Twister Tender

Tend machines that twist together two or more strands of yarn.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Twister Tenders do?

Tends machines that twist together two or more strands of yarn or insert additional twist into single strand of yarn to increase strength, smoothness, and uniformity of yarn: Creels machine with bobbins of yarn [CREELER 689.687-030], following work ticket specifications for color and type of yarn, or notifies change crew of exhausting yarn supply. Pulls ends of yarn over rollers, through tension guides, traveler, or flyer, and laps yarn onto takeup spool. Patrols machines to detect yarn breaks and exhausted supply packages. Ties broken ends by hand or with knotter, rethreads stopoffs, and untangles yarn. When twisting fiberglass sliver or yarn, repairs breaks with splicing fluid. May doff takeup packages [DOFFER 689.686-022] and replace them with empty spools. May tend twisting machine that combines yarn with wire. May record production and worker identification on ticket. May inspect yarn for defective twisting and remove defective takeup packages. May tend machines that produce irregular effects or patterns in yarn by actions of pattern chain or by setup of rolls and be designated Novelty-Twister Tender.

Should I be a Twister Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Novelty-Twister Tender, Twister Frame Tender

    How to become a Twister Tender

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