Felt Cutting Machine Operator

Operate machines to cut rolls of felt into pieces.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Felt Cutting Machine Operators do?

Operates machine to cut rolls of felt into pieces of specified length and width: Pulls felt from roll onto table, measures specified length, and clamps transverse bar to felt at point where cut is to be made. Clamps circular cutting knives to crossbar at measured intervals to cut or trim felt to specified width. Starts machine and presses foot treadle, when transverse bar reaches cutting-off knife, to cut felt to length. Collects strips cut from edges of felt by circular knives and puts strips in waste baskets for repicking by PICKING-MACHINE OPERATOR.


Should I be a Felt Cutting 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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Felt Cutting Machine Operator

    Most Felt Cutting 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:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2864%25%29|certificate+%2836%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,64,64
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