Yarn-Texturing-Machine Operator II

Tend machines to change texture and increase bulk of yarn.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Yarn-Texturing-Machine Operator IIs do?

Tends machine equipped with air-jet chambers through which continuous filament yarn is processed to change texture and increase bulk of yarn: Creels machine and threads yarn ends through machine guides, over feed rollers, air-jet chambers, tension guides, and drop wires. Loops end of yarn around takeup spool. Turns valve to start compressed air through jets to blow loops into yarn filaments, changing physical structure of yarn. Observes processing of yarn to detect breaks in yarn and filled takeup spools. Ties broken yarn ends. Pulls lever to stop spindle and doffs full package. Important variables may be indicated by trade name of texturing process or machine used.

Should I be a Yarn-Texturing-Machine Operator II?

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

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    Yarn-Texturing-Machine Operator II

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