Automat Watcher

Tend machines that automatically embroider designs on fabrics.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automat Watchers do?

Tends machine that automatically embroiders designs on fabric: Threads roll of perforated cardboard that controls stitching operation through guide rollers and attaches end to automatic control mechanism or inserts punched cards in machine. Aligns pointers on cloth frame with marks on machine chassis to position frame within prescribed stitching action limits. Turns handwheel to make first stitch, observing needle and shuttle action, thread tension, and alignment of stitch. Makes needed adjustments, such as replacing or rethreading needles and inserting new shuttles. Starts machine. May be designated according to product embroidered as Watcher, Automat, Frame Goods; Watcher, Automat, Long Goods.

Should I be an Automat Watcher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Watcher, Automat, Watcher, Automat, Frame Goods, Watcher, Automat, Long Goods

    How to become an Automat Watcher

    Most Automat Watchers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9hacaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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