Roller Stitcher

Press together layers of uncured parts or sections of rubber footwear.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Roller Stitchers do?

Presses together layers of uncured rubber parts or sections of rubber footwear, as they pass by on lasts on conveyor line, using hand rolling or stitching tools: Presses tool against designated area or part of workpiece, such as shank, midsole, toecap, outsole, or foxing, and rolls it back and forth or follows designated path around edge or seam until layers are pressed together. Removes footwear from end of conveyor line and rolls and stitches seams around edge of outsole as final assembly operation.

Should I be a Roller Stitcher?

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: Roller-Stitcher, Stick Roller

    How to become a Roller Stitcher

    Roller Stitchers 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 Stitcher-related education!
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