KNOWLEDGE: People should know and perceive:

Perceive the Business:

  • the textile manufacturing sector, its historical past, heritage and significance that textile manufacturing has on the financial system, how the trade began, how mechanisation modified manufacturing and have a fundamental information of the textile manufacturing processes, how developments in innovation have improved the sector, together with the place new expertise is underneath growth and the evolution from conventional to fashionable manufacturing.

Provide Chain / Buyer Base:

  • the fundamentals of the provision chain, how items and companies arrive on the enterprise and the place they go to after being manufactured, the significance of a optimistic buyer expertise, the roles concerned in manufacturing and the significance of multi-skilling the workforce.  

Well being, Security & Welfare (Laws):

  • how the Well being & Security at Work Act applies to textile producers (together with areas of laws particular to Noise, Mud, Fireplace, Occupational Well being and Working Time Regulation), have an understanding of security processes, security administration, efficient threat evaluation and hazard identification within the work space.

Uncooked Supplies:

  • the uncooked supplies related to textile manufacturing, from uncooked fibre processing to accomplished product. Information of fibre progress, mechanised processing (fibre-yarn-fabric) and finish manufacturing is required together with differentiation (pure and man-made fibres).

High quality Requirements:

  • the standard requirements related to textile manufacturing and manufacturing together with the method for checking the standard of a manufactured textile product, the variations between normal and non-standard high quality testing, high quality techniques comparable to ISO 9001, textile particular measurements and trade requirements, the best way to learn and interpret specs and take a look at outcomes.

Textile Manufacturing Methods:

  • the supplies and tools used to fabricate textile merchandise and the way manufacturing works in a mechanised surroundings based mostly on manufacturing dimension and complexity. This pertains to particular equipment utilized in textile manufacturing, the best way to interpret job documentation and perceive specs, tolerances, measurements, appearances and manufacturing sequencing routines.

Textile Equipment:

  • the textile equipment upkeep routines that have an effect on textile manufacturing efficiency, the place fault situations exist and the place personal ranges of duty begin and finish, when and the best way to search specialist technical recommendation.  


  • the essential situations of environmental influence of textile manufacturing, together with how manufacturing operations might be tailored to cut back surroundings influence, the ISO 14001 laws, in addition to the significance of waste discount and recycling.

SKILLS: The Textile Manufacturing Operative will be capable of…

Interpersonal Abilities:

  • develop working relationships in a producing surroundings together with listening abilities across the equipment, efficient communication abilities with colleagues, determine enhancements and work together confidently to make sure that manufacturing is achieved.

Textile Equipment Operations:

  • arrange, feed, programme and monitor machine gauges, dials and indicators, guaranteeing alignment and product monitoring, recording manufacturing, cleansing, oiling and lubrication based mostly on the necessities of their very own equipment duty.

Textile Manufacturing Upkeep:

  • carry out routine upkeep to make sure the effectivity of equipment meets manufacturing expectations. Guarantee pace, feed, calculations and materials flows are monitored and reported appropriately.

Interpret Information & Directions

  • learn and interpret knowledge from manufacturing data, specs, knowledge administration, course of planning conferences together with job documentation and acceptable work directions.

Collaboration & Adaptability:

  • settle for altering priorities and work flexibly to fulfill firm necessities. Work successfully with others in a staff while sustaining efficient working relationships. Settle for that in textile manufacturing, the expectation to finish duties inside the job function impacts the client expertise.

Time Administration:

  • to make sure environment friendly and efficient use of time, particularly at shift changeover and through textile equipment downtime or changeovers. Handle time to fulfill enterprise priorities.

BEHAVIOURS: The Textile Manufacturing Operative will show

Possession & Duty:

  • possession of the function. Recognise the worth of the function inside the organisation and the worth of the function others carry out, the drive and ambition wanted to attain in all elements of labor, together with the significance of self-organisation and self-management of time. 

Precision & Focus:

  • a dedication to sustaining the best requirements of precision and excellence as acceptable to mechanised textile manufacturing, a optimistic work ethic according to the organisation’s core methods and ideas.


  • the appropriate ‘mind-set’ for work inside textile manufacturing, recognising the significance of progress, ambition, angle, dedication and onerous work.

Communication and repair to Clients:

  • acceptable communication methods inside a producing surroundings, together with endurance, calmness, vigilance and acceptable communication kinds when coping with all sorts of buyer.

Security Tradition:

  • following security procedures and secure working practices which are acceptable in a producing surroundings and in a position to determine and articulate security findings and enhancements to colleagues.


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