Garnett Machine Operator

Tend machines that reduce rags and yarn wastes to fibers for reuse.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Garnett Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that reduces rags and yarn waste to fiber for reuse: Feeds armfuls of waste into hopper of automatic feeder or opens and closes gates of blower pipes or conveyors when waste feeds from other machines. Starts machine and wraps end of garnetted web around takeup roller to form lap II or threads end of condensed web through coiler head to form sliver. Observes garnetting to detect clogged rollers or breaks in web. Pieces up breaks in web and disentangles clogged rollers by hand. Doffs laps or cans of garnetted material from delivery end of machine. Weighs laps or cans of material and records weight on production records. May tend garnett machine equipped with pneumatic conveyors that blow stock into storage bins or subsequent machine hoppers. May tend picking machine [PICKING-MACHINE OPERATOR] in tandem with garnett machine.

Should I be a Garnett Machine Operator?

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: Garnetting-Machine Operator, Gauge Machine Operator

    How to become a Garnett Machine Operator

    Garnett Machine Operators 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 Garnett Machine Operator-related education!
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