Paper Products Machine Operator

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

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    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.

    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