Doubling Machine Operator

Tend machines that wind strands of yarn parallel onto bobbin or tube.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Doubling Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that winds two or more strands of yarn parallel onto bobbin or tube preparatory to twisting: Places supply packages in creel and draws yarn ends through machine guides and tensions onto takeup tube. Starts machine and observes operation to detect yarn breaks, exhausting yarn supply and full packages on takeup tubes. Pieces up yarn breaks, using knotter. Replaces supply packages in creel. Doffs full packages.


Should I be a Doubling Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Cloth Doubling Machine Operator, Doubler Operator, Doubling-and-Rolling-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Doubling Machine Operator

    Most Doubling 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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