Gluer Machine Operator

Tend machines that place pencil leads in grooves of wooden slats.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Gluer Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that places pencil leads in grooves of wooden slats and cements slats together to form pencil blanks: Places pencil leads and wooden slats in feed hoppers of machine. Fills reservoirs of machine with cement. Starts machine that automatically applies cement to grooved surface of slats, places lead in grooves and joins cemented slats to form blank. Stops machine and removes jammed slats or leads.

Should I be a Gluer Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Glue Jointer Operator, Glue Line Operator, Glue Machine Operator, Glue Mounter Operator, Glue Reel Operator See More

    How to become a Gluer Machine Operator

    Most Gluer 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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