Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Top 3 textile knitting Jobs
Textile Engineer (Principal R&D)
- Santa Ana, CA
Demonstrated use of engineering and scientific principles, mechanical design and prototyping. * 5-7+ years of relevant experience serving in textile design; including forming technologies: knitting ...
Principal R&D Textile Engineer - Hybrid
- Santa Rosa, CA
Knitting , Braiding and weaving; Experience with textile and suture development and testing a plus; Nitinol material and stent design and processing experience a plus; Demonstrated use of engineering ...
Textile Manufacturing Technician
- Austin, TX
Use basic textile tools; industrial sewing machines, knitting , cutters, printers, heat press etc. * Detailed handwork including needlework, cutting, mending, hardware installation. * Assist with ...
What They Do
Set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles. Excludes Sewing Machine Operators.
- 2020 employment: 19,600
- May 2021 median annual wage: $33,990
Projected employment change, 2020-30:
- Number of new jobs: -2,900
- Growth rate: -15 percent (Decline)
How to Become One
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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