Profession paperboard products assembler

Paperboard products assemblers construct the components or parts made from paperboard according to strictly laid down procedures. They assemble products such as tubes, spools, cardboard boxes, paper plates and craft boards.

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Personality Type

Knowledge

  • Types of paper

    The different criteria used to determine differences in paper types such as coarseness and thickness, and the different fabrication methods and wood types from which the types of paper stem.

  • 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

  • Work safely with machines

    Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.

  • Monitor automated machines

    Continuously check up on the automated machine's set-up and execution or make regular control rounds. If necessary, record and interpret data on the operating conditions of installations and equipment in order to identify abnormalities.

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

    Wear relevant and necessary protective gear, such as protective goggles or other eye protection, hard hats, safety gloves.

  • Troubleshoot

    Identify operating problems, decide what to do about it and report accordingly.

  • Operate paper folding machine

    Perform folder operations, such as setting up and adjusting the feeder for delivery. Prepare the folder machine for special processes like perforating, scoring, trimming, softening, and binding of paper products.

  • Operate die-cut machines

    Operate machinery to cut paper products into a pattern, which is folded and glued into a certain shape.

  • Monitor conveyor belt

    Monitor the flow of the work pieces on the conveyor belt as they are processed by the machine to ensure optimal productivity.

  • Supply machine

    Ensure the machine is fed the necessary and adequate materials and control the placement or automatic feed and retrieval of work pieces in the machines or machine tools on the production line.

  • Perform test run

    Perform tests putting a system, machine, tool or other equipment through a series of actions under actual operating conditions in order to assess its reliability and suitability to realise its tasks, and adjust settings accordingly.

Optional knowledge and skills

consult technical resources perform machine maintenance coordinate shipments of recycling materials develop assembly instructions styles of boxes prepare production reports mix ink ensure compliance with environmental legislation types of boxes test edge crush manufacturing of daily use goods keep records of work progress verify product specifications record production data for quality control set up the controller of a machine remove processed workpiece maintain recycling records apply a protective layer printing on large scale machines inspect quality of products operate corrugator