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machine operator - laundry and dry cleaning

Source: Job Bank


Montréal, QC


$15.25 to $19.25 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: French
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Hot
  • Noisy
  • Odours

Work setting

  • Dry cleaning and laundry establishment


  • Mix and add detergents, dyes, bleaches, starches and other solutions and chemicals
  • Operate dry cleaning and washing machines, dryers and blow drying machines to clean and dry garments, draperies, cushion covers, sheets, blankets, furs and other articles
  • Operate machines to dye, spray, re-oil, and re-buff suede and leather garments
  • Hand fold and bag shirts, sheets and other articles
  • Hand iron laundered fine linens or dry-cleaned silk garments
  • Operate finishing equipment such as steam pressers, and use hand irons to finish pants, jackets, shirts, skirts and other dry cleaned and laundered articles
  • Operate fur ironing and glazing equipment to finish fur garments and other fur articles
  • Assemble and bag finished articles
  • Check finished dry-cleaned or laundered articles to ensure that establishment standards are met
  • Match invoices or tags with dry-cleaned or laundered articles
  • Record damage or improper cleaning or laundering of articles
  • Use hand-held steam iron to touch up finished garments and other articles
  • Provide customer service

Type of experience

  • Dry cleaning (general)
  • Fine finishing work (wedding dresses, silks, velvets etc.)
  • Fur cleaning
  • Fur dyeing
  • Fur lining pressing
  • Hat cleaning and blocking
  • Leather dyeing
  • Spotting (after)
  • Spotting (pre)
  • Suede and leather cleaning
  • Suede and leather finishing
  • Suede dyeing
  • Waterproofing

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Calenders
  • Drapery finishing equipment
  • Dry-cleaning machine
  • Dryers
  • Dyeing machine
  • Extractors
  • Flat press
  • Fur ironing and glazing machine
  • Hand-held steam irons
  • Hot head press (laundry)
  • Shirt presser
  • Steam press (dry cleaners)
  • Steam press (laundry)
  • Washing machines

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Large workload
  • Physically demanding
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Judgement
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities

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