Roller Operator

Tend machines that form hat bodies and separate formed ones for processing.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Roller Operators do?

Tends machine that forms unfinished hat bodies, and separates formed bodies for further processing: Guides sheets of wool or other hat material onto revolving egg-shaped roller that winds material into shape of roller. Presses cutting disk or knife against center of revolving roller or stops machine and severs material with scissors to cut formed material into two hat bodies.

Should I be a Roller Operator?

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: Disc-Ruler Operator, Oil Expeller Operator, Pen-Ruler Operator, Roll Line Operator

    How to become a Roller Operator

    Roller 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 Roller Operator-related education!
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