Automatic Splicing-Machine Operator

Tend machines that splice ends of partially filled spools of tire cords.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Automatic Splicing-Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that splices ends of partially filled spools of tire cord and winds cord from one spool to other: Places spools of cord on machine spindles and pulls ends of cord through holding device under needle of sewing machine. Depresses pedal to start sewing machine that automatically sews ends of cord together, cuts thread at end of sewing cycle, and trims excess ends of cord. Removes spliced ends from holding device. Pulls lever to start spindle that winds spliced cord from one spool to another and to turn table, moving succeeding spindles into splicing position. Doffs full spools of cord as table turns complete circle. Mounts cones of thread on machine spindles, ties thread from spindle to thread in machine, and pulls thread through machine guides, tension springs, and needle to thread sewing machine.


Should I be an Automatic Splicing-Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

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

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    Automatic Splicing-Machine Operator

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