Groover and Turner

Tend machines that cut heel blanks of wood or leather into heels.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Groover and Turners do?

Tends machines that cut heel blanks of wood, leather, or fiberboard into heels: Inserts blank in holding device. Pushes heel against revolving knife blades to shape outside of heel. Positions shaped heel in holding device of second machine that hollows out face of heel. May sharpen and insert cutting blades in machines. May be designated according to material grooved or turned as Wooden-Heel Beveler.

Should I be a Groover and Turner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Groover Runner

    How to become a Groover and Turner

    Most Groover and Turners 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+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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