Ending Machine Operator

Tend machines that glue ends on cardboard boxes or containers.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ending Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that glues ends on cardboard boxes or containers: Adjusts box form on machine and stacks ends in machine feedrack. Fills glue reservoir and starts machine. Bends scored blank around box form and presses pedal to position and glue end or ends on box. Stacks boxes on table for wrapping. May be designated according to machine operated as Double-Ending-Machine Operator; Single-Ending-Machine Operator.

Should I be an Ending Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Bonding Machine Operator, Double-Ending-Machine Operator, Single-Ending-Machine Operator

    How to become an Ending Machine Operator

    Most Ending 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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