Welt Trimming Machine Operator

Tend machines that trim excess welting material.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Welt Trimming Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that trims excess welting material from inside edge of hat body or brim: Turns screws to adjust depth of cut of machine blade, using screwdriver. Positions edge of hat body or brim against machine guide and pulls lever to lower presser foot onto material. Depresses pedal to start machine that cuts inside welt of hat body or brim. Removes cut welt from inside edge of hat body.

Should I be a Welt Trimming Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • 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.

  • Also known as: Fur-Trimming Machine Operator, Trim Master Operator, Trimmer Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Welt Trimming Machine Operator

    Most Welt Trimming Machine Operators 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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