Staining Machine Operator

Tend machines that dye twines.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Staining Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that dyes twine: Dips dye from barrel into dye pots of machine. Creels machine with bobbins of twine. Threads ends of twine through guides, dividing racks, squeeze rollers, and dye pots, and ties ends of twine to rope that draws twine through finishing rollers. Starts machine until twine is drawn through finishing rollers and then stops machine and attaches ends to takeup bobbins. Starts machine and observes operation for malfunctions, such as tangled and broken twine. Doffs bobbins of dyed twine. Cleans hardened dye from rollers with scraper, and washes dye pots with hot water.

Should I be a Staining Machine 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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Naphthol-Soaping-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Staining Machine Operator

    Most Staining Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaiae&chl=no+college+%2883%25%29|||bachelor%27s+%2811%25%29||doctorate+%286%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,83,83
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