Level Glass Forming Machine Operator

Tend battery of machines that form vials for levels from glass tubing.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Level Glass Forming Machine Operators do?

Tends battery of automatic machines that flame-cut and form vials for level from glass tubing: Inserts tubing in holder to feed machine. Replenishes tubing and replaces fill catch boxes. Examines formed glasses for defects, such as unclosed bottoms, elongated tops or misshapen vials, and notifies machine adjuster of machine malfunctioning. Removes formed glasses to workbench and files points from glasses to leave opening for filling, using half-round file.


Should I be a Level Glass Forming 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.

  • Also known as: Glass Forming Press Operator

    How to Become a
    Level Glass Forming Machine Operator

    Level Glass Forming 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 Level Glass Forming Machine Operator-related education!
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