Machine Puller

Tend machines that stretch, soften, and clean pelts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Pullers do?

Tends machine that stretches, softens, and cleans pelts: Places pelt on slanted board and depresses pedal to elevate board into contact with rotating roller. Holds and guides pelt under roller as machine stretches and softens pelt and removes undesired flesh from skin side.

Should I be a Machine Puller?

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

  • Also known as: Bone Puller, Cruller Maker, Machine, Driller, Machine, Mandrel Puller, Meat Puller, Pouncer, Machine, Puller, Machine See More

    How to become a Machine Puller

    Machine Pullers 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 Machine Puller-related education!
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