Marker Machine Attendant

Tend equipment that automatically detect and mark defects in glass ribbons.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Marker Machine Attendants do?

Tends equipment that automatically detects and marks defects in glass ribbon on conveyor line in glass manufacturing establishment: Observes indicator lights on equipment to ensure activation of all inspection zones. Activates marker at each inspection zone and observes operation of markers to test marker operation. Draws line across glass ribbon, using chalk, to simulate glass defects, and observes equipment operation to verify inspection process. Replenishes chalk in marker mechanism and sheets of paper beneath glass ribbon. Observes lighted panel to determine frequency of marking, according to company standards, and notifies designated personnel if overmarking or undermarking occurs. Inspects glass from catwalk to ensure defects are marked by machine. Cleans and removes dirt, dust, and broken glass from machine and work area, using broom, shovel, vacuum cleaner, and dust cloths.

Should I be a Marker Machine Attendant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Fur-Blowing-Machine Attendant, Machine Attendant

    How to become a Marker Machine Attendant

    Marker Machine Attendants 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 Marker Machine Attendant-related education!
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