Dicer Operator

Tend machines that cut plastic materials into cubes or pellets.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dicer Operators do?

Tends machine that cuts sheets or strands of plastic material into cubes or pellets for packaging: Observes feed of material from cooling unit into machine, and adjusts speed of cutters to cut pellets to specified size. May tend auxiliary equipment, such as tumbler dryer. May bag pellets.

Should I be a Dicer Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Roper Operator

    How to become a Dicer Operator

    Dicer Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Dicer Operator-related education!
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