Cloth Printing Inspector

Examine cloth during the printing process for defects.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cloth Printing Inspectors do?

Examines cloth during printing process for defects, such as color smears, grease spots, and irregular color shade and register: Observes cloth for printing defects as it emerges from printing machines into handtrucks. Compares cloth patch cut from each truckload of printed cloth with standard to verify color shade and position of design. Reports substandard printing to CLOTH PRINTER. Records flaws found in each truckload of cloth and lot number on ticket attached to patch cut from fabric.

Should I be a Cloth Printing Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Cloth Printing Inspector

    Most Cloth Printing Inspectors 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. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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