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Heddle Machine Operator

Tend machines that cut wires to form metal heddles for textile machineries.

What does a Heddle Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that cuts and shapes wire to form metal heddles for textile machinery: Mounts roll of wire on feeder mechanism and threads wire end through guides into machine. Starts machine and observes feed of wire into machine where wire is cut, swaged, and polished. Inspects finished heddles for specified dimensions, using gauges.