Profession heat sealing machine operator
Heat sealing machine operators operate sealing and gluing machines to join items together for further processing or to seal products or packages, using heat.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Thermoplastic materials
Types of materials of which the physical state changes when exposed to heat, as well as the specific manner in which the materials react to heat exposure.
- Types of heat sealing
The types of heat sealing that exist, for example induction sealing, induction welding, hot bar sealers, continuous heat sealing and impulse heat sealers and understand for which type of materials they are used.
- Ensure conformity to specifications
Ensure that the assembled products are conform to the specifications given.
- Set up machine controls
Set up or adjust machine controls to regulate conditions such as material flow, temperature, or pressure.
- Pack goods
Pack different kinds of goods such as finished manufactured products or goods in use. Pack goods by hand in boxes, bags and other types of containers.
- Operate heat sealing machinery
Operate machines and equipment used for sealing products, packaging or other thermoplastic materials using heat.
- 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.
- Maintain heat sealing machinery
Maintain machinery and equipment for sealing materials together, 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.
- Heat materials
Put the materials in an oven and heat them for a certain amount of time and to a specific temperature to shape or cure the material.
- 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.