Marking Machine Tender

Tend machines that print stitch markings on leather parts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Marking Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that prints stitch markings on leather parts to guide worker during stitching operations: Selects type of printing die, template guide, and ink cloth to use in machine according to specifications. Positions roll of ink cloth in machine holding arms and threads cloth through rollers. Positions printing die in machine and turns setscrews to secure die. Positions and bolts template in bed of machine, using screwdriver and wrench. Positions leather part in template and pulls lever to move ink cloth and die onto leather part to mark stitching guidelines. Releases lever and removes leather part.

Should I be a Marking Machine Tender?

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

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    How to become a Marking Machine Tender

    Marking 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 Marking Machine Tender-related education!
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