Glue Mill Operator

Tend line of mills and conveyors to break, sift, and package dry glues.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glue Mill Operators do?

Tends line of mills, conveyors, shakers, and filling machine to break, sift, and package dry glue or gelatin: Starts mills, conveyors, and shakers equipped with screens of prescribed mesh size. Opens gate in chute of hopper and drops coarse material into mill. Observes line to detect malfunction or breakdown of machinery as material is milled, sifted, and loaded into tank of filling machine. Stops line when malfunctions occur. Places container below filling machine and clamps spout equipped with scale to container. Opens valve to fill spout to prescribed weight, observing scale. Closes valve and opens slide gate to drop glue into container. Pushes slide gate to close spout and seals container. May stack bags on skid. May use device which levels each layer of bags with floor to facilitate stacking.

Should I be a Glue Mill Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Graphite-Mill Operator, Kraft Mill Operator, Litharge Mill Operator, Paste-Mill Operator

    How to become a Glue Mill Operator

    Glue Mill 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 Glue Mill Operator-related education!
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