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Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operators

ANZSCO ID 711712

Overview

All Textile & Footwear Production Machine Operators

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operators

  • 190 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 83% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 45 years Average age
  • 8% female Gender Share

Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operators operate machines to convert raw hides and skins into finished leather for use in clothing, footwear and upholstery.

Also known as: Leather Production Machine Operator.

Specialisations: Fellmongering Machine Operator, Hide and Skin Fleshing Machine Operator, Sammying Machine Operator, Tanner.

You can work as a Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II in leather production might be helpful.

Tasks
  • Prepares machines for operation by selecting and installing attachments and components for specialised functions.
  • Sets and operates controls used to regulate processing operations.
  • Starts machines and monitors operation to detect faults and ensure effectiveness of operation.
  • Loads drums with hides and skins, textiles, and dyeing and tanning solutions.
  • Examines finished products for defects and variations, reports faults in machines, and carries out quality control procedures.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II in leather production might be helpful.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Textiles, Clothing & Footwear VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Textile & Footwear Production Machine Operators who are hardworking, can work well with others and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Production and processing

    48% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  2. Chemistry

    46% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  3. Education and training

    44% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  4. Mathematics

    41% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Public safety and security

    41% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  6. English language

    38% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  7. Computers and electronics

    36% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  8. Mechanical

    36% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  9. Administration and management

    35% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  10. Engineering and technology

    35% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  11. Physics

    35% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  12. Clerical

    32% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  13. Customer and personal service

    32% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  14. Technical design

    28% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  15. Transportation

    28% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  16. Sociology and anthropology

    26% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  17. Personnel and human resources

    25% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  18. Economics and accounting

    23% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  19. Building and construction

    19% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  20. Foreign language

    16% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Operation monitoring

    52% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  2. Operation and control

    46% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  3. Active listening

    43% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  4. Quality control analysis

    43% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  5. Coordination with others

    39% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  6. Monitoring

    39% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  7. Critical thinking

    37% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  8. Reading comprehension

    37% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  9. Speaking

    37% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  10. Writing

    37% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  11. Mathematics

    36% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  12. Judgment and decision making

    34% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  13. Social perceptiveness

    34% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  14. Time management

    32% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Complex problem solving

    32% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  16. Equipment maintenance

    32% Skill level

    Maintaining equipment and deciding what maintenance will be needed in the future.

  17. Repairing

    32% Skill level

    Fixing machines or systems.

  18. Troubleshooting

    30% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  19. Equipment selection

    29% Skill level

    Deciding on the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  20. Management of personnel resources

    27% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Control precision

    50% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  2. Oral comprehension

    48% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Selective attention

    48% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  4. Arm-hand steadiness

    46% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  5. Finger dexterity

    46% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  6. Near vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  7. Oral expression

    46% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  8. Reaction time

    46% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand, finger, or foot when a sound, light, picture or something else appears.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    45% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  10. Perceptual speed

    45% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  11. Problem spotting

    45% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  12. Rate control

    43% Skill level

    Change when and how fast you move based on how something else is moving.

  13. Deductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  14. Inductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  15. Manual dexterity

    41% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  16. Colour discrimination

    39% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  17. Multilimb coordination

    39% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  18. Speech clarity

    38% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Speech recognition

    36% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  20. Far vision

    36% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Handling and moving objects

    69% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  2. Monitoring people, processes and things

    63% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  3. Controlling equipment or machines

    59% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  4. Collecting and organising information

    57% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  5. Communicating within a team

    57% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  6. Researching and investigating

    54% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  7. Doing physically active work

    54% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  8. Checking for errors or defects

    54% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  9. Looking for changes over time

    54% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    52% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Planning and prioritising work

    52% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  12. Thinking creatively

    52% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  13. Checking compliance with standards

    51% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  14. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    51% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  15. Building good relationships

    49% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  16. Assessing and evaluating things

    47% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  17. Documenting or recording information

    42% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  18. Coming up with systems and processes

    41% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  19. Training and teaching others

    39% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  20. Leading and encouraging a team

    36% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-6061.00 - Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    87% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  3. Contact with people

    82% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  4. Walking and running

    81% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  5. Spend time standing

    80% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  6. Pace of work set by equipment

    78% Important

    Pace of work depends on the speed of equipment or machinery.

  7. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    76% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  8. Being exact or accurate

    75% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  9. Minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings

    74% Important

    Be exposed to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings.

  10. Teamwork

    72% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  11. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    72% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  12. Bending or twisting your body

    69% Important

    Spend time bending or twisting your body.

  13. Dangerous conditions

    68% Important

    Work near dangers like high voltage electricity, flammable material, explosives or chemicals.

  14. Indoors, heat controlled

    68% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  15. Very hot or cold temperatures

    68% Important

    Work in very hot or cold temperatures.

  16. Exposure to contaminants

    67% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  17. Health and safety of others

    67% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  18. Time pressure

    66% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  19. Unstructured work

    65% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  20. Freedom to make decisions

    63% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Support

    62% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  2. Relationships

    57% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  3. Independence

    38% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  4. Working conditions

    31% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Achievement

    29% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  6. Recognition

    29% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Practical

    95% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  2. Administrative

    33% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Analytical

    24% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  4. Enterprising

    24% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  5. Creative

    14% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Helping

    14% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-6061.00 - Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders.

All Textile & Footwear Production Machine Operators

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operators

  • 190 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 83% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 45 years Average age
  • 8% female Gender Share

Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operators operate machines to convert raw hides and skins into finished leather for use in clothing, footwear and upholstery.

Also known as: Leather Production Machine Operator.

Specialisations: Fellmongering Machine Operator, Hide and Skin Fleshing Machine Operator, Sammying Machine Operator, Tanner.

You can work as a Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II in leather production might be helpful.

Tasks
  • Prepares machines for operation by selecting and installing attachments and components for specialised functions.
  • Sets and operates controls used to regulate processing operations.
  • Starts machines and monitors operation to detect faults and ensure effectiveness of operation.
  • Loads drums with hides and skins, textiles, and dyeing and tanning solutions.
  • Examines finished products for defects and variations, reports faults in machines, and carries out quality control procedures.

You can work as a Hide and Skin Processing Machine Operator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A certificate II in leather production might be helpful.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Textiles, Clothing & Footwear VET training pathways.

Employers look for Textile & Footwear Production Machine Operators who are hardworking, can work well with others and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Production and processing

    48% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  2. Chemistry

    46% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  3. Education and training

    44% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  4. Mathematics

    41% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Public safety and security

    41% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  6. English language

    38% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  7. Computers and electronics

    36% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  8. Mechanical

    36% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  9. Administration and management

    35% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  10. Engineering and technology

    35% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  11. Physics

    35% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  12. Clerical

    32% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  13. Customer and personal service

    32% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  14. Technical design

    28% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  15. Transportation

    28% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  16. Sociology and anthropology

    26% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  17. Personnel and human resources

    25% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  18. Economics and accounting

    23% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  19. Building and construction

    19% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  20. Foreign language

    16% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Operation monitoring

    52% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  2. Operation and control

    46% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  3. Active listening

    43% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  4. Quality control analysis

    43% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  5. Coordination with others

    39% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  6. Monitoring

    39% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  7. Critical thinking

    37% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  8. Reading comprehension

    37% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  9. Speaking

    37% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  10. Writing

    37% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  11. Mathematics

    36% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  12. Judgment and decision making

    34% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  13. Social perceptiveness

    34% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  14. Time management

    32% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Complex problem solving

    32% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  16. Equipment maintenance

    32% Skill level

    Maintaining equipment and deciding what maintenance will be needed in the future.

  17. Repairing

    32% Skill level

    Fixing machines or systems.

  18. Troubleshooting

    30% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  19. Equipment selection

    29% Skill level

    Deciding on the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

  20. Management of personnel resources

    27% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Control precision

    50% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  2. Oral comprehension

    48% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Selective attention

    48% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  4. Arm-hand steadiness

    46% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  5. Finger dexterity

    46% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  6. Near vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  7. Oral expression

    46% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  8. Reaction time

    46% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand, finger, or foot when a sound, light, picture or something else appears.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    45% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  10. Perceptual speed

    45% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  11. Problem spotting

    45% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  12. Rate control

    43% Skill level

    Change when and how fast you move based on how something else is moving.

  13. Deductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  14. Inductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  15. Manual dexterity

    41% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  16. Colour discrimination

    39% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  17. Multilimb coordination

    39% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  18. Speech clarity

    38% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  19. Speech recognition

    36% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  20. Far vision

    36% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Handling and moving objects

    69% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  2. Monitoring people, processes and things

    63% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  3. Controlling equipment or machines

    59% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  4. Collecting and organising information

    57% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  5. Communicating within a team

    57% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  6. Researching and investigating

    54% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  7. Doing physically active work

    54% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  8. Checking for errors or defects

    54% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  9. Looking for changes over time

    54% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    52% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Planning and prioritising work

    52% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  12. Thinking creatively

    52% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  13. Checking compliance with standards

    51% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  14. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    51% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  15. Building good relationships

    49% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  16. Assessing and evaluating things

    47% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  17. Documenting or recording information

    42% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  18. Coming up with systems and processes

    41% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  19. Training and teaching others

    39% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  20. Leading and encouraging a team

    36% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-6061.00 - Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    87% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  3. Contact with people

    82% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  4. Walking and running

    81% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  5. Spend time standing

    80% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  6. Pace of work set by equipment

    78% Important

    Pace of work depends on the speed of equipment or machinery.

  7. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    76% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  8. Being exact or accurate

    75% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  9. Minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings

    74% Important

    Be exposed to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings.

  10. Teamwork

    72% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  11. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    72% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  12. Bending or twisting your body

    69% Important

    Spend time bending or twisting your body.

  13. Dangerous conditions

    68% Important

    Work near dangers like high voltage electricity, flammable material, explosives or chemicals.

  14. Indoors, heat controlled

    68% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  15. Very hot or cold temperatures

    68% Important

    Work in very hot or cold temperatures.

  16. Exposure to contaminants

    67% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  17. Health and safety of others

    67% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  18. Time pressure

    66% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  19. Unstructured work

    65% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  20. Freedom to make decisions

    63% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Support

    62% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  2. Relationships

    57% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  3. Independence

    38% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  4. Working conditions

    31% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Achievement

    29% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  6. Recognition

    29% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Practical

    95% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  2. Administrative

    33% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Analytical

    24% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  4. Enterprising

    24% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  5. Creative

    14% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Helping

    14% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 51-6061.00 - Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders.
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