Twister

Tend battery of machines that twist together yarn strands into twine.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Twisters do?

Tends battery of machines that twists together two or more yarn strands into twine or produce plied yarn for use in rope making: Transfers filled spools of yarn to adjoining twister frame that twists two or more strands together to make twine. Doffs machine and packs filled spools of twine and empty cylinders in cartons. May tend machines that spin roving into yarn preparatory to twisting operation.


Should I be a Twister?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Elastic-Yarn Twister, Novelty Twister Operator, Thread Twister, Tier In, Twister In, Twister Operator, Yarn Twister

    How to become a Twister

    Most Twisters 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:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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