Buffing Turner and Counter

Assemble cloth disks to be used to make fabric buffing wheels.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Buffing Turner and Counters do?

Assembles cloth disks to be used to make fabric buffing wheels: Inserts rod in center hole of stack of disks. Turns disks so woven threads in cloth layers are at angle to those in adjoining layers to reduce fraying of edges in finished product. Counts specified number of disks to make one wheel while turning them. Removes turned and counted disks from rod and stacks them in tray. Lays paper strip on stack to separate each group of disks required to make one wheel.


Should I be a Buffing Turner and Counter?

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: Counter and Upper Tacker

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