Crown Assembly Machine Operator

Tend machines that insert and glue corks in bottlecap shells.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Crown Assembly Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that inserts and glues cork, paper, plastic, or aluminum foil in bottlecap shells: Pours glue into pot. Turns valves to adjust gas flame for heating glue and to regulate flow of glue into machine. Mounts roll of lining material on machine spindle and starts machine. Observes discs and shells flowing from hopper into machine and pries jammed discs or shells loose, using poker. Examines glued shells on conveyor and rejects bent shells and offcenter or chipped discs. Pries glued disk from sample shell, using pick, observes quantity and texture of glue on sample, and adjusts valves to maintain specified temperature and rate of flow of glue.

Should I be a Crown Assembly Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • How to Become a
    Crown Assembly Machine Operator

    Most Crown Assembly 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:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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