Wire Turning Machine Operator

Tend machines that cut binding wires.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wire Turning Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that cuts binding wires between successive wirebound box blanks, forms loops in wire ends, and drives wire tips into wood. Starts machine and observes boxes to detect uncut wire. Removes boxes from machine.

Should I be a Wire Turning Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Single-Wire-Saw Operator

    How to Become a
    Wire Turning Machine Operator

    Most Wire Turning 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+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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