Wrap Turner

Tend machines that turn wraps on platformed shoe to prepare for cementing.
picture of Wrap Turner

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wrap Turners do?

Tends machine that turns wrap on platformed shoe to prepare for cementing: Brushes liquid leather softener on wrap to prevent tearing. Holds toe of shoe upside down so that wrap fits over stationary U-shaped horn of machine. Depresses pedal that lowers flat, toe-shaped piece against bottom of shoe at toe, pressing shoe downward below walls of horn, to reverse wrap. Performs same operation at heel of shoe. Turns wrap on sides by hand.

Should I be a Wrap Turner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Belt Turner, Board Turner, Bobbin Turner, Box Turner, Tube Turner

    How to become a Wrap Turner

    Wrap Turners generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Wrap Turner-related education!
    Schools close to

    Careers Similar to Wrap Turner