Fitter Placer

Fit and place parts to form subassembly of parts for rubber footwear.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fitter Placers do?

Fits and places precut or prepared parts upon others, as they pass by on conveyor belt, to form subassembly of parts for rubber footwear: Removes parts from book, board, frame, bundle, or container and places them on sheet rubber or other parts. Aligns and places parts to allow adequate margins for subsequent joining, where specified. Presses parts together with fingers, and repositions parts to remove wrinkles. Strips off and discards parts that are misplaced, wrinkled beyond correction, or are not tacky. May remove subassembled parts from belt and arrange on board, in frame, or in book for subsequent use.

Should I be a Fitter Placer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Block Placer, Charging-Plug Placer, Coil Placer, Magnet Placer, Olive Pitter, Placer, Prefitter See More

    How to become a Fitter Placer

    Fitter Placers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Fitter Placer-related education!
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