Leasing Machine Tender

Tend machines that insert lease strings to keep warp strands separated.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Leasing Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that inserts lease strings to keep warp strands separated in specified arrangement to facilitate drawing-in: Positions warp beam in holders, using hoist. Pulls warp ends over lease rod and turns rod to make warp threads taut. Places cone of string on holder and draws string through guides and needle to thread machine. Starts machine that raises and lowers warp threads and inserts string to keep threads in place and prevent tangling. Observes counter on machine to ensure that specified number of warp ends are wound on beam. Removes warp ends from rod, turns warp beam to rewind ends, and secures ends with tape. Removes warp beam from holder, using hoist.

Should I be a Leasing Machine Tender?

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

  • How to become a Leasing Machine Tender

    Leasing Machine Tenders 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 Leasing Machine Tender-related education!
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