Adhesive Bandage Machine Operator

Tend machines that make adhesive bandages from cloth and plastic material.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Adhesive Bandage Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that automatically makes adhesive bandages from cloth and plastic material: Positions specified rolls of materials on machine spindles and locks them in place with plates and setscrews to prevent unrolling. Threads materials through rollers in prescribed sequence. Starts machine that cuts materials to required length, affixes gauze to cloth or plastic tape, fastens crinoline strips to ends, seals completed bandage in paper wrapper, and deposits it on conveyor belt or in bin for subsequent packing. Observes machine during operations to detect jamming, twisted materials, or malfunctions and makes minor adjustments to correct faults.

Should I be an Adhesive Bandage Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Adhesive Bandage Making Operator

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    Adhesive Bandage Machine Operator

    Adhesive Bandage Machine Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Adhesive Bandage Machine Operator-related education!
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