What does it involve?
Laundry and drycleaning workers operate specialist equipment to launder and dryclean a wide range of items from personal clothing to bulk hotel linens. They use a wide range of machinery and understand how to sort, dry, finish and pack laundered items.
Typically, 8-10 hour work days which can involve shift work. Usually factory based, tasks include setting up, calibrating, diagnosing and repairing textile manufacturing equipment and communicating technical information to operators.
How could I get into the industry
You can join from school, with NCEA passes, or move into the industry from another manufacturing industry.
Does this sound like you?
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How much could I earn?
1 - 2 years experience
5 years experience
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