Partition Assembly Machine Operator

Operate machines that automatically fit precut cardboard sections together.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Partition Assembly Machine Operators do?

Operates machine that automatically fits precut cardboard sections together to form complete partitions for cardboard cartons, according to specifications: Installs and adjusts stripper bars, feed dogs, side and finger guides, back stops, and ejector bars on machine table, and receiving fingers and push bars on rotating partition assembling wheel, using rule, gauges, and wrenches. Adjusts timing gear settings to synchronize movement of partition sections from machine table into sections in assembling wheel, using wrench. Fills magazines with partition sections and starts machine. Observes feeding and assembling operations and adjusts machine to form partitions to specifications. Maintains production records.


Should I be a Partition Assembly Machine Operator?

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

  • Also known as: Cigarette and Assembly Machine Operator

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    Partition Assembly Machine Operator

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