Printer Slotter Helper

Feed paperboard blanks into machine that slot them for forming into boxes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Printer Slotter Helpers do?

Feeds precut paperboard blanks or sheets into machine that prints, scores, perforates, and slots them for forming into boxes: Loads precut blanks into automatic machine feeder, or positions stacks of paperboard sheets against guides on feed table and inserts each sheet into machine feed rollers. Adjusts scoring, perforating, and slotting disks or knives in machine as directed by PRINTER-SLOTTER OPERATOR 659.662-010, using wrench and tape measure. Fills ink reservoirs with ink of specified color. May off bear machine and stack processed blanks or sheets for further processing. May assist operator of machine equipped with gluing and folding attachment and be designated Flexo-Folder-Gluer-Machine Helper.

Should I be a Printer Slotter Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Printer Slotter Feeder, Spaghetti Press Helper

    How to become a Printer Slotter Helper

    Most Printer Slotter Helpers 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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