Batting Machine Operator

Tend machines that convert loose textile fibers into batting.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Batting Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that converts loose textile fibers into batting: Throws or dumps fibers into hopper of machine or moves lever to control automatic feeding by conveyor belt. Lifts roll of finished batting from machine and starts new roll winding onto takeup beam. Weighs and records weight of sample from each roll. Moves weight on lever to control amount of fiber fed into machine and weight of batting produced. May tend picking machine to open and fluff fiber. May cut batting into specified lengths with scissors and roll lengths into bundles. May wrap and pack bundles of batting.

Should I be a Batting Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

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    How to become a Batting Machine Operator

    Most Batting Machine Operators 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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