Tying Machine Operator

Tend tying machines that wrap and tie strings around bundles of products.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tying Machine Operators do?

Tends tying machine that automatically wraps and ties string around bundles of products, such as cardboard boxes and finished canvas goods: Threads string through machine wrapping arm. Positions specified number of items to be tied on machine table. Depresses pedal that passes wrapping arm around items, ties knot, and cuts off string. May visually inspect products for defects. May keep production records.

Should I be a Tying Machine Operator?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Box Closing Machine Operator, Boxing Machine Operator, Can Closing Machine Operator, Canning Machine Operator See More

    How to become a Tying Machine Operator

    Most Tying Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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