Slide Fastener Chain Assembler

Join together stringers of slide fasteners, using slider jig.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Slide Fastener Chain Assemblers do?

Joins together stringers of slide fasteners, using slider jig: Aligns links of stringer with links of other stringer and inserts ends of stringers in slider jig. Pulls ends of stringers through jig to interlock links. Examines fastener for defects, such as crooked, broken, flattened, or misaligned links. Cuts out defective section, using scissors, and splices sections, using adhesive tape or hand stapler. May sew sections together to prevent raveling, using serging sewing machine. May tend machine rollers that pull stringers through jig.


Should I be a Slide Fastener Chain Assembler?

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: Assembler, Slide Fastener Stringers

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    Slide Fastener Chain Assembler

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