Tape Making Machine Operator

Tend machines that glue together strands of paper twines to form tapes.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tape Making Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that glues together strands of paper twine to form tape used for tying packages: Places bobbins of twine on creel. Threads ends of twine through guides, glue rollers, and dryer, and fastens tape to reel. Turns drier thermostat knob to regulate temperature. Starts machine and monitors operation to ensure uniform gluing and drying. May adjust printing device to imprint specified data on tape. May adjust guides to regulate width of tape.

Should I be a Tape Making Machine Operator?

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.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to Become a
    Tape Making Machine Operator

    Most Tape Making Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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