Skein Winding Operator

Wind skeins of thread used to test effect of dyes.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Skein Winding Operators do?

Winds skeins of thread used to test effect of dyes, using hand-turned crank: Passes end of thread through guides and attaches it to winding arm. Turns crank to wind thread onto skein. Weighs wound skeins and pulls away excess thread or winds additional turns onto skein to attain specified weight.

Should I be a Skein Winding Operator?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Seal-Mixing Operator

    How to become a Skein Winding Operator

    Most Skein Winding Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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