Machine Welt Butter

Tend machines that cut welt strips at heel seats of lasted shoes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Welt Butters do?

Tends machine that cuts welt strip at heel seat of lasted shoe and tacks welt ends to insole preparatory to bottoming operations: Turns wheel to adjust holding device to fit shoe. Positions shoe on movable pin jack. Pushes pin jack under machine head and depresses pedal to start machine that cuts welt strip and tacks welt ends. Fills machine receptacle with tacks. Sharpens cutting blades, using hone.

Should I be a Machine Welt Butter?

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: Rand Butter, Welt Butter, Machine

    How to become a Machine Welt Butter

    Machine Welt Butters 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 Welt Butter-related education!
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