Machine Cell Tuber

Tend machines that wrap dry cells in plasticized material.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Cell Tubers do?

Tends machines that wrap dry cells in plasticized material and insert and seal cells in paper tubes or metal sleeves, using any of following methods: Installs roll of plastic film in wrapping machine equipped with sealing unit. Threads plastic film through feeding device to wrapping mechanism. Starts machine and feeds cells to machine. Tends tubing machine, fed by turntables, that inserts metal bottom and dry cell into paper tube and crimps tube over bottom. Tends sleeving machine, fed by turntable, that inserts tubed cell in metal sleeve and positions and crimps metal cap on sleeve. Inspects units for faulty crimping or sealing. Observes machine for malfunctions and makes adjustments, such as retiming machine, using handtools. May be designated according to machine tended as Sleeve-Machine Tender; Tubing-Machine Tender; Wrapping-Machine Tender.

Should I be a Machine Cell Tuber?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Cell Tuber, Machine

    How to become a Machine Cell Tuber

    Machine Cell Tubers 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 Machine Cell Tuber-related education!
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