Machine Trimmer I

Tend machines that trim edges of shoe parts to remove excess materials.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Trimmer Is do?

Tends machine that trims edges of shoe parts, such as heels, outsoles, or uppers to remove excess material: Turns knobs or setscrews to adjust guides and cutting blade as specified. Holds part against machine guide and presses it against cutter to be trimmed. May depress pedal that raises guide plate to move part into cutter. May be designated according to area or part of shoe trimmed as Heel-Seat Trimmer; Heel Trimmer I; Top-Lift Trimmer; Top Trimmer I. May be designated: Apron Trimmer; Boot Trimmer; Cut-Out Worker; Rolled-Seat Trimmer; Seat Trimmer; Upper Trimmer. Important variables may be indicated by trade names of machines used.

Should I be a Machine Trimmer I?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Heel Trimmer I, Machine Leather Trimmer, Margin Trimmer, Trimmer, Machine, Trimmer, Machine I

    How to become a Machine Trimmer I

    Most Machine Trimmer Is 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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