winding machine operator


Winding machine operators tend machines that wrap strings, cords, yarns, ropes, threads onto reels, bobbins, or spools. They handle materials, prepare them for processing, and use winding machines for the purpose. They also perform routine maintenance of the machinery.

Alternative label

  • winder operator

  • core winding operator

  • winding operator

  • winder tender

  • machine bobbin winder

  • winding machine tender

  • winding machinist

  • bobbin winder

  • core winder machine operator

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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