Paper Products Machine Operator

Paper Products Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture paper packaging and other products from paper and fibreboard stock.

Overview

Paper Products Machine Operators operate machines to manufacture paper packaging and other products from paper and fibreboard stock.

Day-to-day

  • sets up printing plates, ink circulation systems, knives, creases, cutting dies, and folding and gluing machines
  • loads machines with paper and fibreboard
  • operates machines to form cardboard containers, paper plates, egg cartons, tissue paper and other paper products
  • adjusts and cleans machines and performs minor repairs.

Occupation snapshot
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Moderate

To become a Paper Products Machine Operator

  • You can work as a Paper Products Machine Operator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in printing or papermaking operations might be helpful.

    Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations

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