Staining Machine Operator

Tend machines that dye twines.

What does a Staining Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that dyes twine: Dips dye from barrel into dye pots of machine. Creels machine with bobbins of twine. Threads ends of twine through guides, dividing racks, squeeze rollers, and dye pots, and ties ends of twine to rope that draws twine through finishing rollers. Starts machine until twine is drawn through finishing rollers and then stops machine and attaches ends to takeup bobbins. Starts machine and observes operation for malfunctions, such as tangled and broken twine. Doffs bobbins of dyed twine. Cleans hardened dye from rollers with scraper, and washes dye pots with hot water.