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Set up and operate a variety of machines to make latches and needles.

What does a Needlemaker do?

Sets up and operates variety of machines to make latch and spring needles for use in manufacture of knitted or sewn goods: Selects dies, jigs, and fixtures working from blueprints. Machines hook, shank, and slot in needle, grinds needle including point, and mills jack to hold spring needle in place. May grind rivet to contour designed to lock latch of needle in place.