Liner Machine Operator

Tend machines that glue paper over cardboard container blanks.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Liner Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that glues paper over cardboard container blanks and cuts covered blanks to specified length: Spaces feed and gluing rollers according to dimensions of blanks to be covered and adjusts position of end shears that cut covered blanks to specified length, using handtools. Pours glue into machine reservoir, moves lever to increase or decrease temperature of gluing rollers and threads paper from roll through guide and gluing rollers. Starts machine and feeds cardboard blanks into machine that glues paper over blanks and cuts them to specified length. May mix glue solutions.

Should I be a Liner Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Cap-Lining-Machine Operator, Cement Machine Operator, Handle Machine Operator, Paper-Cup-Handle-Machine Operator See More

    How to become a Liner Machine Operator

    Most Liner 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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