Fiberglass Roving Winder

Tend machines that wind several strands of fiberglass slivers.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Fiberglass Roving Winders do?

Tends machine that winds several strands of fiberglass sliver into a single strand of roving: Gathers strands of fiberglass sliver from creels to form roving, threads roving through guides, and attaches roving to takeup package or laps roving around spindle of winder to form coreless package. Starts machine and observes winding units to detect broken ends and variations in number of ends being wound into roving. Ties broken ends and notifies CREELER to increase or decrease ends according to specifications. Observes signal light to determine when package is full. Doffs full packages from machine and packs roving into shipping containers. Weighs roving and records weight on shipping list and production records. Pastes label on container and seals container, using gummed tape. Places containers onto pallet or conveyor. May creel machine [CREELER].


Should I be a Fiberglass Roving Winder?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Roving Changer, Roving Winder, Roving Winder, Fiberglass

    How to become a Fiberglass Roving Winder

    Most Fiberglass Roving Winders 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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