Corner Cutter

Tend machines that cut pieces from corners of scored cardboard blanks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Corner Cutters do?

Tends machine that cuts V-or-L-shape pieces from corners of scored cardboard blanks to facilitate folding and forming boxes or from corners of paper sheets used for covering boxes: Turns wheel to adjust angle and position of guides on machine according to size of sheet or blank and cutting instructions. Positions single or multiple blanks or sheets against guides and depresses pedal to lower blade that cuts out corners. Turns stock to bring each corner into position for cutting and cuts specified number of corners. May be designated according to type of machine used as Double-Corner Cutter; Single-Corner Cutter.

Should I be a Corner Cutter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Cord Cutter, Core Cutter, Cork Cutter, Corn Cutter, Double-Corner Cutter, Single-Corner Cutter

    How to become a Corner Cutter

    Most Corner Cutters 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+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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