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Waterproof Bag Cutting Machine Operator Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$30,531 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$418

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Waterproof Bag Cutting Machine Operator is $30,531 a year and $15 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Waterproof Bag Cutting Machine Operator is between $24,959 and $35,998. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends machine equipped with electric knife or rotary shear that cuts cloth into specified lengths and folds lengths for use in making bags: places roll of cloth on brackets of machine and threads cloth between feed rollers or sews cloth to leader in machine, using portable sewing machine.
  • Cuts cloth, using either of following methods: (1) moves slotted bar specified distance from folding bar to obtain length of cut and tightens setscrew to secure bar.
  • Starts machine that moves cloth over slotted bar.
  • Pushes electric knife along slot to cut cloth into lengths. (2) changes gears of machine, using wrenches, or turns dial to set feeding speed of machine that controls length of cut.
  • Starts machine that automatically cuts cloth into lengths, folds lengths, and deposits folded cloth on catch-bar of machine.
  • Periodically removes folded cloth accumulated on catch-bar and stacks cloth on handtruck.
  • Measures cloth lengths, using rule.
  • Records yardage cut.
  • May be designated according to type of bag cut as cotton-bag-cutting-machine operator; jute-bag-cutting-machine operator; waterproof-bag-cutting-machine operator.
Waterproof Bag Cutting Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 14,150

Estimated population of Waterproof Bag Cutting Machine Operator jobs: 993

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,394
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Waterproof Bag Cutting Machine Operator Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator - 2nd shift
Apr 26
Chicago, IL, USA
Bema, Incorporated
Bag Machine Operator A flexible packaging manufacturer is seeking to fill the position of an Auto-Wicketer Bag Machine Operator at its suburban Elmhurst facility. Duties and Responsibilities: • ...
Flexo Folder Gluer/Rotary Die Cutter / Machine Operator - 1st shift
Mar 26
Wood Dale, IL, USA
Champion Container Corporation
We are seeking Machine Operators for our 1st shift to join our team! You will perform operational activities in a corrugated manufacturing environment while ensuring excellent quality control. We are ...
Multi Machine Operator - Plastics
Apr 29
East Chicago, IN, USA
Masis Professional Group
A great machine operator needs to possess manual dexterity and an eye for detail. They must also ... Take measurements and mark material for cutting or shaping * Select appropriate machines (e.g. ...
Screw Machine Operator
Apr 9
Glendale Heights, IL, USA
Elgen Staffing
Sets cutting speeds and feed rates. * Moves controls to cycle machine through settings, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for operating factors such as ...
Production Batch Mixer / Machine Operator 19-00314
Apr 19
Waukegan, IL, USA
ESPO Engineering Corp
Production Batch Mixer / Machine Operator Location: Waukegan, IL Duration: Temp-to-Hire Hours: 2nd ... Set up and operate cutting or grinding equipment to reduce the particle size of ingredients
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