Lace Paper Machine Operator

Tend machines that emboss and pierce paper strips to form decorative items.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lace Paper Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that embosses and pierces paper strips to form lace paper doilies, place mats, and similar decorative articles: Loads roll of paper strip on machine, using chain hoist. Changes dies and cutters on machine and adjusts tension and pressure on feed rolls. Starts machine and inspects sample run for level of embossing, arrangement of piercing, and accuracy of cutoff, and corrects faulty machining.

Should I be a Lace Paper Machine 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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Lace Paper Machine Operator

    Lace Paper Machine 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 Lace Paper Machine Operator-related education!
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