File Cutter

Tend machines that form burrs on surface of file blanks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$23,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do File Cutters do?

Tends machine that forms burrs on surface of file blanks: Adjusts cutting tool in reciprocating arm of machine to obtain burrs of specified height. Positions blank in jig geared to reciprocating arm for automatic burr spacing. Starts machine that automatically feeds blanks to cutting tool.

Should I be a File Cutter?

You should have a certificate 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.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • How to become a File Cutter

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