Operate double end trimming machines to saw lumbers into the same lengths.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Head Packagers do?
Operates double-end trimming machine to saw simultaneously several pieces of lumber to identical lengths: Sets movable saw at specified distance from stationary saw. Stacks lumber in machine and butts ends of lumber against guide block. Moves lever to clamp lumber in machine. Starts saws that cut off ends of lumber. Places sawed lumber on conveyor.
Should I be a Head Packager?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
How to become a Head Packager
Most Head Packagers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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