Crown Assembly Machine Set-Up Mechanic

Operate battery of machines that insert and glue corks in bottlecap shells.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Crown Assembly Machine Set-Up Mechanics do?

Operates battery of machines that insert and glue cork, paper, plastic or aluminum foil in bottlecap shells: Installs punches and dies in crown assembly machines and adjusts stroke of punches that force lining material into caps. Turns adjustment screws to regulate feed mechanism, rate of glue flow, and heating flame. Starts machine and examines sample caps to verify conformance to specifications. Observes operation of machine to detect and diagnose cause of faulty operations. Disassembles machine and replaces broken or worn parts, using handtools. May repair machine conveyor belts [BELT REPAIRER].


Should I be a Crown Assembly Machine Set-Up Mechanic?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Job Change Crew Member, Set-Up Mechanic, Crown Assembly Machine

    How to Become a
    Crown Assembly Machine Set-Up Mechanic

    Most Crown Assembly Machine Set-Up Mechanics 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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