Tend machines that shape and smooth knitted garments.
picture of Mangler

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $27,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Manglers do?

Tends machine, consisting of pressing roll and ironing shoe, that shapes and smooths knitted garments: Presses control lever to revolve roll and to engage ironing shoe with revolving roll while machine is heating. Adjusts rheostat to heat ironing shoe and to maintain specified temperature. Disengages heating ironing shoe from roll, stops roll, and spreads garment on roll. Starts roll and reengages ironing shoe to press garment. Removes pressed garment from machine. May be designated according to garment or garment part pressed as Cuff Presser.

Should I be a Mangler?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Mangle Feeder

    How to become a Mangler

    Most Manglers 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:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
    Schools close to

    You May Also Like

    Careers Similar to Mangler