Automatic Die-Cutting-Machine Operator

Operate automatic die-cutting machines that cut shapes from rolls of felts.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Automatic Die-Cutting-Machine Operators do?

Operates automatic die-cutting machine to cut various specified shapes from roll of felt: Positions dies into machine, and aligns upper cutting die with surfaces of bed. Inserts shims between die and bed to set specified gap, and locks dies into position, using wrenches. Places rolls of felt in feed holders, turns knobs to synchronize action of feed rolls with ram, and threads end of felt through feed rolls and die bed to takeoff conveyor. Starts machine and inspects sample cuts to determine conformity to specifications. May sew or glue together ends of rolls to form continuous feed. When cutting specified shapes from rolls of foam rubber, may be designated Die-Cutting-Machine Operator, Automatic.


Should I be an Automatic Die-Cutting-Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Automatic Die Cutting Machine Operator, Die-Cutting-Machine Operator, Automatic

    How to Become an
    Automatic Die-Cutting-Machine Operator

    Most Automatic Die-Cutting-Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2864%25%29|certificate+%2836%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,64,64
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