Pad Machine Offbearer

Off bear machines that compress and wrap excelsiors into pads.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pad Machine Offbearers do?

Off bears machine that compresses and wraps excelsior into pads used in packing furniture and other products: Removes paper-covered excelsior pads from conveyor and inspects them for torn wrapping and completeness of filling. Tears open defective pads and dumps excelsior on salvage pile. Folds moistened gummed-paper tape over opened ends of acceptable pads to complete sealing of pads and stacks acceptable pads on floor.

Should I be a Pad Machine Offbearer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • 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: Assembly-Machine Offbearer, Auger-Machine Offbearer, Matcher Offbearer, Rebut-Machine Tail Offbearer See More

    How to become a Pad Machine Offbearer

    Most Pad Machine Offbearers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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