Paper products machine operators
Paper products machine operators monitor and operate machines which produce boxes, envelopes, bags and other goods from paper, paperboard, cardboard and similar materials.
Tasks include -
(a) operating and monitoring machines which glue paper to cardboard, cut it to the required length or cut and crease cardboard or paperboard to form box blanks;
(b) operating and monitoring pressing machines which form drinking cups or other containers from paper, paperboard or cardboard;
(c) operating and monitoring machines which cut, fold and glue paper to make envelopes and paper bags, or which form bags from other similar material.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Machine operator (cardboard products)
- Machine operator (envelope and paper bag production)
- Machine operator (paper box production)
- Paper products machine operator
- Papier maché moulder