Bandage Winding Machine Operator

Tend machines that form rubber strips into tubing.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Bandage Winding Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that forms rubber strips into tubing used to produce rubberbands: Sets and adjusts guides, knives, seam hammer, and cement roller on band machine to form and cut tubing to specified length. Lifts and positions roll of rubber stripping on letoff rack. Pulls end of rubber strip from roll, places on conveyor, and threads through machine. Starts machine and observes operation. Measures tubing to ensure that specifications are met. Dumps soapstone into blower unit that dusts tubing to prevent sticking.


Should I be a Bandage Winding Machine Operator?

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

  • How to Become a
    Bandage Winding Machine Operator

    Bandage Winding Machine Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Bandage Winding Machine Operator-related education!
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