Dry Cleaning Operative

Location - Crawley


Posted: September 24, 2019



Key Responsibilities

  • To receive and weigh aircraft seat cover, ensuring that correct load sizes according to dry cleaning machinery manufacturer’s specification.
  • Date stamp each cover with date of cleaning.
  • Pre-spotting. Spot clean heavily soiled marks.
  • Put load into dry cleaning machine and set controls to specification.
  • Unload machine when cleaning cycle has completed.
  • Inspect covers for damage and any remaining soiling. Re-clean as necessary. Advise Cut and Sew Supervisor of any damaged covers.
  • Perform fire tests. Record results and sign documentation. Advise the Office Administrator of results of the Fire Tests.
  • Fold and pack seat cover kits and place into storage.
  • Complete documentation: record customer’s dry clearing poundage and pass the records onto the Office Administrator.
  • Safe and tidy storage of dry cleaning equipment and chemicals.
  • Ensure that all equipment is properly maintained to specification. Liaising with other parties to organise maintenance, where necessary.
  • You may be asked to perform other activities within the Crewe Cut & Sew operations and a job description and training will be provided for those activities.

Key Qualifications


  • Safe manual handling techniques
  • Spot cleaning techniques
  • Safe operation and storage of dry cleaning equipment and chemicals
  • Previous competence gained using dry cleaning equipment


  • Removing stains/spot cleaning
  • Neat and tidy packing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work to procedures and specifications
  • Work within a team