Thread Cutter Tender

Tend machines that cut and remove threads.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Thread Cutter Tenders do?

Tends machine that cuts and removes threads which connect designs on machine-embroidered fabrics or bands of knitted lace: Stitches length of embroidered fabric to leader, using stitching machine, or wraps draw threads around takeup bar and inserts ends of bands between stop-motion devices, guides, and rollers. Adjusts clearances, starts machine, and guides fabric so as to break threads. Pulls out loose thread and turns fabric over to repeat operation. Cleans threads from machine, using brush. May be designated according to operation performed as Lace Breaker; Lace Separator; Lace Stripper.

Should I be a Thread Cutter Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • 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: Bedspread Cutter, Rag Shredder, Shear Tender, Spread Cutter, Suspender Cutter

    How to become a Thread Cutter Tender

    Most Thread Cutter Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2864%25%29|certificate+%2836%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,64,64
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