Finisher,attendant(jute)/ Finisher,card tenter(cotton)/Framer,sett(silk)

Machine-operator (blending / combing / preparing /(textile fibres)/ blowing (fibre treating)/( brushing/ picking (fibre))/ flate grinder/(mixing and cleaning / scouring and driving (wool))/ sizing (yarn)/ lapping (ribbon/sliver/fibres)/ , spinning/ roving-frame/ drawing-frame (synthetic fibre))/ spooling / twining/ twisting/ winding/ doubling/ skeining/ reeling / spinning (thread and yarn)

Softener attendant (jute)/ Shaker, dust/ Scutcher tenter/ Tenter (textiles)/ Mistry, wool

Spinner (ring wool/ jute/ silk)/ Winder (colour and art silk/ pirn/ cheese (textile)

Piecer (textile)/ Picker, waste (fiber)/ Reeler ( jute/wool/ silk)/ BaIler ( thread and yarn)/ Double sided ( rings (cotton)/ wool/ jute/ Maser, tufting )

Conditioner, yarn/Mistry,wool

Operator, machine: roving-frame (textile fibers)/Operator, machine: washing (textile fibers)/ Foreman ,winding& twisting(textile/ Foreman .spinning(textile)

Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2386