Punchboard Filling Machine Operator

Tend machines that insert numbered paper cylinders in holes of punchboards.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Punchboard Filling Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that inserts numbered paper cylinders in holes of punchboards: Places printed paper strips in tubular magazine and locks it in filling machine. Presses punchboard over pegs in plate of machine and moves lever to lower blade that cuts paper into strips and raises plate against teeth that stuffs them into punchboard holes.

Should I be a Punchboard Filling 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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Short-Filler-Bunch-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Punchboard Filling Machine Operator

    Most Punchboard Filling Machine Operators 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:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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