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Take Up Operator Salary
in Illinois, United States

$43,520 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Take Up Operator is $43,520 a year and $21 an hour in Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Take Up Operator is between $32,541 and $52,642. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Illinois, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates machine that applies finish to and winds up newly extruded polyester fibers onto takeup bobbins.
  • Turns valves on vacuum lines to activate aspirators that break and suck up yarn ends during doffing process.
  • Grasps yarn lines at each bobbin position to gather and guide moving yarn to aspirator.
  • Pushes filled bobbins of yarn away from bobbin drive rollers on takeup machine to stop spinning takeup bobbins.
  • Lifts filled bobbins from machine and places bobbins on cart.
  • Places empty bobbins on bobbin shafts of takeup machine.
  • Pushes bobbin shafts with empty bobbins next to spinning drive rollers to power rotation of bobbins preparatory to takeup of yarn on bobbins.
  • Pulls specified lines of yarn down from aspirator over rollers on takeup unit that guide and advance newly extruded yarn and throws yarn ends down against empty, spinning bobbins to takeup lines of bobbins.
  • Separates yarn ends along specified guide notches of machine to facilitate takeup of yarn on separate bobbins.
  • Aligns yarn taken up on bobbin, using wire brush.
Take Up Operator Job Prevalence in Illinois, United States

Job family: Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 73,530

Estimated population of Take Up Operator jobs: 684

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Illinois, United States

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Description: Illinois ( (listen) IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and immense agricultural productivity in the north and center of the state, and natural resources such as coal, timber, and petroleum in the south, Illinois has a diverse economic base, and is a major transportation hub. Chicagoland, Chicago's metropolitan...

Take Up Operator Job Listings for Illinois, United States

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Jun 18
Crest Hill, United States
Joliet Junior College
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Plastic Molding Machine Operator
Jun 5
Pingree Grove, IL, USA
FlexiCorps, Inc
Maintain communication with next shift person to take over operations. * Examine parts being ... Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. * Alternately, stand and/or sit for the duration of the shift.
Lead Extrusion Operator
Apr 29
Franklin Park, IL, USA
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Champaign, IL, USA
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