Transfer sliver cans among carding, drawing, and slubbing machines.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Can Doffers do?
Doffs and transfers sliver cans among carding, drawing, and slubbing machines: Pushes or drags full sliver cans from carding to drawing, and from drawing to slubbing machines to maintain workflow. Removes empty cans from drawing and slubbing machines and places them in position for reuse at carding machines. May sweep work area or clean machines. May be designated according to machine area worked as Card Doffer.
Should I be a Can Doffer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Can Carrier, Can Dragger, Can Pusher, Card Doffer, Turn Down Man
How to become a Can Doffer
Most Can Doffers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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