Scrubbing Machine Operator

Tend machines that wash and dry twines.

What does a Scrubbing Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that washes and dries twine: Turns valve to admit soap solution to starch pots of machine and to admit steam to drying cylinder. Creels machine with bobbins of twine and threads twine through starch pots and drying cylinder. Attaches ends of twine to takeup bobbins. Starts machine and observes movement of twine through machine and onto takeup bobbins to detect malfunctions, such as tangles and breaks. Doffs bobbins of cleaned twine. Scrapes accumulations of dried soap from machine.