Wrapper Operator

Wrap extended spring leaf ends around main leaf.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Wrapper Operators do?

Wraps extended spring leaf ends around main leaf, using hand-operated wrapping device: Selects and sets eye pin into base of wrapping device. Positions cold main-leaf eye over pin to hold main leaf in place during wrapping. Heats end of second leaf for specified time in furnace and positions leaf behind main-leaf eye, using clamp tongs. Inserts centering pin through center hole in each leaf to align leaves and clamps leaves together with tongs. Pulls lever to move pressure plate against heated end of second leaf forcing it around main-leaf eye.


Should I be a Wrapper 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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Hand Wrapper Operator, Napper Operator

    How to become a Wrapper Operator

    Wrapper Operators 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 Wrapper Operator-related education!
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