Electric Sealing Machine Operator

Tend machines that heat and seal precut or predesigned plastic material.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Electric Sealing Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that heats and seals precut or predesigned plastic material or film to form book covers, eyeglass cases, baby pants, tubing, and other plastic-coated products: Moves controls on machine to adjust temperature, pressure, and time cycle. Loads feeding mechanism with rolls of plastic material. Aligns edges of continuous plastic strips and guides them into position under electrode. Starts machine and depresses pedal to lower electrode that heats and seals edges of material. Removes product from machine and stacks it in rack or on table. May position plastic strip over article preparatory to heat sealing article.

Should I be an Electric Sealing Machine Operator?

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

  • Also known as: Dielectric-Heat-Sealing-Machine Operator, Electro-Winning Operator

    How to Become an
    Electric Sealing Machine Operator

    Electric Sealing Machine 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 Electric Sealing Machine Operator-related education!
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