Cutting Department Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in spreading, marking, and cutting fabrics.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cutting Department Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in spreading, marking, and cutting fabrics: Determines quantity and type of material to be cut and cutting patterns or dies to be used, according to cutting orders and design specifications. Directs MARKERS I 781.384-014 in positioning patterns or paper markers on lays of cloth to ensure that pattern and weave of parts match when assembled and to minimize waste. Examines cut parts for conformance to outline, notches, and other markings on pattern. Trains workers by demonstrating work methods and techniques and use of spreaders and cutting equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Cutting Department Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Supervisor, Cutting Department

    How to Become a
    Cutting Department Supervisor

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