Towel Inspector

Inspect screen-printed towels for imperfections in print and weave.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Towel Inspectors do?

Inspects screen-printed towels for imperfections in print and weave: Pulls or lifts towels from drying rack on conveyor belt emerging from drier. Examines towels for print defects, such as off color, smears, inadequate color penetration, or mismatched pattern, and mill defects, such as picks, tears, broken warp or filling, or soil. Places towels of less than first quality aside and counts and places first quality towels onto wheeled cart or into shipping container. Marks style, quality and quantity on shipping label and attaches label to container, using glue and brush. Carries second quality towels to collection area. Keeps daily time and production reports and submits reports to supervisor.

Should I be a Towel 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.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become a Towel Inspector

    Most Towel 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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