Tend bandsaws or cut-off saws to cut macaroni products.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cutters do?

Tends bandsaw or cut-off saw to cut macaroni products, such as spaghetti and noodles, into packaging lengths: Slides strands of macaroni product from drying stick onto table and presses curved ends to break strands in half. Gathers strands into bunches and positions them against saw guide. Starts saw, cuts product into specified lengths, and packs them in carton. May tend hydraulic knife to cut products.

Should I be a Cutter?

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.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Applique Cutter, Belting Cutter, Bias Cutter, Binder Cutter, Box-Toe Cutter, Braid Cutter, Brim Cutter See More

    How to become a Cutter

    Most Cutters 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:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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