Box-Blank-Machine Operator

Set up, adjust, and operate machines to staple cleats and boards.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Box-Blank-Machine Operators do?

Sets up, adjusts, and operates machine to staple cleats and boards together to assemble box sections: Adds or removes links from chain-feed belt, spaces stops on belt, and spaces stapling heads, according to dimensions of box, using wrench. Mounts spools of wire on machine, threads ends through stapling heads, and starts machine. Directs workers engaged in feeding cleats and boards to machine and removing finished product. May make wirebound box sections, threading binding wire through guides so that staples fasten binding wire to box, and be designated Wire-Bound-Box-Machine Operator.

Should I be a Box-Blank-Machine Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Box Blank Machine Operator, Wire-Bound-Box-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Box-Blank-Machine Operator

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