footwear production machine operator


Footwear production machine operators tend specific machines in the industrial production of footwear. They operate machinery for lasting, cutting, closing, and finishing footwear products. They also perform routine maintenance of the machinery.

Alternative label

  • footwear production sewing machine operator

  • footwear production machinist

  • footwear production machine cutter

  • footwear production sewer

  • footwear production machine tender

  • footwear production machine sewer

  • footwear production cutting machine operator

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