Stamping Machine Operator

Tend marking machines that stamp identifying symbols on shoe parts.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stamping Machine Operators do?

Tends marking machine that stamps identifying symbols, such as case number, match number, and size on shoe parts: Turns selector knobs or places metal type on machine head to set specified type symbols. Positions parts on machine bed under head, following machine guide. Depresses pedal to lower heated inked head on shoe part and print symbols.

Should I be a Stamping 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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Stamping Machine Operator

    Stamping Machine Operators 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 Stamping Machine Operator-related education!
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