Setting, operating, monitoring, maintaining, servicing and repairing production machines – all these are tasks of a textile production mechanic. Only if the production equipment functions flawlessly and the work processes run smoothly and efficiently, textiles of all kinds and of the highest quality can be produced. Textile production mechanics undergo a broad vocational training. This enables them to work in all branches of the textile industry: in weaving mills, spinning mills, knitting mills, warp knitting mills or elsewhere in the textile industry. Qualifications required for this job are GCSEs or a university entrance qualification. Furthermore, soft skills such as a sense of responsibility, diligence, accuracy and reliability are expedient. The job of a textile production mechanic is a positive challenge for all those interested in engineering and manufacturing as well as in textile fabrics and patterns.