Apparel Manufacture Instructor

Instruct workers to operate knitting, looping, and sewing machines.
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Salary Range
$28,000 – $85,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Apparel Manufacture Instructors do?

Instructs workers to tend or operate knitting, looping, and sewing machines, using knowledge of machine function and process: Plans training schedule to ensure workers achieve standard production in specified time. Demonstrates methods of cleaning, threading, replacing needles, changing guides, lubricating, tension adjusting, and operating machines. Examines work of trainees to detect defects and instructs worker in methods to detect and correct defective work. Records production of worker to determine progress according to training schedule. Recommends transfer of worker from one operation to another based on progress made. May sew or loop sample articles to determine steps in assembly for new styles. May teach hand knitting, looping, and sewing to workers.

Should I be an Apparel Manufacture Instructor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Apparel Machinery Instructor, Automated Manufacturing Instructor, Instructor, Apparel Manufacture See More

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