Bobbin Cleaning Machine Operator

Feed machines that strip unused yarns or roving from packages.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bobbin Cleaning Machine Operators do?

Feeds machines that strip unused yarn or roving from packages: Dumps packages in hopper of machine, using chain hoist, or feeds individual packages into machine that strips yarn or roving from packages with knives, brushes, or compressed air. Presses button to start machine. Pushes or pulls packages with rake or rod to regulate flow of packages from hopper onto feed conveyor. Forces jammed packages into position for processing, using handtool, or removes jammed packages from machine. May dump packages into tumbler that removes yarn from packages by agitation, using chain hoist. May transfer cleaned packages to storage area, using handtruck.

Should I be a Bobbin Cleaning Machine Operator?

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

  • Also known as: Quill-Cleaning-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Bobbin Cleaning Machine Operator

    Most Bobbin Cleaning Machine Operators 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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