Molded Goods Embossing-Press Operator

Set up and operate presses to emboss designs on molded floor coverings.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Molded Goods Embossing-Press Operators do?

Sets up and operates press to emboss designs on molded hard-surface floor covering: Installs press pads and embossing plate on press, using handtools. Places molded hard-surface floor covering in press at designated point on pattern to make crosswise alignment of material with embossing plate and lengthwise alignment with press guidelines. Regulates controls to move material into press and to actuate plate. Examines floor covering after each impression to detect embossing defects. Changes press pads and adjusts temperature and pressing cycle to improve impression. Observes pressure gauges and guide markers as material progresses through press to ensure maintenance of required pressure and alignment.

Should I be a Molded Goods Embossing-Press Operator?

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

  • Also known as: Embossing-Press Operator, Molded Goods, Molded Goods Embossing Press Operator

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