Yarn Polishing Machine Operator

Tend machines that apply finishing solution to yarns, threads, or twines.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Yarn Polishing Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that applies finishing solution to yarn, thread, or twine to add strength and luster to item: Places full spools on spindles of creel, draws thread through finishing compound and drying and brushing units, and laps end onto takeup spools, or ties thread to preceding end. Pours finishing compound into tank to maintain specified level. Ties broken threads. Doffs finished spools and replaces them with empty spools.


Should I be a Yarn Polishing Machine Operator?

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.

  • How to Become a
    Yarn Polishing Machine Operator

    Yarn Polishing Machine 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 Yarn Polishing Machine Operator-related education!
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