Backing-in Machine Tender

Tend machines that feed molded floor coverings into the stoves.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Backing-in Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that feeds molded floor covering into stove for heat-treating: Positions roll of floor covering on spindle of machine, using power hoist. Threads floor covering through rollers and attaches cable that pulls floor covering into stove. Presses foot brake to control feed of material. Removes empty spindle from stand, replaces it with full roll, and attaches material to end of previous roll.

Should I be a Backing-in Machine Tender?

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

  • How to Become a
    Backing-in Machine Tender

    Most Backing-in Machine Tenders 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:a9baaa&chl=|no+college+%2897%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,97
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