Slider Assembler

Attach slides onto garment zipper.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Slider Assemblers do?

Attaches slides onto garment zipper: Clamps slide in holding device on worktable and threads bottom links of zipper chains through slide. Grasps bottom of zipper and pulls chains through slide, meshing links to close zipper. Removes slide from holding device and positions garment on machine bed with zipper bottom against guide. Depresses pedal that lowers machine head to fasten metal clamp or staple around bottom of chains. May depress pedal that closes rollers on chains and pulls them through slide automatically.

Should I be a Slider 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.

  • How to become a Slider Assembler

    Slider Assemblers 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 Slider Assembler-related education!
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