Mat-Making Machine Tender

Tend machines that automatically weave wires and cords or burlaps.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mat-Making Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that automatically weaves wire and cord or burlap to provide firmness between padding and coil springs of mattresses and upholstered furniture: Mounts roll of burlap on machine rack and threads end between machine rollers. Places cone of wire and spools of twisted paper cord on reels, and inserts wire and cord ends into machine. Starts machine that automatically makes mats. Spreads emerging fabric over table and cuts fabric into mats of specified length, using cutting pliers.

Should I be a Mat-Making 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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Mat Machine Tender, Mattress Filling Machine Tender

    How to Become a
    Mat-Making Machine Tender

    Mat-Making 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 Mat-Making Machine Tender-related education!
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