Set up and operate a variety of machines to make latches and needles.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Needlemakers do?
Sets up and operates variety of machines to make latch and spring needles for use in manufacture of knitted or sewn goods: Selects dies, jigs, and fixtures working from blueprints. Machines hook, shank, and slot in needle, grinds needle including point, and mills jack to hold spring needle in place. May grind rivet to contour designed to lock latch of needle in place.
Should I be a Needlemaker?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
Also known as:
How to become a Needlemaker
Needlemakers 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
Careers Similar to Needlemaker