Box Sealing Inspector

Inspect band of adhesives on self-sealing box blank flaps.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Box Sealing Inspectors do?

Inspects band of adhesive on self-sealing box blank flaps to detect irregular width and faulty application: Removes box blanks from discharge end of box-sealing machine. Examines flaps to determine width of adhesive band and feels band to determine thickness of adhesive application. Tests strength of adhesive by sealing sample box blank flaps together and pulling them apart to determine force required to break seal. Notifies BOX-SEALING-MACHINE OPERATOR to stop machine when jamming occurs or to adjust machine controls to correct faulty adhesive application. Counts and stacks inspected blanks on conveyor and pushes stacks down conveyor for bundling.

Should I be a Box Sealing Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Box Sealing Inspector

    Most Box Sealing Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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