Bag Cutter

Reclaim usable materials from used or defective textile bags.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bag Cutters do?

Reclaims usable material from used or defective textile bags: Cuts or pulls stitches from seam to open bag. Inspects material to locate defects and cuts usable material into largest possible bag dimension, using electric rotary cutter. Sorts and stacks reclaimed material according to specified bag sizes.

Should I be a Bag Cutter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Small-Piece Cutter

    How to become a Bag Cutter

    Most Bag Cutters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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