Mat Puncher

Tend machines that punch out and trim automobile floor mats.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mat Punchers do?

Tends machine that punches out and trims automobile floor mats from rubber sheeting: Bolts die to ram or seats die on movable table of press. Positions uncured rubber sheeting or cured rubber mats on moveable table or on die. Pushes table under ram of press, and starts machine. Places punched and trimmed mats on skid. May measure and mark guidelines on moveable table.

Should I be a Mat Puncher?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Mat Puncher

    Mat Punchers 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 Puncher-related education!
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