Section Leader and Machine Setter

Set up, adjust, and repair group of textile machines.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Section Leader and Machine Setters do?

Sets up, adjusts, and repairs group of textile machines: Transmits orders of SUPERVISOR Master Title of section to workers and ensures that orders and safety rules are followed. Patrols section to inspect work for quality and to determine operating condition of machinery. Reads production meters or tickets and records total number of units produced. Examines laboratory sample reports to determine machine adjustments needed to meet company specifications. Adjusts and repairs machines [MACHINE FIXER 689.260-010]. Trains new workers and assigns workers to stations. May be designated according to section as Section Leader And Machine Setter, Cards; Section Leader And Machine Setter, Drawing And Combers; Section Leader And Machine Setter, Opening And Picking; Section Leader And Machine Setter, Roving Frames; Section Leader And Machine Setter, Spinning; Section Leader And Machine Setter, Winding And Twisting.


Should I be a Section Leader and Machine Setter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Section Head, Section Leader and Machine Setter, Cards, Section Leader and Machine Setter, Drawing and Combers See More

    How to Become a
    Section Leader and Machine Setter

    Most Section Leader and Machine Setters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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