Profession edge bander operator

Edge bander operators tend machines that veneer materials, mostly wood, to increase durability and make them aesthetically pleasing. They also regulate the speed of the belt, set temperature control to regulate heat, brush glue on edges of panels and start and regulate the machine.

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Personality Type

Knowledge

  • Edge banding

    The process and different kinds of edge banding strips to cover materials with.

  • Quality standards

    The national and international requirements, specifications and guidelines to ensure that products, services and processes are of good quality and fit for purpose.

Skills

  • Ensure conformity to specifications

    Ensure that the assembled products are conform to the specifications given.

  • Ensure public safety and security

    Implement the relevant procedures, strategies and use the proper equipment to promote local or national security activities for the protection of data, people, institutions, and property.

  • Carry out measurements of parts

    Operate measurement instruments to measure parts of manufactured objects. Take into consideration specifications of manufacturers to perform the measuring.

  • Check quality of raw materials

    Check the quality of basic materials used for the production of semi-finished and finished goods by assessing some of its characteristics and, if needed, select samples to be analysed.

  • Maintain edge banding machinery

    Maintain edge banding machinery and equipment, to ensure that it is clean and in safe, working order. Perform routine maintenance on equipment and adjust when necessary, using hand and power tools.

  • Dispose of cutting waste material

    Dispose of possibly hazardous waste material created in the cutting process, such as swarf, scrap and slugs, sort according to regulations, and clean up workplace.

  • Operate edge banding machinery

    Operate machines and equipment used to cover materials such as wood with a protective layer.

Optional knowledge and skills

supply machine manufacturing of sports equipment monitor stock level record production data for quality control apply a protective layer weigh materials inspect quality of products monitor automated machines troubleshoot remove excess glue remove processed workpiece sand wood set up the controller of a machine repair edge banding machinery operate hot glue gun manipulate wood perform test run manufacturing of daily use goods

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