Slitter-Creaser-Slotter Operator

Set up and operate machines to slot, score, crease, and trim paperboard.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Slitter-Creaser-Slotter Operators do?

Sets up and operates machine to slot, score, crease, and trim corrugated or plain paperboard sheets to form container blanks: Turns screws and moves picker feed bar and feed table guides to accommodate size of sheets. Positions slitting, scoring, and slotting dies by sliding dieheads along drive shaft over machine bed to obtain specified size blanks with prescribed depth and location of slots and creases. Stacks and aligns sheets against guide bar on feeder table. Presses lever to start automatic feed. Measures sample with rule to detect deviation in location of slots and creases.


Should I be a Slitter-Creaser-Slotter 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.

  • How to Become a
    Slitter-Creaser-Slotter Operator

    Slitter-Creaser-Slotter Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Slitter-Creaser-Slotter Operator-related education!
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