Stacking-Machine Operator I

Operate machines to stack plates to assemble laminated products.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stacking-Machine Operator Is do?

Operates machine to stack plates or sheets of material, such as metal or plastic, to assemble laminated products, such as rotor cores and storage battery elements or to form bundles for shipment: Places specified material into one or more feed magazines or holding devices. Moves lever to set automatic feed for number of items specified for stack. Turns screws to adjust opening in feed mechanism to size of item, using measuring instruments or built-in scale and handtools. Starts machine that automatically measures or counts and stacks specified number of pieces in desired arrangement. Clears jams and adjusts machine to correct malfunction, using handtools. Removes finished stack from machine and places stack into basket or into magazine of machine performing subsequent operation. May insert spacers between bundles to form continuous stack.

Should I be a Stacking-Machine Operator I?

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

  • Also known as: Stacking Machine Operator, Staking-Machine Operator

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    Stacking-Machine Operator I

    Stacking-Machine Operator Is 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 Stacking-Machine Operator I-related education!
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