Ball Warper Tender

Tend warping machines that gather and wind strands of yarn.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ball Warper Tenders do?

Tends warping machine that gathers and winds strands of yarn in rope form into ball form preparatory to mercerizing, dyeing, or bleaching: Pieces up ends from supply package to leader to thread machine. Sets yardage counter to record amount of yarn wound and starts machine. Inserts and ties lease strings at prescribed intervals. Observes operation to detect yarn breaks. Locates and ties broken ends. Doffs ball warps. May tend machine with singeing attachment to remove lint from yarn.

Should I be a Ball Warper Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Baller Tender, Balling Head Tender, Ball Winder, Tricot-Warper Tender

    How to become a Ball Warper Tender

    Most Ball Warper 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:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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