Automatic Machine Attendant

Tend automatic machines that assemble paper products like spools and tubes.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Machine Attendants do?

Tends automatic cutting, curling, crimping, capping, labeling, or tubing machines that assemble paper products, such as spools and tubes: Presses pedals, buttons, and switches or turns valves to start and stop machines and auxiliary devices, such as glue heaters, curling heads, and air ejectors. Dumps tubes, caps, labels, covers, spool shields, or paper strips into dispenser, feeds them onto conveyor, or positions them on mandrel. Pours glue into pots. Clears jams. May stack finished product on truck.

Should I be an Automatic Machine Attendant?

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

  • Also known as: Machine Stuffer, Automatic

    How to Become an
    Automatic Machine Attendant

    Automatic Machine Attendants 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 Automatic Machine Attendant-related education!
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