Jacquard Plate Maker

Cover designated perforations of metal pattern plates with metal pieces.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Jacquard Plate Makers do?

Covers designated perforations of metal pattern plates with metal pieces to control operation on needles in automatic knitting machines: Selects and links together specified number of pattern plates or cards to form continuous chain. Arranges snappers over perforations designated by KNITTER MECHANIC. Aids KNITTER MECHANIC to install plates in machine and starts machine for trial run to determine if plates have been prepared as specified. May perforate blank pattern strips to correspond to needle-bed spacing.


Should I be a Jacquard Plate Maker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Jacquard Plate Maker

    Most Jacquard Plate Makers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9adaab&chl=no+college+%2893%25%29||associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,93,93
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