Glue Spreading Machine Operator

Tend glue spreading machines that apply glue to materials.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glue Spreading Machine Operators do?

Tends glue spreading machine that applies glue to unfinished side of material, such as leather, imitation leather, fabric, and vinyl: Receives light signals indicating size of material to be glued from CASE FINISHER. Fills reservoir with glue, turns adjustment wheel to regulate flow of glue from rollers, and starts machine. Selects designated size of material and guides material into feed roller which glues and drops material onto conveyor for transfer to coverers. May place wax paper between parts to prevent sticking.

Should I be a Glue Spreading 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: Glue-Spreader Operator, String-Glue-and-Printing-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Glue Spreading Machine Operator

    Most Glue Spreading 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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