Roller Machine Operator
Tend machines that glaze surface or accentuate natural grain of leather.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Roller Machine Operators do?
Tends roller machine that smooths or glazes surface or accentuates natural grain of leather: Positions leather on bed of machine and depresses pedal to lower roller onto leather. Starts machine to move roller over leather. Shifts position of leather under roller to impart specified finish to entire surface. Pulls finished leather from machine table and stacks leather on cart. May be designated according to section of hide rolled as Back Roller; Belly Roller; Crop Roller; according to condition of leather rolled as Dry Roller; Retanned-Leather Roller; Wet Roller; or according to type of machine tended as Glazing-Machine Operator; Graining-Machine Operator.
Should I be a Roller Machine Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Roll Plugger Machine Operator
How to become a Roller Machine Operator
Roller 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.
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