Profession paperboard products assembler

Paperboard products assemblers operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and processing equipment to control the processing of paperboard products.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

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Knowledge

  • 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.

  • 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.

Skills

  • Wear appropriate protective gear

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

  • 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.

  • Work safely with machines

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

  • Troubleshoot

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

  • Operate die-cut machines

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Conform to health and safety regulations

    Carry out all work in accordance with relevant environmental and health and safety legislation, risk assessment requirements and company policies. Take the necessary health and safety precautions during work including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate.

Optional knowledge and skills

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