Matchbook Assembler

Tend machines that automatically cut and fold printed paper strips.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Matchbook Assemblers do?

Tends machine that automatically cuts, scores, and folds printed paper strips and staples them to matchbook combs to form matchbooks: Places roll of matchbook cover strip on machine spindle and threads end through machine. Loads machine magazine with wire staples and starts machine. Inserts matchbook comb strips into slots on feed conveyor that conveys them to stapling unit that fastens cover to comb strip to form matchbook. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Removes finished matchbooks from bin and packs specified number into boxes.

Should I be a Matchbook Assembler?

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

  • How to become a Matchbook Assembler

    Matchbook Assemblers 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 Matchbook Assembler-related education!
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