Automatic Quilling-Machine Operator

Tend machines equipped with automatic quill loading and doffing devices.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Quilling-Machine Operators do?

Tends machine equipped with automatic quill loading and doffing device that winds yarn from cones or tubes onto quills for use in loom shuttle: Loads hopper with empty quills by hand or electric hoist. Places supply packages of yarn on holders, according to yarn count, blend, and color of label inside packages, and ties yarn ends from packages to ends in machine and cuts excess yarn at knots with scissors. Observes winding units to detect breaks in yarn. Removes quills when yarn breaks, rethreads yarn through guides, and ties yarn ends. Removes full boxes or pinboards, which receive wound quills ejected by machine, and separates partially filled quills. Keeps production records. May inspect quills for defects, such as broken filament and dirty or damaged yarn. May mark quills of yarn according to style of yarn being processed, using colored chalk.

Should I be an Automatic Quilling-Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Automatic Quilling Machine Operator, Quilling-Machine Operator, Automatic

    How to Become an
    Automatic Quilling-Machine Operator

    Most Automatic Quilling-Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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