Reducing Machine Operator

Tend machines that reduce diameter of temple wire and soldered joints.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Reducing Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that reduces diameter of temple wire and temple soldered joints. Inserts wire between dies mounted in chuck. Starts machine that hammers wire in dies to uniform size as chuck revolves.

Should I be a Reducing Machine Operator?

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.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.

  • How to Become a
    Reducing Machine Operator

    Reducing Machine Operators 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 Reducing Machine Operator-related education!
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